PHYS 155 Assignment 2 Solutions
1. Field lines
Below are some poorly drawn eld lines. Rank the three regions A, B, and C from
smallest electric eld magnitude to largest.
C
A
B
Answer:
The closer the eld lines, the larger the magnitude of the electric eld.
Phys_155:
Solutions
Assignment #8
Due: Mar 20, 2014
Magnetic field, force on charge, gyration:
1. Report your choice and explain.
Two electrons are located in a region of space where the magnetic field is zero. Electron A is at rest; and
electron B is mov
PHYS 155 Assignment 2
due Jan. 30, 2014
All numeric answers should be given to 3 1 signicant gures (no more) and must include
2
the units (unless the number is unitless).
1. Field lines
Below are some poorly drawn eld lines. Rank the three regions A, B, a
PHYS 155 Assignment 1
due Jan. 23, 2014
All numeric answers should be given to 3 1 signicant gures (no more) and must include
2
the units (unless the number is unitless).
1. Charge
Three objects are charged to 1 nC, 5 C, and 8 mC. How many excess electron
Phys. 155 Lecture 11
Magnetic Torque. Magnetic Field Production
Outline:
Review: Force on a wire.
Magnetic Torque:
= I A B;
| = I A B sin
Problems: Magnetic torque, tilted loop, deflected rod.
Introduction: Electromagnetism.
Magnetic field of a str
Voltage source
C. Xiao
B.Sc.,M.Sc. in Physics from University of Science and
Technology of China in Hefei, China
Part 2: Electric Circuits
Dr. rer. nat. (Doctor in Natural Science) in Physics
from Ruhr-Universitt Bochum, Germany
Dr. Chijin Xiao
Research I
Problems on force Fi from previous exams
Correct answer is (a)
A wire having a mass per unit length of 0.500 g/cm carries a 2.00-A current horizontally to the
south. What are the direction and magnitude of the minimum magnetic field needed to lift this wi
Problems on force Fi from previous exams
A wire having a mass per unit length of 0.500 g/cm carries a 2.00-A current horizontally to the
south. What are the direction and magnitude of the minimum magnetic field needed to lift this wire
vertically upward?
Additional problems for Lectures 3-4.
Torque:
A coil carries a current and experiences a torque due to a magnetic field. The value of
the torque is 80% of the maximum possible. (a) What is the smallest angle between the
magnetic field and the normal to th
Solutions to problems considered in
class
(Lectures 1-2)
Test question:
A proton traveling due west in a region that contains only a magnetic field experiences a vertically upward force (away from the surface of the
earth). What is the direction of the ma
Current and Power
C. Xiao
Physics
Cutnell & Johnson (9th ed.)
Chapter 20.1, 20.4
Pages 595-597, 601-603
Conductor
Insulator
Semiconductor
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Phys155-part2-02-Current and Power, C. Xiao, 2015
P155-part2-02,
Physics
Cutnell & Johnson (9th ed.)
Chapter 20.1, 20.4
Pages 595-597, 601-603
Phys155-part2-02-Current and Power, C. Xiao, 2015
1
Potential difference (voltage) between two
points causes charges to move (last
lecture)
Media through which the charges flow
Part 2: Electric Circuits
Dr. Chijin Xiao
Phys155-part2-01-Voltage, Xiao, 2015
1
B.Sc.,M.Sc. in Physics from University of Science and
Technology of China in Hefei, China
Dr. rer. nat. (Doctor in Natural Science) in Physics
from Ruhr-Universitt Bochum, Ge
Phys. 155 Lecture 12
Magnetic Field Production, Amperes Law,
Magnetic Materials
Outline:
Demonstration: Oersted experiment, Parallel wires.
Problems: Torque, B-field of wires
Magnetic field of a current (circular) loop and of a solenoid.
Problem: Net
Phys. 155 Lecture 10
Force on a Current Carrying Conductor in B Field
Outline:
Review: Force on a moving charge
Velocity Separator E and B field effects compensated
J.J. Thomson experiment to determine the charge/mass ratio
of the electron
Force on a
Phys. 155 Lecture 9
Magnetic Field and force on a moving charge
Outline:
Permanent magnets
Magnetic field concept
Force on a moving charge:
- Expression
- Right hand rule
Work done by force on a moving charge
Circular trajectory motion:
- Centripetal
Part 2: Electric Circuits
Example solutions
Dr. Chijin Xiao
Phys155-part2-Example solutions, Xiao, 2015
1
Plancks constant
=6.63x1034 Js = 4.14x 1015 eVs
Photon energy
=
f (or ) is the frequency of the light
cycles/second (Hertz, Hz)
Wavelength
=
c= 3
Physics
Cutnell & Johnson (9th ed.)
Chapter 19.5, 20.12, 20.13
Pages 579-583, 620-623
Phys155-Pt2-08-circuits with capacitors, C. Xiao, 2015
1
In this section of my lectures we will
be revisiting the key equations for
capacitors.
We will also introduce a
Physics
Cutnell & Johnson (9th ed.)
Chapter 20
Phys155-part2-07-Circuit Analysis II, C. Xiao, 2015
1
When circuits get really complex
methods learned so far will still work,
but they can take a long time to do.
A particularly bad case is using the
Superp
Physics
Chapter 20.6-20.8, 20.10
Pages 606-614, 615-618
Phys155-part2-05-Series and Parallel Circuits, C. Xiao, 2015
1
In this section of lectures we will be
developing the two common types of
resistor arrangements; series and
parallel.
To do this we wil
Physics
Cutnell & Johnson (9th ed.)
Chapter 20.3
Pages 601-603
Phys155-part2-04-Ohms Law, C. Xiao, 2015
1
In this lecture we will be developing
the relationship between voltage,
current and resistance.
Power equations for resistors will also
be developed
Physics
Cutnell & Johnson (9th ed.)
Chapter 20.3
Pages 598-601
Phys155-part2-03-Resistance, C. Xiao, 2015
1
In this lecture we will be developing the
concept of resistance.
To do this we will use as an analogy of
water flowing in a pipe.
Phys155-part2-03-
Additional problems for Lectures 5-6.
Lenz:
1. A flexible, circular conducting loop lies in a uniform magnetic field, as shown below.
The loop is pulled on opposite sides by equal forces and stretched until its
enclosed area is essentially zero, as sugges
Solutions to problems considered in
class
(Lectures 3-4)
Solution
Given are B, I, L (length) and m
(mass) of the conductor.
How to determine the angle?
2
Solution for 2 turns loop torque
Magnitude of torque=NIAB=2x10^(-2)A*3.14x1^2m^2*0.5T=3.14x10^(-2) Nm
Series and Parallel Circuits
C. Xiao
In this section of lectures we will be
developing the two common types of
resistor arrangements; series and
parallel.
To do this we will introduce some very
important laws and rules that you
must become familiar with.
Resistance
C. Xiao
Physics
(9th
Cutnell & Johnson
ed.)
Chapter 20.3
Pages 598-601
Phys155-part2-03-Resistance, C. Xiao, 2014
In this section of my lectures we will be
developing the concept of resistance.
To do this we will use as an analogy of
water flow