III. ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM
Unit 7: Electrostatics (2.5 weeks) – Dec 21-22; Jan 3 - 7; 10 -14 ( 1 extra day available)
A. Coulomb’s Law - Ch 16
B. Electric Fields and Gauss’ Law
C. Electric Potential Energy and Electric Potential - Ch 17
E. Capacitance
1. Graphical description of capacitance (charge vs. voltage)
a. slope – capacitance
b. area – energy stored
2. Capacitors in series and parallel
D. Applications
1. Point charge distributions
2. Parallel plates
3. Cathode ray tubes
4. Millikan Oil Drop Experiment
5. Condensers, uninterruptible power supplies, tone controls

Problem Set:
day 1: 1-10, pg 465;
day 2: 11-19, pg 465, 466;
day 3: 23-30, pg 466
day 4: 31-37, pg 466
day 5: 1-13, pg 489
day 6: 14-23, pg 489
day 7: 31-40, pg 490
day 8: 42-44, 46-49, pg 490; 62, 492
day 9, 10: Lab – Electrostatics
day 11: test


ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENT (Due 1/4/11)
Work through example problem 16.4, on page 448, 449

Assignment - Due 1/6/11
Work through example problems 16-8, 16-9, page 452, 453 and be ready to explain.