Module 4: Electric Forces and Fields

Syllabus List of Modules Schedule Laboratories

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Web Material: Forces and Fields

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will be able to use Coulomb's law and the principle of superposition to find the electric force charged objects exert on each other and to calculate the electric field due to various charge distributions.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 19
bulletWorkbook, Modules 11.1-11.5
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 8

If you miss having regular lectures, consider these video lectures.

bullet Lecture 1: What holds our world together?
bullet Lecture 2: Electric Field Lines

 
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Web Material: Gauss' Law

bulletObjectives:
bulletAfter completing this module students will be able to use Gauss' law to find the electric field of symmetric charge distributions.
bulletAdditional Material:
bulletSerway, Chapter 19
bulletWorkbook, Modules 11.6-11.7
bulletAssignment:
bulletAssignment 9

 If you miss having regular lectures, consider these video lectures.

bullet Lecture 3: Electric Flux, Gauss's Law, Examples