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# Second Semester Objectives

PACE

Part II Electricity and Magnetism Ch. 23 Electric Fields 1. Charge, Field, and Potential a. Students should understand the concept o electric ield. !. Students should understand the concept o electrical potential. 2. Coulom!"s #a\$ and Field Potential o Point Charges a. Students should understand Coulom!"s #a\$ and the principals o superposition. !. Students should %no\$ the potential unction or a point charge. 3. Electrostatics \$ith Conductors a. Students should understand the nature o electric ields in and around conductors. !. Students should !e a!le to descri!e and s%etch a graph o the electric ield and potential inside and outside a charged conducting sphere. c. Students should understand induced charge and electrostatic shielding. Ch. 2& 'auss"s #a\$ a. Students should understand the relationship !et\$een ield and lu(. !. Students should understand 'auss"s #a\$. Ch. 2) Electric Potential a. Students should !e a!le to use the principle o superposition. !. Students should %no\$ the ields o highly symmetric charge distri!utions. Ch. 2* Capacitance and +ielectrics a. Students should %no\$ the de inition o capacitance so they can relate stored charge and ,oltage or a capacitor. !. Students should understand energy storage in capacitors. c. Students should understand the physics o the parallel-plate capacitor. d. Students should understand cylindrical and spherical capacitors. e. Students should understand the !eha,ior o dielectrics. Ch. 2. Current and /esistance 1. Current, /esistance, Po\$er a. Students should understand the de inition o electric current. !. Students should understand conducti,ity, resisti,ity, and resistance. Ch. 20 +irect Current Circuits 1. Steady-State +irect Current Circuits \$ith 1atteries and /esistors 2nly a. Students should understand the !eha,iors o series and parallel com!inations o resistors. !. Students should understand the properties o ideal and real !atteries. c. Students should !e a!le to apply 2hm"s #a\$ and 3irchho "s rules to directcurrent ciruits. d. Students should understand the properties o ,oltmeters and ammeters. 2. Capacitors in Circuits a. Students should understand the !eha,ior o capacitors connected in series or in parallel. !. Students should understand energy storage in capacitors.

c. Students should !e a!le to calculate the ,oltage or stored charge, under steadystate conditions, or a capacitor connected to a circuit consisting o a !attery and resistors. d. Students should understand the discharging or charging o a capacitor through a resistor. e. Students should de,elop s%ill in analy4ing the !eha,ior o circuits containing se,eral capacitors and resistors. Ch. 25 Magnetic Fields a. Students should understand the orce e(perienced !y a charged particle in a magnetic ield. !. Students should understand the orce e(perienced !y a current in a magnetic ield. c. Students should understand the magnetic ield produced !y a long straight current-carrying \$ire. Ch. 36 Sources o the Magnetic Field a. Students should understand the 1iot-Sa,art #a\$. !. Students should understand the statement and application o 7mpere"s #a\$ in integral orm. c. Students should de,elop s%ill in applying the superposition principle. Ch. 31 Faraday"s #a\$ a. Students should understand the concept o magnetic lu(. !. Students should understand Faraday"s #a\$ and #en4"s #a\$. c. Students should de,elop s%ill in analy4ing the orces that act on induced currents. d. Students should !e amiliar \$ith Ma(\$ell"s e8uations. Ch. 32 - Inductance a. Students should understand the concept o inductance. !. Students should de,elop s%ill in analy4ing circuits containing inductors and resistors.