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# Phys 201 Final Exam

Fall '06

## Question 1 : A uniformly charged ring of radius a lies in

the x-y plane with its center at the origin. Its total charge is +Q. Calculate the electric field vector E at the point P (0, 0, h).

## E. Ark, M. Ark, E. Ouz, Y. Skarlatos

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Question 2 : Four closed surfaces, S1 through S4, together with the charges 2Q , +Q , and Q are sketched in the figure. The curves are the intersections of the surfaces with the page. Find the electric flux through each surface.

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## Question 3 : Points A and B are at distances a and b to an

infinitely long line charge having a uniform charge per unit length > 0. Calculate the potential difference VA VB .

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## Question 4 : Initially capacitor C1 has charge Q and

capacitor C2 is uncharged. The switch S is closed at t = 0. a) Calculate the final charges on each capacitor. b) Calculate the energy dissipated in the resistor until equilibrium is reached.

C1

C2

## E. Ark, M. Ark, E. Ouz, Y. Skarlatos

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Question 5 : Positively charged particles pass through a region of mutually perpendicular, uniform electric and magnetic fields with horizontal speed as shown in the figure. Upon entering the second region where only the magnetic field exists, they follow a circular path of radius r and stop at point P. Calculate the charge over q mass ratio for these particles. m

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## Question 6 : A long and thin cylindrical

shell of radius R carries a uniform surface charge density > 0. It is rotated with constant angular speed about its axis. Using Amperes law, calculate the magnetic field vector inside the cylinder. Phys 201 Final Exam

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## E. Ark, M. Ark, E. Ouz, Y. Skarlatos

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Question 8 : The switch S has been at A for a long time. At t = 0 the switch S is thrown from A to B. Find the current I (t ) as a function of time and plot I (t ) .

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 1 : A uniform electric field exists between two parallel planes. The planes are a distance d apart, and the electric field is directed parallel to the planes. A particle of mass m, charge q enters the field region with speed v and perpendicular to the boundary plane, as shown in the figure. Neglect gravity. a) Calculate , the angle of deflection (see figure). b) Calculate h, the displacement in the y-direction.

m,q

v
E
d

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 2 : A uniformly charged sphere of charge Q and radius R is centered at a corner of a cube of side a with a > R, as shown in the figure. a) Through which of the faces (Up, Down, Left, Right, Front, Back) is the electric flux zero? b) Calculate the electric flux through one of the other faces.

U L B R a a a D

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 3 : A line segment of length R is attached perpendicularly to a semicircular arc of radius R , as shown in the figure. The line segment and the arc lie in the same plane and carry a uniform linear charge density . Calculate the electric potential at the center of the arc (point P in the figure).

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 4 : A dielectric slab of thickness d and dielectric constant is inserted a Q a distance x between the plates of a parallel-plate capacitor with square plates of size a and spacing d (see figure). The capacitor carries a charge Q and is not connected to a battery or any other circuit element. d a) Calculate the capacitance C as a function of x and other parameters given in the problem. b) Calculate the energy U stored in the capacitor as a function of x and other x parameters given in the problem. c) Calculate the force acting on the dielectric slab.

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## v = v1 + 13v1 k in a region of uniform magnetic field B = B k . You should i

know that the particle will move in a helix. a) Calculate the radius of the helix (see figure). b) Calculate the pitch h of the helix (see figure).

B
m R h

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 6 : An infinitely long straight wire carrying a current I is bent at a right angle, as shown in the figure. Find the magnetic field at point P which is a distance 3a away from one of the wires and a distance 4a away from the other.

3a

P 4a I

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 7 : A simple generator is a conducting loop being rotated in a uniform magnetic field. The field has magnitude B and the loop is a rectangle of area A. the loop is rotated at a constant angular velocity around an axis perpendicular A to B , as shown in the figure. The loop is connected to a load resistor R. a) Find the emf induced when the normal of the loop makes an angle with the direction of the magnetic field B . b) Hence, find the current at that instant. R c) Find the torque we must exert at that instant. d) Find the mechanical power input at that instant. e) Find the electrical power output at that instant.

## N. nci, M. Mungan, Y. Skarlatos

Spring '05

Question 8 : The switch in the circuit shown in the figure is opened at time t = 0, after having stayed for a long time a) What is the current in the inductor at time t+ = 0+ (immediately after the switch is opened) ? L C b) What is the potential difference across the capacitor at time t+ = 0+ ? s c) What is the highest value that the potential difference across the capacitor will take for t > 0 ?

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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Question 1 : Half of a planer annulus of inner and outer radii a and b carries a uniform positive surface charge density + as shown in figure. (i) Find the electric potential V at the center O of the annulus. (ii) Find the electric field vector at the center of the annulus.

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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Question 2 : The electric potential of a non uniformly charged insulating sphere of radius

r3 3V R ) for r <R , and V ( r ) = 0 for r >R, where V0 is 3 4r 4R a positive constant. Using this information, find (i) the electric fied E ( r ) both inside and
R is known to be V ( r ) = V0 (1 outside the sphere, and (ii) the total charge Q of the sphere.

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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Question 3 : An infinitely large conducting wall (slab) of thickness 2a , is placed in such a way that its two infinite faces are located at x = -a and x = a , and are parallel to the y-z T plane, as shown in figure. The wall carries a uniform current density j = j0 k , where j0 is a positive constant. By using Amperes law, find the magnetic field B : (i) inside the wall (at some point x < a ) and (ii) outside the wall (at some point x > a ). Make sure that you draw figures and show the direction of magnetic field and your choice of amperian loops clearly.
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j -a j z 2a a x

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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Question 4 : A uniform magnetic field B is present in a cylindrical volume of radius R as shown in figure. The magnetic field B increases with time according

y R q2 q3

dB = k , where k is a positive constant. A point charge +q1 is fixed at the dt R R center of the region, another charge +q2 is fixed at ( x = , y = ) , and a third 2 2
to charge +q3 is fixed at (x=R, y=R). Find the magnitude and direction of the forces acting on these charges.

x q1

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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I Question 5 : A parallel plate capacitor with plate area A and a plate d separation d is partially filled with a dielectric material of thickness b and a b II dielectric constant as shown in figure. The capacitor has charge Q . Calculate the electric field in regions (i) I and (ii) II. (iii) Calculate the -Q potential difference V between the plates of the capacitor. (iv) Calculate the capacitance C of the capacitor.

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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Question 6 : A particle of mass m and charge +q moving in y-direction enters perpendicularly into a region between and where there exist a h directed out of page. (See figure) (i) What uniform magnetic field minimum speed must the particle have to be able to reach ? (ii) If the x 0 same particle y enters with speed , with what angle to the y-axis will it exit m +q the region?

## Phys 201 Final Exam

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Spring '10

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Question 7 : A semicircular wire of radius R lies in the x-y plane with its center located at the origin. The wire carries a current I. Using d s = ( sin i + cos ) Rd (See figure), calculate the magnetic field vector B j produced by this wire segment at the point P : (0 , 0 , z).

B=?

ds

## Phys 201 Final Exam

S. Nergiz, . Semiz

Spring '10

g Question 8 : The figure shows a pair of vertical parallel conducting rails, connected at C the top by a capacitor of capacitance C. The capacitor is initially uncharged. A conducting wire of mass m and length l is free to slide without friction on the rails. A l uniform magnetic field B in horizontal direction is present everywhere. The rails and m the removable wire all have zero resistance. The wire is released from rest at time t = 0 from the top of the rails and starts to fall under the influence of gravity. (i)Find the induced emf on the wire as a function of the velocity, v, of the wire. (ii) Find the induced current, i , in the wire in terms of C , B , l , a , where a is the acceleration of the wire. (iii) Find the magnetic force acting on the wire in terms of C , B , l , a. (iv) Find the acceleration, a , of the wire in terms of m , g , l , B , C.

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q1. Two identical particles, each having charge +q, are fixed in space and separated by a distance d. A third point charge Q of mass m is free to move and lies initially at rest on the perpendicular bisector of the two fixed charges. (a) Show that if x is small compared with d, the motion of Q will be simple harmonic along the perpendicular bisector. (b) Determine the period of the motion.

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q2. Fill in the blanks in the table given below for the circuit shown in the figure. Switch S is closed at t=0.

t=0+ i6 i3 i2

t=

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q3. Calculate the total charge enclosed in the spherical volume of radius R, if the electric potential is given by V (r) = r 2 , where r is the radial distance from the coordinate origin and is a constant.

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q4. In a spherical capacitor, the space between the two conductors of radii R and 3R respectively is partially filled with a dielectric material of constant K of inner radius R and outer radius 2R as shown in the figure. Find the capacitance of the system.

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q5. An infinitely long straight wire carrying a current I1 is partially surrounded by a loop as shown in the figure. The loop has a length L, radius R, and carries a current I2. The axis of the loop coincides with the straight wire. Calculate the force exerted on the loop due to I1.

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q6. A uniform magnetic field B fills a cylindrical volume of radius b. The magnetic field is increasing with a constant rate dB/dt=K. The field B is along the axis of the cylinder (into the paper). A wire APQC consists of two radial straight line sections AP and QC, joined by a semicircle arc PQ of radius a, a<b. Find the emf induced between the ends of the rod. Be sure to show the direction of the induced electric field.

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q7. A long coaxial cable has an inner, solid wire of radius r1 and an outer, hollow wire of radius r2. A uniform current i flows through the inner wire and returns through the outer wire. (a) Find the magnetic field energy per unit length. (b) Find the inductance per unit length. (Do not forget the energy inside the inner wire)

## Garcia, N. nci , F. Neyzi, . Ouz

Spring '11

Q8. Consider a cylindrical volume of radius R. For r<R, the electric field is given by E = rtk , where is a constant, r is the perpendicular distance from the axis, t is the time and k is into the paper. E vanishes for r>R. Find the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field everywhere.

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