Six Ideas That Shaped Physics Electric and Magnetic Fields Are Unified

ISBN-10: 0073540994
ISBN-13: 9780073540993
Edition: 3rd 2006
Authors: Thomas A. Moore
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List price: $37.33
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/28/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Preface
About the Author
Introduction for Students
Basic Electrostatics
Chapter Overview
Introduction to the Unit
What is the Nature of Charge?
How Objects Become Charged
Conservation of Charge
Coulomb's Law
Conductors and Insulators
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Exercises
Electric Fields
Chapter Overview
The Field Concept
An Operational Definition of the Electric Field
The Electric Field of a Single Charged Particle
The Superposition Principle
The Electric Field of a Dipole
Electrostatic Polarization
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Exercises
Continuous Charge Distributions
Chapter Overview
Handling Charge Distributions
Symmetry Arguments
The Electric Field of a Spherical Shell
The Electric Field of a Circular Plate
The Electric Field of Parallel Flat Plates
The Electric Field is a Form of Energy
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Exercises
Electric Potential
Chapter Overview
Electric Potential
Calculating [phiv] from E
Calculating E from [phiv]
Static Charges on Conductors
Capacitance
The Parallel-Plate Capacitor
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Exercises
Currents
Chapter Overview
A Model of Current Flow
Quantifying Current Flow
Surface Charges Direct the Flow
Resistance
The Power Dissipated in a Conductor
Discharging a Capacitor
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Circuits
Chapter Overview
An Idealized Model of a Battery
Batteries in Series
Resistors in Series
Notation Conventions and Circuit Diagrams
Circuit Elements in Parallel
Analyzing Complex Circuits
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Magnetic Fields
Chapter Overview
The Phenomenon of Magnetism
The Definition of the Magnetic Field Direction
The Magnetic Force on Moving Charges
A Review of the Cross Product
The Definition of the Magnetic Field Magnitude
A Free Particle in a Magnetic Field
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Currents Respond to Magnetic Fields
Chapter Overview
The Magnetic Force on a Wire
The Magnetic Torque on a Loop
Electric Motors
Creating Currents in Moving Loops
Eddy Currents in Moving Conductors
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Currents Create Magnetic Fields
Chapter Overview
The Magnetic Field of a Moving Charge
The Magnetic Field of a Wire Segment
The Magnetic Field of a Long, Straight Wire
The Magnetic Field of a Circular Loop
All Magnets Involve Circulating Charges
Magnetic Symmetry Arguments
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Gauss's Law
Chapter Overview
What is a Field Equation?
The Divergence of an Electric Field
The Divergence in Terms of Tile Vectors
The Divergence as a Derivative
Gauss's Law
Gauss's Law for the Magnetic Field
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Ampere's Law
Chapter Overview
The Curl of a Magnetic Field
The Curl in Terms of Edge Vectors
The Curl as a Derivative
Ampere's Law
The Curl of an Electric Field
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Calculating Fields
Chapter Overview
Integrating Gauss's Law
Using the Integral Form of Gauss's Law
The Shell Theorem
Integrating Ampere's Law
Using the Integral From of Ampere's Law
The Field of an Axial Current Distribution
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Maxwell's Equations
Chapter Overview
A Loop at Rest in a Varying Magnetic Field
Relativity and the Electromagnetic Field
How the Fields Transform
Faraday's Law
The Ampere-Maxwell Relation
Maxwell's Equations
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Induction
Chapter Overview
Magnetic Flux and Induced EMF
Lenz's Law
Self-Induction
"Discharging" an Inductor
The Energy in a Magnetic Field
Transformers
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Introduction to Waves
Chapter Overview
What is a Wave?
A Sinusoidal Wave
The Phase Velocity of a Wave
The Wave Equation
The Mystery du Jour
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Electromagnetic Waves
Chapter Overview
Electromagnetic Waves
(omitted)
The Energy in an Electromagnetic Wave
The Power Radiated by a Charge
Why the Sky is Blue
Maxwell's Rainbow
Two-Minute Problems
Homework Problems
Answers to Self-Tests
Glossary
Index

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