The main objectives of this course are to provide the student with a clear presentation of the basic concepts and principles related to electromagnetism of physics.

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

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solve problems dealing with electric charge, electric field, and electric potential.

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LO - 2 :

solve electric field problems using Gauss's Law.

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solve problems dealing with capacitors and resistors.

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LO - 4 :

solve problems involving resistance and capacitance in direct current circuits.

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LO - 5 :

know the concept and origin of the magnetic field.

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LO - 6 :

learn Faraday's Law and electromagnetic induction.

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LO - 7 :

solve problems involving series resistance, capacitance, and inductance in alternating current circuits.

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LO - 8 :

learn nature of electromagnetic waves.

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CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

Contents of the Course

Electric Fields, Gauss?s Law, Electric Potential, Capacitance and Dielectrics, Current and Resistance, Direct Current Circuits, Magnetic Fields, Sources of Magnetic Field, Farady?s Law, Inductance, Alternating Current Circuits, Electromagnetic Waves.

Course Syllabus

Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

Week 1

electric charges, Coulomb's law, electric fields, problems

Week 2

electric flux, Gauss law, problem

Week 3

potential difference and electric potential, problems

Week 4

capacitance, dielectrics, problems

Week 5

electric current, resistance and ohm's law, electrical energy and power, problems

Week 6

electromotive force, resistors in series and in parallel, problems

Week 7

Kirchhoff's rules, problems

Week 8

Mid-term exam

Week 9

Magnetic Fields, Magnetic Force, Torque on a current loop in a uniform magnetic Field

Week 10

The Biot-Savart Law, Ampere's Law

Week 11

Magnetic Field of selenoid, Magnetic Flux, Problems

Week 12

Faradays Law, Motional emf, Lenz's Law, Problems

Week 13

Self-İnductance, RL Circuits, Energy in a Magnetic Fields, Mutual İnductance, Problems

Week 14

Ac Sources and Phasors, Resistors in an ac circuits, inductors in an ac Circuits

Week 15

final examination

Week 16

End-of-term exam

Textbook / Material

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Raymond A. Serway - Emeritus, John W. Jewett, 2004.Physics for Scientists and Engineers