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Calculus-Based Physics II

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Jeffrey Schnick, Saint Anselm College

Copyright Year: 2008

Publisher: Jeffrey W. Schnick

Language: English

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Reviewed by Elena Kuchina, Professor, Thomas Nelson Community College on 3/22/19

Calculus-Based Physics II by Jeffery W. Schnick briefly covers each topic students would cover in a second semester of calculus-based physics course that does not cover modern physics. The chapters are written in lecture notes style with a couple... read more

Table of Contents

  • 1 Charge & Coulomb's Law
  • 2 The Electric Field: Description and Effect
  • 3 The Electric Field Due to one or more Point Charges
  • 4 Conductors and the Electric Field
  • 5 Work Done by the Electric Field, and, the Electric Potential
  • 6 The Electric Potential Due to One or More Point Charges
  • 7 Equipotential Surfaces, Conductors, and Voltage
  • 8 Capacitors, Dielectrics, and Energy in Capacitors
  • 9 Electric Current, EMF, Ohm's Law
  • 10 Resistors in Series and Parallel; Measuring I & V
  • 11 Resistivity, Power
  • 12 Kirchhoff's Rules, Terminal Voltage
  • 13 RC Circuits
  • 14 Capacitors in Series & Parallel
  • 15 Magnetic Field Intro: Effects
  • 16 Magnetic Field: More Effects
  • 17 Magnetic Field: Causes
  • 18 Faraday's Law, Lenz's Law
  • 19 Induction, Transformers, and Generators
  • 20 Faraday's Law and Maxwell's Extension to Ampere's Law
  • 21 The Nature of Electromagnetic Waves
  • 22 Huygens's Principle and 2-Slit Interference
  • 23 Single-Slit Diffraction
  • 24 Thin Film Interference
  • 25 Polarization
  • 26 Geometric Optics, Reflection
  • 27 Refraction, Dispersion, Internal Reflection
  • 28 Thin Lenses: Ray Tracing
  • 29 Thin Lenses: Lens Equation, Optical Power
  • 30 The Electric Field Due to a Continuous Distribution of Charge on a Line
  • 31 The Electric Potential due to a Continuous Charge Distribution
  • 32 Calculating the Electric Field from the Electric Potential
  • 33 Gauss's Law
  • 34 Gauss's Law Example
  • 35 Gauss's Law for the Magnetic Field, and, Ampere's Law Revisited
  • 36 The Biot-Savart Law
  • 37 Maxwell's Equations

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  • About the Book

    Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students.

    About the Contributors


    Jeffrey Schnick, PhD is an assistant professor at Saint Anselm College.

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