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PHYS 1302- Physics 2 Study Guide for Final Exam

by: Alexis Clowtis

PHYS 1302- Physics 2 Study Guide for Final Exam PHYS 1302

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This study guide lists the things that Professor Das went over during the final exam review as well as a brief summarization of the notes throughout the class period with some conceptual things as ...
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Date Created: 05/06/16
PHYS 1302 Final Exam Review Exam 1 Chapter 19, 20, 21, 22 Chapter 19 • Coulomb’s law • 19-2 • Conceptual checkpoint 19-3 • 3 point charges question • Electric field(points in direction of where free positive charge will move) and V • Direction of force • Field is very strong close to charge; electric field density • Gauss’s Law: electric flux through a closed surface is proportional to the charge enclosed by the surface (flux=sum of charges/εo) • Flux: measure of electric field perpendicular to surface Chapter 20 • No potential energy until bring a charge • Work done=-delta u • Parallel plate capacitor • Potential vs potential energy & units • Electric field is a vector, V is a scalar so don’t use magnitude of q for V, you include sign • Equipotential surface; no work needed to move charge around=potential plane • J/C=Volt • electric field)you go from positive end of parallel plate capacitor to negative end (along • Capacitors and dielectrics: capacitance by definition is a positive number (capacity to store charge) C=Q/V Units: Farad [C/V] decreases the field and the potential difference (charges cant completely rearranget themselves) but can polarize molecules in insulator so rearrangement of molecules in opposite direction of E cancels some of E which can actually increase capacitance; if you insert a dielectric material, then charge has to increase because V is held constant • Dielectrics boost capacitance by increasing potential difference; electric field decreases when dielectric put in capacitor • Energy stored=energy density: energy per unit volume Ue=1/2εoE^2 • Electric potential=electric potential energy per unit of charge • Change in electric potential energy is = and opposite of work done • K=kq/r for point charges (scalars so include sign of charge) • Equipotential surface=surface of equal potential so move q around surface, no work Chapter 21 • Resistance, capacitance • Series vs parallel • Voltage across resistance • Capacitance • #4 on exam 1 • Problems worked out in class • I=ΔQ/Δt (amount of charge per unit time) • Emf=electromotive force • Resistance: determined by material, temperature, length (L↑,R↑) • Insulators have a very high resistivity • When a charge moves across a potential difference, its potential energy changes (ΔU=ΔQ*V • Power=work/time=IV [Watts] • Junction rule: at any junction, the current entering the junction must=the current leaving it I1-I2-I3=0 • Loop rule: sum of Vs around closed loop must be 0 (must lose all potential) • Circuits containing capacitors: V=Q/C Chapter 22 • Charge at rest in a B, no force • Charge at rest in a E, force • If there are both, only force due to E • Fnet • E points towards negative charge • Conceptual checkpoint 22-3, ex. 22-2 • Negative charge: take opposite of right hand rule • Earth’s geographic north=magnetic south so magnets’ N will face towards geo north pole of Earth (because its mag. South) • Ampere’s law: B=(μo)I/2πr μo is the permeability of free space • Magnetic force between 2 current loops-add if SAME, subtract if opposite(repel) • F=qvBsinθ (RHR: v pointer, B middle finger, F thumb) • If positive charge is moving with velocity, v, perpendicular to an electric field, it will start bending down (due to E) • q will move down if its just placed there • E is doing work because there’s a change in potential energy of the charge • Magnetic field doesn’t do any work • F=ILBsinθ (I-pointer, B-middle, F-thumbjust replace v with I) • Torque=Fr=IAB on a current loop in magnetic field • If you have a current carrying wire, it is creating a magnetic field around itself • Another right hand rule: fingers curl in direction of magnetic field while thumb points in direction of I • If 2 current carrying wires next to each other are in the same direction, they attract each other Exam 2 Chapter 23, 25, 26, 28 Chapter 23 • Flux-#field lines for given area; induced emf=change in flux • Lenz’s law: an induced current always flows in a direction that opposes the change that caused it • Avg intensity relate to electric field (radiation of sun) • Magnetic flux=BcosθA • Angle is between the magnetic field and the NORMAL of the loop (line through center) • When current carrying loops in magnetic field, F=IB (RHR #1) • You can convert mechanical power into electric power if in magnetic field Chapter 25 • Propagation of electromagnetic waves • Polarizers • Mirror in water vs lens in water • Law of reflection • Distance between slits • Polarization=direction of its electric field • Polarizer can control polarization to just 1 direction and reduces intensity Chapter 26 • Law of reflection: θi=θr • Need a mirror that is approximately ½ your height to see all of you • Mirror image you see is same size as object • Image is upright but appears reversed LR • F=+/- ½ R (+ if concave, - if convex-light hits ( side) • Rays: • P ray- parallelthen through f • F ray- through f then parallel • M ray- throughcenter then bounces directly back • Submerge mirror in water and f DOES NOT CHANGE because it doesn’t depend on the medium • Image forms on same side of mirror than it is real, behind mirror (appears) than it is virtual • Refraction: v=c/n where n is the index of refraction • Snell’s law: n1sinθ1=n2sinθ2 • Bends TOWARDS NORMAL in higher n (if it goes from water to air though for ex. Then it would bend away from the normal) • Critical angle: sinθc=n2/n1 • Lenses: if it’s on the opposite side of f then it is real (real implies inverted) • Concave lens always virtual, convex lens can be real or virtual • Negative magnification=inverted image • If you immerse a lens in water, the focal length will get longer (farther away from the lens) because airglass is a bigger change in n than glasswater Chapter 28 • Wave nature of light • Superposition and interference • light source has to be monochromatic and coherent • L1-L2=mλ constructive • L1-L2=(m-1/2)λ destructive • dsinθ=mλ gives theta to bright fringe (1 - m=1 and so on) • dsinθ=(m-1/2)λ gives theta for a given dark fringe • λ↑=θ↑=fringe spacing↑ • Fringe spacing for red>fringe space blue • If v ↓, then λ↓ so θ↓ so closely spaced fringes • Refracted waves from layers of material: remember FIRST medium is where the light bounces off of, the second medium is where it goes after it bounces (bounce a ball off the ground, the first medium would be the ground, the second would be the air above the ground) • Additional distance traveled by one of the rays can cause a phase change (2d) • If n2>n1 then there is a phase change due to the substance • Ex 28-4 • Resolution: D is diameter of your eye (or aperture of whatever it is) • Tanθ=y/Lwhere L is the distance between the object and the aperture • Theta min=1.22λ/Dn • Sinθ=1.22 λ/D where theta is the angle of the first fringe Exam 3 Chapter 30, 31, 32, 16 Chapter 30 • Photoelectric effect • 30-2 • Number of electrons depends on intensity (more photons more intense) BUT still need min frequency to start emitting photons • Kmax electron=Ephoton-Wo (KE electron depends on energy of photon) • Nucleon=protons and neutrons • Max change in lambda when theta=180 degrees for scattering • Heisenberg uncertainty • Momentum of a photon: p=hf/c=h/ λ Chapter 31 • Balmer: nf=2 • Lyman: nf=1 • Paschen: nf=3 • Energy required to knock off electron from ground state of H atom=13.6 eV • 31-2, 31-4 • Frequency of photon emitted from electron jumping down shells E=hf • If more than 1 electron (bigger atomic number) energy needed to knock off 1 electron is E=-13.6(z-1)^2/n^2 because additional electron acts as a shield for the positive charge of the nucleus • Path length of different shells, electron moves around shell like a wave • Wave nature, interference pattern, why electrons survive in shells Chapter 32 • Radioactivity- relate ½ life to decay rate • A=Z+N • Alpha particles • Curiesdecays per second • Activity of radioactive sample=R=decays/second • N is current # nuclei in sample (changes with time) • Carbon-14 dating (dead stops interacting with atmosphere, carbon 14 not made) • Binding energy: Hmass<proton mass+electron mass because of binding energy • Alpha particle: 2 neutrons, 2 protons so A loses 4 and Z loses 2 (alpha particle=helium) • Beta particle: take out electron(z+1) or positron(Z-1) • Gamma rays: high energy photons • T1/2=ln2/ λ • Number of nuclei that havent decayed (N)=Noe^(- λt) where No is the initial number of radioactive particles Chapter 16 • Heat capacity • Specific heat capacity: smaller mass, bigger change in T; always positive • Conduction, convection, radiation • Conduction: flow of heat via material • Convection: flow of fluid • Radiation: transfer via photons (no medium needed) • Linear expansion coefficient • 16-3 • Increasing length, volume


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