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Physics 2 for Engineering Review

by: Aubrey Kenderdine

Physics 2 for Engineering Review PHYS 1155

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First 4 weeks (Chapters 21-23) including lecture notes, mastering physics problems, and ILS notes
Physics for Engineering 2
Latika Menon
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MCAT Physics, Physics, Coulomb's Law, Coulomb, Engineering, Bioengineering
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Date Created: 10/03/16
Physics Review #1: Chapter 21-23 Electric charge q- measured in coulombs (C) Electric force F- force between charged particles in Newtons (N) The direction of the force depends on the sign of charge (same signs attract, opposite signs repel) Coulomb’s Law 2 Fe= k q q1/2r 9 2 2 F es the electric force on q 1ue to q in2N; k is a constant 9 x 10 Nm / C ; q is the charge of each particle in C; and r is the distance between charges in meters Electric field E- force per unit charge E = F / q Direction depends on charge From a positive charge, the electric field points out From a negative charge, the electric field points in Force depends on the interaction between two charges If q is positive, F has the same direction as E If q is negative, F has the different direction as E Dipole Two identical charges of opposite signs Charge goes from negative to positive Dipole moment (p) separated by distance (d) p = q d Dipole moment in Cm (coulomb meters) Torque- force to rotate object Torque is maximum when dipole is perpendicular to electric field Torque is minimum when dipole is parallel or antiparallel to electric field Simple harmonic motion- oscillating about an equilibrium position At equilibrium position, the sum of all forces is 0 Velocity is 0 at peaks and troughs Amplitude is height of a peak (or depth of a trough) A period is one whole cycle of a peak and a trough T = 1/f (period is the inverse of frequency) At velocity = 0, kinetic energy = 0 and potential energy is at maximum Metal sphere = conductor Charge comes to the surface Surface charge σ = Q / A Insulator Charge distributed over the volume ρ = Q / V Gauss’s Law Charges inside closed surfaces (Q = enclosed charge) 2 ϕ is electric flux (electric field and area product with units N*m /C) ϕ = E * A = Q / Ɛ 0 Gaussian surface must be symmetric For point or sphere charges, Gaussian surface has a spherical distribution For linear or sheet charges, Gaussian surface has a cylindrical distribution For a conducting sphere on the circumference E = q / (4 π Ɛ R ) 2 0 Eon the inside of a conducting sphere = 0 λ = Q / L (charge per unit length) For a long wire E = λ / (2 π r Ɛ )0 For a cylinder E = q / (2 π r L Ɛ )0 For an infinitely thin sheet E = σ / 2 Ɛ 0 For an infinitely large object (with thickness) E = σ / Ɛ 0 Electric potential energy is a scalar quantity Unit is Joules (J) U = kQq / r Electric potential is a scalar quantity Unit of electric potential is volts (V) 1 V = 1 J / C Unit of electric field is N / C or V / m V = kq / r ΔV = - E * d at constant electric field For collection of point charges V = Σ kQ / r E direction points from positive charge to negative charge Positive charge moves in the direction of E from high to low potential Negative charge moves opposite to the direction of E from low to high potential E is perpendicular to equipotential lines For infinitely long cylinder or wire V b V = a λ / 2πƐ * l0 (r /r b a For ring of charge V = Q / 4 π Ɛ √0x + a ) 2 Point charge- equipotential lines are spherical Infinite line- equipotential lines are cylindrical Infinite sheet- equipotential lines are flat surfaces V = U / q U = qV


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