Peter's Physics Pages
Physics for Industrial Design with Peter Eyland
Note: The entire Physics for Industrial Design course (totalling 21 Lectures) is made up of the Physics for Building Management Course (14 Lectures) and the Physics for Industrial Design Course (additional 7 Lectures).
ELECTROSTATICS /ELECTROMAGNETISM TOPICS
Conductors and insulators, induced charges, Coulomb's Law, Electrostatic fields, electrostatic screening.
Electric Fields and Potentials
the idea of electric fields,
field strength, and
potential difference in a field.
Magnetic fields produced by currents - long wire, circular loop, solenoid. Force on charges moving in magnetic field.
Force between parallel currents in wires.
Compasses and bar magnets are introduced,
magnetic fields are mapped,
the relationship between electric currents and magnetic fields is demonstrated,
the various uses of electromagnets are described, and
the force on a current in a magnetic field is seen in various devices
Investigating Magnetic Fields
the Hall probe further explained,
the Biot Savart definition is given and its use demonstrated,
Ampere's rule is given and its use demonstrated,
the magnetic induction in "short wide" and "long narrow" solenoids is calculated,
the force/length between two long straight current carrying wires is calculated.
The Magnetic Dipole Moment is defined,
Ferromagnetism is described,
Magnetisation and Hysteresis are introduced,
Applications in computing and medicine are given,
Paramagnetism and Diamagnetism are distinguished, and
Curie's law and Temperature are given.
magnetic induction is defined,
the force on a charge moving in a magnetic field is given,
the right hand screw rule is explained,
the equivalence of moving charge with current is derived, and
the Hall effect is introduced.
Faraday's law and Lenz's law. Eddy currents. Inductance. The AC generator (principle). Transformers.
Magnetic Flux is defined,
Faraday's and Lenz's laws are introduced,
the production of Alternating Currents is described,
Eddy currents are described,
Transformers are introduced.
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