Física II

Cod: 21050

Department: DCET

Department: DCET

ECTS: 6

Scientific area: Physics

Scientific area: Physics

Total working hours: 156

Total contact time: 26

Total contact time: 26

Physics

Electromagnetic Field

Electric current

Electromagnetic waves

Applying physic concepts, principles and theories to problematic situations of the real world.

Searching, selecting and organising information to later turn into applicable knowledge to daily phenomena.

Adopting scientific strategies suitable for problem solving and decision making.

Performing activities in an autonomous, responsible and creative way, in a collaborative environment.

**Electric forces and electric fields**

Electric charge; good and bad conductors; Coulomb’s Law; electric field and electric flux; Gauss’s Law and its applications to charge distributions; motion of charged particles in electric fields; conductors in static equilibrium.**Electric potential and capacitance**

Potential difference and potential in electric fields; potential created by continuous and discrete distributions of charges; electric potential of conductors and capacitors; capacitance of conductors and capacitors; association of capacitors.**Current and circuits of continuous current**

Current; resistance; Ohm’s Law; superconductors; a structural model of electric conduction; energy and electric power; electromotive force; association of resistors; Kirchhoff’s Laws; charge and discharge of capacitors – an approach using differential equations. **Magnetic forces and magnetic fields**

Magnetic field and Lorentz’s Law; motion of charged particles in magnetic fields; magnetic force acting in electric conductors; torque in electric coils; Biot and Savart’s Law; magnetic forces acting in parallel conductors; Ampere’s Law; magnetic field of a solenoid; magnetic properties of matter. **Electromagnetic induction**

Faraday’s Law and Lenz’s Law of induction; induced electromotive forces in conductors and electric fields; self-induction; alternating currents; energy in magnetic fields.**Electromagnetic waves**

Displacement current and generalized Ampere’s Law; Maxwell equations; electromagnetic waves; the production of radio waves; energy carried by electromagnetic waves.

David Halliday, Robert Resnick & Jearl Walker. Fundamentals of Physics, vol. 3. Ed. Wiley.

Raymond Serway & John Jewett, Jr. Principles of Physics, vol. 3. Ed. Brooks Cole.

Frederick Bueche & Eugene Hecht. Physics. Ed. McGraw-Hill.

Notes written by the teacher, namely texts clarifying textbook issues that are less clear and worked out textbook exercises and examinations from previous years.

E-learning

• knowledge of vector, differential and integral vector calculus and linear algebra.