Physics 1120, General Physics 2: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

Instructors: Steven Pollock and Victor Gurarie

Does everything really have a charge equal to an integer times the electron's charge? With this apparatus a lab in California spent five months measuring the charge of 40 million oil drops hoping to find an exception. Here's what they found.

Week 2 Highlights: Electric Fields

Happy Labor Day, enjoy!

There are always 3 different things you need to turn in each week. See "assignments" link on the left.
1) CAPA homework (online, due Friday night - technically, by 8 AM Sat morning)
2) Tutorial homework (submitted hard copy, at the START of your recitation on Tuesday) and
3) Tutorial pretests (online, due Mon night - technically, by 8 AM Tuesday morning)
All are on a regular schedule, every week!

Don't forget about # 3, you need to do the first pretest over the weekend (or on Monday)!


Chapter 26 on E fields,

Special notes:

Here's the old home page from week 1.

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