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# ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM

ATOM REVIEW
Parts
y

of an atom:
Neutron
y

Proton y

Charge
y

Charge

+1
y

## +1 what? e = 1.6 x 10-19 C

Mass

+1 elementary charge
y

Electron
y

Charge

Mass
y y

Mass

CHARGE

## Objects are charged because

They have excess electrons. y They have an electron deficit.
y

## Therefore, the charge of an object must be a multiple of the elementary charge.

1e = 1 * (1.6 X 10^-19 C) = 1.6 X 10^-19 C y 2e = 2 * (1.6 X 10^-19 C) = 3.2 X 10^-19 C y 3e = 3 * (1.6 X 10^-19 C) = 4.8 X 10^-19 C y And so on
y

## How many electrons make up a coulomb?

Conservation of Charge

## The total charge of a system is conserved.

Like energy y Like momentum
y

The particles of a system will exchange electrons in order to achieve equal charge and to become closer to neutral. PROTONS DO NOT MOVE!!!!!

CONSERVATION OF CHARGE

+1+1 -4 -4 -2 -3 0 -1

+6+6 +1 +4+1 +2 +5 +3

Conservation of Charge
+3 -3 +4 * 10^-6 C +1 * 10^-6 C

+3

-1

+6 * 10^-6 C

-7 * 10^-6 C

+3

+3

+3

+1

ELECTROSTATIC FORCE

ELECTROSTATIC FORCE

## STATIC ELECTRICITY PITH BALL

+ + -

+ + -

Electroscope

Metal Knob

Metal Rod

Metal Leaves

ELECTROSCOPE

ELECTROSCOPE

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ELECTROSCOPE

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ELECTROSCOPE

ELECTROSCOPE

What if I want to make the leaves stay separated after I take the rod away? Two ways:

## Electrostatic Conduction Electrostatic Induction

ELECTROSTATIC CONDUCTION

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ELECTROSTATIC CONDUCTION

ELECTROSTATIC CONDUCTION

ELECTROSTATIC CONDUCTION

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ELECTROSTATIC CONDUCTION
Charging

## object touches electroscope.

Resulting

charge on the electroscope is the same as the charge of the charging object.

ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION

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ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION

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ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION

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ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION

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+ -

+ -

ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION

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ELECTROSTATIC INDUCTION
Charging

## object DOES NOT touch electroscope. is grounded.

Electroscope

Resulting

charge on the electroscope is the opposite of the charge of the charging object.

ELECTROSTATIC FORCE

More y y

More

## force if charges are close or far apart?

(inverse relationship)

y y

Close FE r

FE =

k q1 q2 r2 Law

Coulombs

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

What is the electrostatic force between two +4 C charges that are 1 cm apart?
FE = 1438.4 N y Attractive or Repulsive?
y

What is the electrostatic force between a charge of +3 C and -2 C that are 1 mm apart?
FE = -53940 N y Attractive or Repulsive
y

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

The proton and electron in a hydrogen atom are 0.1 nm apart. What is the electrostatic force between the proton and electron?
y

FE = 2.3 x 10-8 N

y

Fg = 1 x 10-47 N

## Which force is stronger?

y

Electrostatic!

WHAT-IF PRACTICE

What happens to the electrostatic force if the charge of both particles is doubled?
y

4Fe

What happens to the electrostatic force if the distance between the particles is halved?
y

4Fe

What happens to the electrostatic force if the mass of one particle doubles and the charge of the other particle is halved?
y

Fe

What happens to the electrostatic force if the charge of both particles is doubled and the distance between them is doubled?
y

Fe

ELECTRIC FIELDS

Electric field: the region around a charged particle through which a force is exerted on another charged particle. We represent electric fields by drawing electric field lines. Electric field line: the imaginary line along which a positive test charge would move in an electric field. Electric field lines DO NOT cross.

ELECTRIC FIELDS

ELECTRIC FIELDS

ELECTRIC FIELDS

ELECTRIC FIELDS

ELECTRIC FIELDS

Electric Fields

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Electric Fields

Field lines go away from positive. Field lines go toward negative. Field lines do NOT cross.

## Not all electric fields are the same strength.

+1 QC +1 C

The more force a charged particle feels, the stronger the electric field.
-1 mC -5 mC

+1 C

+1 C

E = FE / q

## E electric field strength Units N / C

PRACTICE PROBLEMS

What is the strength of an electric field in which a 5 C charge feels a force of 100 N?
y

E = 20 N/C

y

## E = 6.3 x 1018 N/C

What force will a proton feel if it is placed in an electric field with a strength of 500 N/C?
y

F = 8 x 10-17 N

Potential Difference

y

## We move the same charge to point B.

In which direction does it feel force? y Does it feel more or less force than when it was at point A?
y

## There is a difference in the potential energy from A to B.

Potential Difference

## What must we do to move a positive charge from point A to point B?

Exert force? y Do work!
y

## V = W/q V potential difference

Practice Problems

If 6 joules of work are done to move 2.0 C of charge from point A to point B, what is the potential difference between points A and B?
y

V = 3V

How much energy is needed to move one electron through a potential difference of 100V?
y

W = 1.6 * 10-17 J

An alpha particle (helium nucleus) with a charge of +2e is accelerated by a potential difference of 5000V. What is the kinetic energy gained by the ion?
KE = 1.6 * 10-15 J y How fast is it moving?
y

CIRCUITS

Basic Circuit

bulb

switch

battery

Circuits

## What happens when the switch is closed?

y

Electricity flows!

y

Current.

Current

## What is another use for the word current?

y

Current of a river.

y

## How much water flows in a certain amount of time.

Current for circuits is similar, but it is how much charge flows in a certain amount of time. Current: the rate at which charge flows in a circuit.

I = q/t I current

## Units for Current

I = q/t
q coulomb y t seconds
y

## I coulombs / second I ampere (A)

Practice Problems

A total of 20.0 C of charge pass a given point in a conductor in 4.0 seconds. What is the current in the wire?
y

I=5A

A wire carries 2.0 A. How much charge passes a given point in the wire in 1.0 minute?
y

q = 120.0 C

RESISTANCE

y

## Like resistors in a circuit.

A water mill uses energy from the water to do work. The resistors in a wire (light bulb) use electrical energy to do work.
y y

Light Heat

RESISTANCE

Anything you include in a circuit (ie. a light bulb) restricts the flow of current. Resistor: a circuit component used solely to regulate the current in a circuit. Resistance: a measure of how much a substance impedes the flow of electric current. Units ohms ( )

## POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE (VOLTAGE)

How does the energy of the water at A compare to the energy of the water at B?
y

## More at A energy taken by wheel.

How could you determine how much energy was taken by the wheel?
y

## MEASURING POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE

a R1 b R2 c R3 d

V If we wanted to know the Potential Difference across R1, where would we have to measure potentials?

Each component (ie. light bulb) in a circuit uses some (or all) of the potential. Voltmeter: instrument used to measure potential difference (voltage) across a component of a circuit. The voltmeter is attached on either side of the component (in parallel).

MEASURING CURRENT
a R1

b A R2

c R3

If we want to measure how much current is flowing through R2, where should we look?
b or c y However much current goes in must also come out.
y

Each component will have some (or all) of the current flowing through it. Ammeter: instrument used to measure the current in a circuit. The ammeter is placed in the circuit before or after the component it is measuring (in series).

BATTERY

y

## What is the voltage of a AA battery? What about a AAA battery?

On the big side (the left) the potential is the maximum (the rating of the battery). On the small side (the right) the potential is the minimum (zero).

All of the potential of the battery is used up as electricity flows through the circuit.

R A

Ohms Law

The

resistance, current, and potential difference are related by Ohms Law: = V/I

Practice Problems

The current through a light bulb that has a potential difference of 110 volts applied across it is measured to be 0.55 amps. What is the resistance of the light bulb? A potential difference of 12 volts is applied across a circuit having a 4.0 ohm resistor. What is the current in the circuit? A 20 ohm resistor has 40 coulombs of charge passing through it in 5.0 seconds. What is the potential difference across the resistor?

Resistivity

Water analogy! There is a section of pipe that narrows. Is the resistance of this section greater if it narrows a lot or a little?
y

A lot!

y

Long!

y

Resistivity

SO, A R L R

## Depends on material. R = L/A

: resistivity of the material y L: length y A: cross-sectional area
y

Practice Problems

What is the resistance of a 10 meter long copper wire having a cross-sectional area of 1.5 X 10-6 m2 at 20C?

A 5.0 meter long tin wire has a cross-sectional area of 2.0 X 10-6 m2 and a resistance of 0.35 ohm. What is the resistivity of tin?

Electrical Power

The power of an electrical component is equal to the product of the potential difference across the component and the current through the component. P = VI
V = IR (from Ohms Law) y I = V/R (from Ohms Law)
y

## P = (IR)I = I2R P = V(V/R) = V2/R

P = VI = I2R = V2/R

## Power Practice Problems

The current through a toaster connected to a 120 V source is 8 A. What is the power dissipated by the toaster?
y

960 W

A light bulb has a resistance of 100 ohms and a potential difference of 120 V across it. What is the power dissipated by the light bulb?
y

144 W

P=W/t y W = Pt
y

## How much energy does a 60 W light bulb use in 5 minutes?

y

18000 J

A current of 1.2 A flows through a 50 ohm resistor for 2 minutes. How much heat was generated by the resistor?
y

8640 J

SERIES CIRCUIT
R2 = 8 R1 = 10 R3 = 6

V = 12 V

Series circuit a circuit in which there is only one path for electrons to travel; each electron travels through ALL the resistors. What is the total resistance of this circuit?
y

R = 24

RT = R1 + R2 + R3 +

SERIES CIRCUIT
R2 = 8 R1 = 10 R3 = 6

V = 12 V

y

V = 12 V

## What is the total current of the circuit? V = IR

Ohms Law! y I = 0.5 A
y

## LETS MAKE A TABLE

R2 = 8

R1 = 10

R3 = 6

V = 12 V

R( ) R1 R2 R3 RT 10 8 6 24

V (V)

I (A)

12

0.5

## POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE & CURRENT IN SERIES

How did the total current compare to the current through each resistor? = I1 = I2 = I3 =

IT

How did the total potential difference compare to the current through each resistor? VT = V1 + V2 + V3 +

R2 = 18

R1 = 12

R3 = 6

V = 12 V

y

IT = 0.33 A

## What is the potential difference across each resistor?

V1 = 4 V y V2 = 6 V y V3 = 2 V
y

## SERIES CIRCUIT PRACTICE

R2 = 7

R1 = 2

R3 = 9

There is a current of 1.5 A through resistor 1. Find the total potential difference of the circuit.

y

VT = 27 V

## Find the potential difference across each resistor.

V1 = 3 V y V2 = 10.5 V y V3 = 13.5 V
y

PARALLEL CIRCUITS
V = 12 V R1 = 3 R2 = 4 R3 = 6

Parallel circuit a circuit in which there are multiple paths for electrons to travel; each electron only flows through one of the resistors. What is the total resistance of this circuit?
Been to a concert recently? y Easier for the crowd to exit through 1 door or 3 doors? y 3! y Total resistance in parallel is LESS THAN any individual resistor!
y

RESISTANCE IN PARALLEL
V = 12 V R1 = 3 R2 = 4 R3 = 6

1 RT

1 R1

1 R2

1 R3

Calculate the total resistance of this circuit WITHOUT a calculator. Hint: common denominator? RT = 1.33

RESISTANCE IN PARALLEL

V = 12 V

R1 = 5

R2 = 8

R3 = 11

What is the total resistance of this circuit? (use a calculator) Is your answer less than 5
y

It should be!

RT = 2.4

## POTENTIAL DIFFERENCE IN PARALLEL CIRCUITS

a V = 12 V b

R1 = 5

R2 = 8

R3 = 11

What is the electric potential at a? y 12 V What is the electric potential at b? y 0V If an electron flows across R1, what is the potential difference? y V = 12 V What if the electron flowed across R2 or R3? y The same! VT = V1 = V2 = V3 =

PARALLEL CIRCUITS

V = 12 V

R1 = 5

R2 = 8

R3 = 11

R( ) R1 R2 R3 RT 5 8 11 2.4

V (V)

I (A)

12

CURRENT IN PARALLEL
V = 12 V R1 = 5 R2 = 8 R3 = 11

Whatever current passes through R1, does not pass through R2 or R3. The less resistance a path has, the more current will flow through it. = I1 + I2 + I3 +

IT

## PARALLEL CIRCUIT PRACTICE

V = 12 V R1 = 2 R2 = 3 R3 = 6

y

RT = 1 IT = 12 A

y

## What is the current through each resistor?

I1 = 6 A y I2 = 4 A y I3 = 2 A
y

## PARALLEL CIRCUIT PRACTICE

I = 2A A R1 = 3 R2 = 5 R3 = 15

What is the total resistance of the circuit? What is the total current in the circuit? What is the current through each resistor? What is the voltage of the battery?

MAGNETISM

MAGNETS

North y South
y

S S

N N

N S

S N

N N

S S

N S

S N

MAGNETS

## Like poles repel. Opposite poles attract.

Every magnet has a north and south pole. You CANNOT have a material with only one pole.

NORTH-SOUTH POLE

N N S N

S S

N S N S N S N S

MAGNETIC FIELDS

MAGNETIC FIELDS

## Compass in Magnetic Field

A compass in a magnetic field will align itself parallel to the field line with the North pole of the compass pointing in the direction of the field line.

## Complex Magnetic Fields

In a topographic map (Earth Science) the steepest part of the hill is where the lines are closest together. In a map of a magnetic field, the closer the lines the stronger the magnetic field at that point.

ElectroMagnetism

A moving charge (electric current) creates a magnetic field. A moving magnetic field creates an electric current in a wire. This is why electricity and magnetism are considered the same force!!!

## Conventional Current vs. Electron Current

Electron Flow is what actually happens and electrons flow out of the negative terminal, through the circuit and into the positive terminal of the source. y We dont use this! Conventional Current assumes that current flows out of the positive terminal, through the circuit and into the negative terminal of the source. This was the convention chosen during the discovery of electricity. They were wrong, but we still use this. Why? I DONT KNOW!!! y Use your RIGHT hand.

## Magnetic field around a current carrying wire.

Thumb points in direction of current. y Fingers point in direction of magnetic field.
y

## Magnetic field through a solenoid.

Fingers point in the direction of the current. y Thumb points in direction of North pole.
y