Phys 2012 Useful Links
Links will be added here as they are mentioned in class.
The textbook's webpage.
Extra problems to work for practice, with solutions.
About the Sapling Learning online homework.
How to trick the physics web servers into thinking you are on campus when you're really at home
Physics department Help Session Schedule
UROP (Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program) with the Physics Dept.
Walter Lewin's lectures, from MIT
Simulations of stuff, mostly from the textbook's website:
A simulation of the electric field of a point charge
A simulation showing charges reaching electrostatic equilibrium and concentrating on the pointy bits.
Electric potential and work on a line integral
Series and parallel circuits
Light Bulb circuit
Motion of a charge in a magnetic field
Magnetic field from a current loop
Magnetic field from a long straight wire
Magnetic field from a solenoid.
Faraday's induction experiments.
Variations on compass headings (aimed at pilots)
Compute your geomagnetic variation
An interactive map of the magnetic north pole
A java virtual experiment to show the Doppler effect.
Diffraction stuff around some differently shaped edges.
http://www.ligo.caltech.edu/LIGO_web/about/stuff about how it works.
An online interactive periodic table of the elements.
MIT video of light moving at a trillion fps.