PHY 114 Warm-Up

Reading: Chapter 33 sections 1-3

This Warmup is due Tuesday 5/4 at 4 AM


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q1 - How must Ampere's Law be modified to account for phenomena surrounding the charging of a capacitor?

q2 - What contribution did Heinrich Hertz make regarding Maxwell's equations?

q3 - Which of the following is true?

Electromagnetic waves travel at the speed of light
In an electromagentic wave, the electric field, the magnetic field and the direction the wave travels are all perpendicular to each other at all times.
Maxwell predicted that light waves are a form of electromagnetic radiation.
All of the above.

Below is a space for your thoughts, including general comments about today's assignment (what seemed impossible, what reading didn't make sense, what we should spend class time on, what was "cool", etc.): (If you don't mind, please include your e-mail address for quick replies from Prof. Kim-Shapiro - this is optional)

Daniel Kim-Shapiro, Department of Physics, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 27109, U.S.A.