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Electricity and Magnetism

Electricity and Magnetism

In addition to the basic concepts of Electromagnetism, a vast variety of interesting topics are covered in this course: Lightning, Pacemakers, Electric Shock Treatment, Electrocardiograms, Metal Detectors, Musical Instruments, Magnetic Levitation, Bullet Trains, Electric Motors, Radios, TV, Car Coils, Superconductivity, Aurora Borealis, Rainbows, Radio Telescopes, Interferometers, Particle Accelerators (a.k.a. Atom Smashers or Colliders), Mass Spectrometers, Red Sunsets, Blue Skies, Haloes around Sun and Moon, Color Perception, Doppler Effect, Big-Bang Cosmology. There is a build-your-own-motor contest as part of this course (see Calendar). OpenCourseWare presents another version of 8.02T: Electricity and Magnetism. OpenCourseWare also presents Professor Lewin's freshman physics course series 8.01: Newtonian Mechanics with a complete set of 35 video lectures from the Fall of 1999 and 8.03: Vibrations and Waves with a complete set of 23 video lectures from the Fall of 2004.


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