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Boston University Physics Applets: A Resistor and a Capacitor
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Boston University Physics Applets: A Resistor and a Capacitor

This web page is an interactive physics problem on RC circuits. The ... (more)

This web page is an interactive physics problem on RC circuits. The user can alter the frequency of the alternating current to observe how this affects the voltage and current. An inductor can be substituted for the capacitor, to view the differences between the two in an AC circuit. The guide on the page explains impedence and how the voltage drop and current can be calculated for each circuit. This is part of a collection of similar simulation-based student activities for introductory physics. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Reference
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Andrew Duffy
Circuit Simulator Applet
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Circuit Simulator Applet

The circuit simulator applet allows the user to virtually build and a ... (more)

The circuit simulator applet allows the user to virtually build and a test an infinite number of circuit configurations. The user then can get a reading of the values of voltage and current of each element in the circuit by simply position the cursor over the element. A menu on the top left provides access to a wealth of pre-configured circuits as well an export feature to save your work. The topics range from simple resistive circuits to 555 timer and logic circuits. (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Paul Falstad
Circuits
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Circuits

Students are introduced to several key concepts of electronic circuits. They learn ... (more)

Students are introduced to several key concepts of electronic circuits. They learn about some of the physics behind circuits, the key components in a circuit and their pervasiveness in our homes and everyday lives. Students learn about Ohm's Law and how it is used to analyze circuits. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denise W. Carlson
Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,
Lauren Cooper
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
TeachEngineering.org
Tyler Maline
Electromagnetic Induction Demonstration
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Electromagnetic Induction Demonstration

This simple demonstration shows the interaction between electricity and magnetism. Two coils ... (more)

This simple demonstration shows the interaction between electricity and magnetism. Two coils of wire are held close to each other, but not touching. One is attached to a music source, such as a small radio or iPod, and the other is attached to an external speaker. Students can hear the music through the speaker even though there is no direct connection. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Simulations
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC)
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Marsha Hobbs
Electronics Demonstrations - Examples Using the Circuit Simulator Applet
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Electronics Demonstrations - Examples Using the Circuit Simulator Applet

The circuit simulator applet allows the user to virtually build and a ... (more)

The circuit simulator applet allows the user to virtually build and a test an infinite number of circuit configurations. The user then can get a reading of the values of voltage and current of each element in the circuit by simply position the cursor over the element. A menu on the top left provides access to a wealth of pre-configured circuits as well an export feature to save your work. The topics range from simple resistive circuits to 555 timer and logic circuits. (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Full Course
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Paul Falstad
Faraday Disk Dynamo Model
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Faraday Disk Dynamo Model

The EJS Faraday Disk Dynamo shows a conducting disk that rotates in ... (more)

The EJS Faraday Disk Dynamo shows a conducting disk that rotates in a magnetic field. This produces a current (homopolar generator) and for certain configurations, it is a self-exciting dynamo. A self-exciting dynamo is the mechanical analog of a proposed mechanism to produce the earth and sun's magnetic fields. You can modify this simulation if you have Ejs installed by right-clicking within the plot and selecting “Open Ejs Model” from the pop-up menu item. The Faraday Disk Dynamo model was created using the Easy Java Simulations (Ejs) modeling tool. It is distributed as a ready-to-run (compiled) Java archive. Double clicking the ejs_em_FaradayDiskDynamo.jar file will run the program if Java is installed. Ejs is a part of the Open Source Physics Project and is designed to make it easier to access, modify, and generate computer models. Additional Ejs models are available. They can be found by searching ComPADRE for Open Source Physics, OSP, or Ejs. (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Anne Cox
Faraday's Magnetic Field Induction Experiment
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Faraday's Magnetic Field Induction Experiment

This java simulation illustrates magnetic induction in a wire coil. The user ... (more)

This java simulation illustrates magnetic induction in a wire coil. The user can move a magnet in and out along the axis of a coil while a galvanometer shows the current induced in the coil. The deflection depends on the speed at which the coil moves. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Full Course
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Michael Davidson
Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Time Dependence of LR Circuit
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Illinois PER Interactive Examples: Time Dependence of LR Circuit

This interactive homework problem applies Kirchoff's Junction Rule as students determine the ... (more)

This interactive homework problem applies Kirchoff's Junction Rule as students determine the voltage drop across an inductor. It is accompanied by a sequence of reciprocal question/answer sets designed to encourage critical thinking and conceptual analysis. It is part of a larger collection of interactive problems developed by the Illinois Physics Education Research Group. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lecture Notes
Reference
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Gary Gladding
MIT Physics 8.02 - Faraday's Law Visualizations
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MIT Physics 8.02 - Faraday's Law Visualizations

Part of the MIT TEAL/Studio Physics Project, this web page contains a ... (more)

Part of the MIT TEAL/Studio Physics Project, this web page contains a set of 3-D simulations relating to Faraday's Law. Each of the visualizations was developed to supplement the MIT Physics 8.02 course in calculus-based Electricity and Magnetism. Topics for this section include 3-dimensional models of levitating and suspended rings, falling rings with and without resistance, and magnetic monopole/dipole above a conducting plane. Users will also find interactive Java simulations on falling coils and magnets, magnetic inductance, and Lenz's Law. In addition, the TEAL project has made course notes, labs, and presentations available as part of its Open Courseware Repository: <a href="http://ocw.mit.edu/OcwWeb/Physics/8-02TSpring-2005/CourseHome/index.htm" target="_blank">MIT Open Courseware: Electricity and Magnetism</a> (less)

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
John Belcher
National Science Foundation
Molecular Expressions: Electricity and Magnetism - Transformer
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Molecular Expressions: Electricity and Magnetism - Transformer

This java simulation illustrates the operation of a transformer. The user can ... (more)

This java simulation illustrates the operation of a transformer. The user can change the input voltage and the number of primary and secondary windings. The simulation shows the input and output signal for the transformer. This resource is part of a larger collection on electricity and magnetism by the same authors. (less)

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Michael Davidson
RCL Series A.C. Circuit
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RCL Series A.C. Circuit

This simulations demonstrates the resonant behavior of an RLC circuit. The simulation ... (more)

This simulations demonstrates the resonant behavior of an RLC circuit. The simulation shows the voltage across each of the elements, a rotating of a phasor diagram, as well as a graph of the inverse of the impedance as a function of frequency. The user can change R, L, and C. This is part of a large library of simulations titled "Learn Physics Using Java" (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Chiu-king Ng
SEI: Junior E&M I Course Materials - Electrodynamics
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SEI: Junior E&M I Course Materials - Electrodynamics

This is a collection of resources for teaching electrodynamics. Included are homework ... (more)

This is a collection of resources for teaching electrodynamics. Included are homework questions, concept tests, student tutorials, and information about common student difficulties in the topic and ways to address these difficulties. This material was developed as part of a education research-based course transformation for junior level E&M. All of the resources developed for this course are available, sorted by individual topic and type, at <a href="http://www.compadre.org/psrc/items/Relations.cfm?ID=7891">http://www.compadre.org/psrc/items/Relations.cfm?ID=7891</a>. Because this topic is not typically taught in depth in the courses used in developing these course materials, these materials are less complete than the other sections. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Assessments
Instructional Material
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plans
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
National Science Foundation
Stephanie V. Chasteen
Steven J. Pollock
SEI: Upper-Division Electrodynamics (E&M 2) Course Materials
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SEI: Upper-Division Electrodynamics (E&M 2) Course Materials

This web site contains a complete suite of resources suitable for the ... (more)

This web site contains a complete suite of resources suitable for the second semester of an undergraduate electricity and magnetism class. The materials developed include a suite of clicker questions, in-class activities, homework problems, and other assessments. The topics covered include Maxwell's time-dependent equations, AC circuits, conservation laws, electromagnetic waves in vacuum and media, potentials and gauge transformations, radiation & special relativity. This package of course materials also contains implementation guides, an archive of several past E&M II courses at the University of Colorado, and supporting materials such as explicit learning goals, relevant education research articles, and notes on common student difficulties. The materials are available in Word, Powerpoint, and PDF formats to facilitate their adaptation and implementation by others. Assessment materials are available from the authors upon request. The authors of these materials are seeking feedback to help in the refinement and improvement of these course materials and assessments. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Assessments
Instructional Material
Lecture Notes
Lesson Plans
Reference
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Charles Baily
Michael Dubson
Steven J. Pollock
Students' difficulties with equations involving circuit elements
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Students' difficulties with equations involving circuit elements

We discuss an investigation exploring students' difficulties with equations involving resistance, capacitance ... (more)

We discuss an investigation exploring students' difficulties with equations involving resistance, capacitance and inductance. We find that introductory physics students have great difficulty understanding, e.g., how the resistance of an ohmic resistor can be written in terms of the potential difference across it and the current through it, but it does not change when the potential difference across the resistor is varied. Similar confusions arose in problems relating to capacitors and inductors. We discuss these difficulties with equations in the context of introductory physics students' performance on questions about circuit elements both in the free-response and multiple-choice formats. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Education
Material Type:
Reference
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Chandralekha Singh
Jing Li
Transformer
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Transformer

This applet is about transformers. The number of turns on the primary ... (more)

This applet is about transformers. The number of turns on the primary and secondary winding, load resistance, frequency and amplitude of the voltage can be set by the user. The voltage and current waveforms are shown. A detailed mathematical analysis along with snap shots of voltage and current waveforms of a real transformer is also provided. This simulation is part of a simulation library. (less)

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Interactive
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Chiu-king Ng
Transmission Lines
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Transmission Lines

Students study RG58U coalial cable, determining the relationships among: capacitance, inductance, impedance, ... (more)

Students study RG58U coalial cable, determining the relationships among: capacitance, inductance, impedance, pulse propagation speed, termination and reflection coefficients. (less)

Subject:
Life Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
University of Chicago, Department of Physics
iCircuit
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iCircuit

iCircuit is the easy to use electronic circuit simulator and editor for ... (more)

iCircuit is the easy to use electronic circuit simulator and editor for the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Windows Phone platforms. It is based on Paul Falstad's Circuit Simulator Applet (refer to related items). Its advanced simulation engine can handle both analog and digital circuits and features realtime always-on analysis. Supported circuit simulation elements include: Signal generators, Voltage sources, Current sources, Resistors, Capacitors, inductors, Manual SPST/SPDT Switches, SPST/SPDT relays, Diodes, BJ Transistors, MOSFETs, Speakers, Buzzers, LEDs, ADCs, DACs, Logic gates: AND, OR, NAND, NOR, XOR, JK and D Flip-flops (less)

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Provider:
ComPADRE Digital Library
Provider Set:
ComPADRE: Resources for Physics and Astronomy Education
Author:
Frank Krueger
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