Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism

Course Description

8.02 is a second-semester freshman physics class in electromagnetism. The website features lecture notes, problem sets with solutions, exams with solutions, links to related resources, and a complete set of videotaped lectures. The 36 video lectures on Electricity and Magnetism, by Professor Lewi... (read more)

Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism
Professor Walter Lewin photographed during a demonstration bouncing a balloon (sprayed with conducting paint) between his head and a small Van de Graaff generator. This demonstration can be viewed on the video of Lecture #2. (Image courtesy of Markos Hankin, MIT Physics Department Lecture Demonstration Group.)
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Video Lectures

# Lecture Play Lecture
I. Electrostatics & Electric Fields
1 Coulomb's Law & Electric Force (47:49) Play Video
2 Electric Field (49:25) Play Video
3 Gauss's Law & Electric Flux (51:05) Play Video
4 Electric Energy (49:03) Play Video
5 Conductor & Electrostatic Shielding (49:59) Play Video
6 High-Voltage Breakdown (52:37) Play Video
II. Electric Circuits
7 Capacitance & Field Energy (49:27) Play Video
8 Polarization & Dielectrics (51:03) Play Video
9 Ohm's Law, Resistivity & Currents (49:00) Play Video
10 Kirchhoff's Rule & Power (50:05) Play Video
III. Magnetism
11 Magnetic Field & Lorentz Force (49:50) Play Video
12 Review Exam 1 (50:45) Play Video
13 Moving Charges in B-Fields (48:58) Play Video
14 Biot-Savart Law (50:25) Play Video
15 Ampere's Law & Solenoids (47:20) Play Video
IV. Electromagnetic Induction
16 Faraday's Law & Lenz Law (51:28) Play Video
17 Motional Electromotive Force (50:54) Play Video
18 Displacement Current (51:14) Play Video
19 Superconductivity and Levitating Bullet Trains (49:43) Play Video
20 Inductance & Magnetic Field Energy (51:57) Play Video
21 Dia-, Para- & Ferromagnetism (46:22) Play Video
22 Maxwell's Equations (54:04) Play Video
23 Review Exam 2 (49:58) Play Video
V. Electromagnetic Waves
24 Transformers & RC Circuits (50:23) Play Video
25 Resonance & Driven LRC Circuit (50:14) Play Video
26 Traveling Waves & Standing Waves (51:10) Play Video
27 Electromagnetic Waves and Radar and Lasers (50:54) Play Video
28 Polarization & Oscillating Charges (51:19) Play Video
29 Color and Reflection (49:58) Play Video
30 Polarizers (51:30) Play Video
31 Rainbows (50:39) Play Video
32 Review Exam 3 (51:28) Play Video
VI. Applications
33 Interferometers (51:39) Play Video
34 Telescopes (51:32) Play Video
35 Doppler Effect & The Big Bang (49:27) Play Video
36 Astronomy Research at MIT (49:29) Play Video


Displaying 17 comments:

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knowledge from that for this lecturer

mahmood wrote 3 years ago.

BERNARD CHATENGA wrote 3 years ago.
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latish wadhai wrote 4 years ago.
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Mundu Mustafa wrote 5 years ago.
Physics is so beautiful with Prof. Lewin. He becomes my role
model automatically. Am a Ugandan.Thanks alot.

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Walter Lewin, 8.02 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism, Spring 2002. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed August 07, 2008). License: Creative commons BY-NC-SA
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