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B. Sc. Physics Electricity Course Outlines, University of Sargodha COURSE OUTLINES OF ELECTRICITY B.SC. PHYSICS (PAPER B) UNIVERSITY OF SARGODHA ELECTROSTATICS TOPIC SCOPE Electric charge (Review of Previous concepts) Coulomb’s law, law for Conductors and Insulators point charges. Vector form of Coulomb’s Law. Quantization and conservation of charge. (Discussion) Suggested level Chapter # 27 (H.R.K.) ELECTRIC FIELD TOPIC Electric Field SCOPE Field due to a point charge; due to several point charges, Electric dipole. Electric field of continuous e.g. Ring of charge; disc of charge; infinite line of charge distribution. charge. Point Charge in an electric field Dipole in an electric field Suggested level: Torque on and energy of a dipole in uniform field. Chapter # 28 (H.R.K.) GAUSS’S LAW Gauss’s Law Electric flux; Gauss’s law; (Integral and differential forms) Charged isolated conductors; conductor with a cavity, Applications of Gauss’s Law field near a charged conducting sheet. Field of an infinite (Integral form) line of charge; Field of an infinite sheet of charge. Field of spherical shell. Field of spherical charge distribution. Suggested level: Chapter # 29 (H.R.K.) ELECTRIC POTENTIAL TOPIC SCOPE Potential due to point charge. Potential due to collection Electrical Potential of point charges. Potential due to dipole. Electric potential of continuous charge distribution. Equipotential surfaces. Calculating the field from the potential Suggested level Field as the gradient or derivative of potential. Potential and field inside and outside an isolated conductor Chapter # 30 (H. R. K.) 84 Muhammad Ali Malik, Govt. Degree College, Naushera, aliphy2008@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/HomeOfPhysics B. Sc. Physics Electricity Course Outlines, University of Sargodha CAPACITORS AND DIELECTRICS TOPIC SCOPE Capacitance; calculating the electric field in a Capacitors and dielectrics capacitor. Capacitors of various shapes, cylindrical, spherical etc. Energy stored in an electric field. Energy per unit volume. Electric field of dielectric Capacitor with dielectric (1) An atomic view (2) Application of Gauss’s Law to capacitor with dielectric. Suggested level Chapter # 31 (H.R.K.) ELECTRIC CURRENT TOPIC SCOPE Electric current Current density, Resistance, resistivity, conductivity (Microscopic & macroscopic view of resistivity) Basic definition. Analogy between current and heat Ohm’s Law flow. Microscopic view of Ohms Law. Energy transfers in an electric circuit Semiconductors, Superconductors Suggested level Descriptive giving basic idea Chapter # 32 (H.R.K.) DC CIRCUITS TOPIC SCOPE Calculating the current in a single loop, multiple loops; voltages at Use of Kirchoff’s 1st and 2nd Law. various elements of a loop. RC circuits. Suggested Level Growth and decay of charge/ current in an RC circuit. Analytical treatment. Chapter # 33 (H.R.K) 85 Muhammad Ali Malik, Govt. Degree College, Naushera, aliphy2008@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/HomeOfPhysics