Minggu, 17 Februari 2008

Electricity and Magnetism oleh: Prof. Walter Lewin

Prof. Walter Lewin
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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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Course Features

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of videotaped lectures. The 36 video lectures on Electricity and Magnetism, by Professor Lewin, were recorded on the MIT campus during the Spring of 2002. Prof. Lewin is well-known at MIT and beyond for his dynamic and engaging lecture style.

Course Description

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 series8.01: 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 lecturesfrom the Fall of 2004.


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