Physics: Week 30

This week in the Ron Paul Curriculum physics course was an introduction to electromagnetic waves and light. Maxwell's Equations: Maxwell was the the Newton of electromagnetic. He created 4 equations or principles: A generalized equation that related electric field to its source.Electric charge law and a similar law for a magnetic field.An electric field is … Continue reading Physics: Week 30

Physics: Week 28

In week 28 of the Ron Paul Curriculum physics course, we covered Electromagnetic applications. AC generator and DC generator diagram Generator equations Transformers: a device for increasing or decreasing voltage.  Think of hydro wires, coming from the road to a house. Transformer equations Mutual inductance: Units of inductance: called a henry (H) Self inductance: An … Continue reading Physics: Week 28