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Department of Physics and Astronomy

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Science B 605
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4 Canada
office@phas.ucalgary.ca
Tel: (403) 220-5385
Fax: 403) 289-3331

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Demonstrations: Electricity and Magnetism

5A Electrostatics

5A10 Producing Static Charge

5A10.20 Electrophorus Write-up Picture Movie

5A50 Electrostatic Machines

5A50.10 Wimshurst Machine Write-up Picture Movie
5A50.25 Fun Fly Stick Write-up Picture Movie
5A50.30 Van de Graaff Generator Write-up Picture Movie

5B Electric Fields and Potential

5B10 Electric Field

5B10.15 Van de Graaff with Streamers Write-up Picture Movie
5B10.30 Electric Chimes Write-up Picture Movie
5B10.35 Electrostatic Ping Pong Write-up Picture Movie
5B10.40 Electric Field Lines between Electrodes Write-up Picture Movie

5B20 Gauss' Law

5B20.10 Faradays Ice Pail Write-up Picture Movie
5B20.35 Radio in Faraday Cage Write-up Picture Movie

5B30 Electrostatic Potential

5B30.50 Electrostatic Pinwheel Write-up Picture Movie

5C Capacitance

5C20 Dielectric

5C20.10 Capacitor with Dielectric Write-up Picture Movie

5D Resistance

5D20 Resistivity and Temperature

5D20.10 Cooled Wire Write-up Picture Movie
5D20.50 Thermistor Write-up Picture Movie

5E Electromotive Force and Current

5E50 Thermoelectricity

5E50.10 Thermocouple Write-up Picture Movie
5E50.12 Thermoelectric Generator Write-up Picture Movie

5F DC Circuits

5F20 Circuit Analysis

5F20.50 Series and Parallel Light Bulbs Write-up

Picture

Movie

5G Magnetic Materials

5G50 Temperature and Magnetism

5G50.50 Superconductors Meissner Effect Write-up Picture Movie
5G50.51 Superconductor Suspension Write-up Picture Movie
5G50.52 Superconductors Energy Storage Write-up Picture Movie

5H Magnetic Fields and Forces

5H15 Fields and Currents

5H15.10 Iron Filings around a Wire Write-up Picture Movie
5H15.25 Anti-Parallel Wires and Iron Filings Write-up Picture Movie
5H15.40 Solenoid and Iron Filings Write-up Picture Movie

5H20 Forces on Magnets

5H20.20 Levitation Magnets Write-up Picture Movie

5H30 Force on Moving Charges

5H30.10 Cathode Ray Tube Write-up Picture Movie
5H30.20 Charge to Mass Ratio of the Electron Write-up Picture Movie

5H40 Force on Current in Wires

5H40.10 Parallel Wires Write-up Picture Movie
5H40.15 Interacting Coils Write-up Picture Movie

5K Electromagnetic Induction

5K10 Induced Currents and Forces

5K10.20 Induction Coil with Magnet Galvanometer Write-up Picture Movie

5K20 Eddy Currents

5K20.10 Eddy Current Pendulum

Write-up

Picture Movie
5K20.20 Falling Aluminum Sheet Write-up Picture Movie
5K20.25 Eddy Current Tubes Write-up Picture Movie
5K20.26 Faraday Repulsion Coil Write-up Picture Movie
5K20.30 Jumping Ring Write-up Picture Movie

5K40 Motors and Generators

5K40.05 Worlds Simplest Motor Write-up Picture Movie

5N Electromagnetic Radiation

5N20 Tesla Coil

5N20.25 Hand Held Tesla Coil Write-up Picture Movie