Electrodynamics

Course Level 2
Elektrisches Feld (Feldlinien) - zwei entgegengesetzte Ladungen (Dipol)

Here you will learn the basics of electromagnetism. Interaction between electric charges and the effect of the magnetic field.

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Video Level 2

Ohm's law explained simply in 13 minutes!

Ohm-law

Here you will learn how to recognize Ohm's Law in a U-I diagram and how to apply the associated URI formula. Three examples are covered.

Content of the video
  1. [00:00] Hello there!
  2. [00:44] The 1st ingredient: Voltage
  3. [01:30] The 2nd ingredient: Electrical conductor
  4. [01:57] The 3rd ingredient: Electric current
  5. [03:28] Data points and Ohm's law as a graph
  6. [05:58] Ohmic conductors
  7. [06:44] Slope of the graph
  8. [07:52] Ohm's law as a formula
  9. [10:10] Electrical resistance
  10. [10:16] Example #1: Resistance unknown
  11. [10:42] Example #2: Voltage unknown
  12. [11:10] Example #3: Current unknown
Video Level 1

Voltage explained simply in 10 minutes!

Voltage

Here you will learn what voltage is, how it is generated by charge separation, how a voltage source can be created, and what voltage has to do with current.

Content of the video
  1. [00:00​] Hello there!
  2. [00:48​] Positive and negative electric charge
  3. [02:00​] Charge separation generates voltage
  4. [03:46​] Voltage is energy per charge
  5. [06:21​] Voltage source and electric current
  6. [08:57] Is voltage dangerous?
Video Level 1

Electric Current explained simply in 7 minutes!

Electric Current

In this video you will learn the basics of the electric current, i.e. the definition, its physical meaning and unit.⠀

Content of the video
  1. ⏲ [00:25] Electric charges
  2. ⏲ [02:11] What causes the electric current?
  3. ⏲ [03:42] Formula + unit of electric current
  4. ⏲ [05:43] Is one ampere a large current?
  5. ⏲ [06:44] Summary
Video Level 3

Maxwells Equations explained extensively in 40 minutes!

Maxwell equations

The Maxwell’s equations are studied in the second semester of physics. Here you will learn EVERYTHING about them just within 40 minutes - explained for BEGINNERS!

Content of the video
  1. ⏲ [00:14] Applications of the Maxwell equations
  2. ⏲ [02:08] Electric field vector
  3. ⏲ [05:12] Magnetic field vector
  4. ⏲ [10:15] Divergence integral theorem - this mathematical theorem combines the volume integral of the divergence of a vector field with the surface integral of this vector field.
  5. ⏲ [10:15] Divergence integral theorem - this mathematical theorem combines the volume integral of the divergence of a vector field with the surface integral of this vector field.
  6. ⏲ [17:50] Curl integral theorem - this mathematical theorem combines the surface integral of the curl of a vector field with the line integral of this vector field.
  7. ⏲ [23:58] The FIRST Maxwell’s equation - states that the charges are sources and sinks of the electric field.
  8. ⏲ [27:46] The SECOND Maxwell’s equation - states that magnetic charges always occur as dipoles. There are no magnetic monopoles.
  9. ⏲ [30:23] The THIRD Maxwell’ equation (Faraday’s law of induction) - states that a time-varying magnetic field generates an electric field and vice versa. This Maxwell equation contain also the Lenz’s rule.
  10. ⏲ [35:02] THE FOURTH Maxwell’s equation - states that the magnetic field can be generated by electric currents and time-varying electric fields (displacement current)
Video Level 2

Plate Capacitor explained simply in 7 minutes!

Plate capacitor

Here the plate capacitor is simply explained. With the help of the capacitor you will learn about the electric voltage, electric field and electric capacitance and how to calculate them for a plate capacitor.

Content of the video
  1. ⏲ [00:11] Setup and Applications of a plate capacitor
  2. ⏲ [01:58] Voltage
  3. ⏲ [03:38] Capacitance
  4. ⏲ [04:57] Force on a test charge & Electric field