Maxwell's Equations 
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Lab ActivitiesStudents apply Maxwell's equations to derive an expression for the capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor and to derive an expression for the inductance of a solenoid inductor. These expressions are then checked in the laboratory using the resonance feature of a parallel LC circuit. Specific student activities include:
Quantitative results tend to be within 7% of predicted values (generally closer to 2%). Course LevelIntroductory Student Handouts
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