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MTEL Physics: Electromagnetism - Chapter Summary
Refresh your memory of some key electromagnetism issues alongside your other preparations for the MTEL Physics test. Look over the following topics appearing in the lessons to strengthen your comprehension of:
- Magnetic force, magnetic field and moving charges
- Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction and applications
- Variables that affect induction
- Mutual induction and transformers
- The creation of magnetic fields
- Monopoles and dipoles
- Maxwell's equations
Analyze these lessons to pick up on any information that may be new to you or presented differently than you've seen before. Rewatch anything you see in a chapter video lesson using the video tags for easy transitions between the content.
Objectives of the MTEL Physics: Electromagnetism Chapter
The MTEL Physics exam includes an Electricity and Magnetism subarea that tests your level of knowledge of the information that's in this Electromagnetism chapter. The subarea contains between 18 and 20 multiple-choice questions. You'll get practice with alike questions found in the chapter's quizzes that are for self-assessment purposes.
1. Magnetic Force: Definition, Poles & Dipoles
You're probably familiar with magnets, but have you ever stopped to consider how they work? In this lesson, we'll look at the root of magnetism and some of the fundamental properties of magnets.
2. What is a Magnetic Field?
Magnetic fields fill the space around all magnets, but they're impossible to detect with our own senses. We'll use a common tool to map out a magnetic field and then discuss ferromagnetic materials to see how a magnetic field can be used to create new magnets.
3. How Magnetic Fields Are Created
Have you ever wondered how magnetic fields are created? In this lesson, we'll discuss the very simple answer to this question and look at how electric current can be used to make electromagnets, which have many everyday applications.
4. How Magnetic Forces Affect Moving Charges
A magnetic field exerts a force on a moving charged particle in ways that you might not expect. In this lesson, we're going to look at the direction of this force and the factors that affect its strength.
5. Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction: Equation and Application
Electromagnetic induction allows us to induce voltage with the movement of a magnetic field. Credited to Michael Faraday, this discovery was not only groundbreaking at the time, but it has since led to many applications in everyday life.
6. Electromagnetic Induction: Definition & Variables that Affect Induction
We use electromagnetic induction every day, but do you have any idea what it is? In this lesson, we'll discuss this everyday phenomenon, the factors that affect its strength and its most common applications.
7. Electromagnetic Induction: Conductor to Conductor & Transformers
Every day we make use of a special case of electromagnetic induction known as mutual induction. In this lesson, we'll talk about this special phenomenon and how it is used in many common devices.
8. Maxwell's Equations: Definition & Application
After watching this video, you will be able to explain what Maxwell's equations are, the basic principles behind each one, and what benefits they have led to in society. A short quiz will follow.
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