Maxwell's Equations: Definition & Application


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What are Maxwell's Equations?

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1. Which of Maxwell's Equations allows you to figure out an equation for the electric field created by a distribution of charge?

2. Which of Maxwell's Equations describes the field created by an electric current?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Review this worksheet and quiz to assess what you know about Maxwell's Equations. Determine what they are and the equation which allows for the equation of an electric field created by a distribution of a charge.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to:

  • Name the Maxwell Equation which describes a field created by an electric current
  • Identify the Maxwell Equation which states that magnetic monopoles do not exist
  • Calculate the voltage in a coil of wire

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will allow you to practice the following:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of Maxwell's Equations and how they are connected to a field created by an electric current
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the voltage in a coil of wire in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Maxwell's Equations

Additional Learning

Find out more about this subject via this lesson called Maxwell's Equations: Definition & Application. The lesson will adhere to the following study objectives:

  • Understand what Maxwell's Equations are
  • Analyze the equations and examples
  • Assess the applications of Maxwell's Equations