An Introduction to

Electromagnetism

By Wilson Phu

 

 

 

If you have ever wondered how an electric charge affects a magnet, electromagnetism will provide the answer. But that is not all there is to electromagnetism. The effects of electromagnetism have a great effect on the world around us, from the simplest forms of matter, to things that we use in our everyday lives, such as televisions, computers and radios.

 

 

 

                                                                   

Electromagnetism is the combination                      Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation             Magnetic field around a magnet

of electricity and magnetism

 

 

 

 

 

Click below for more about electromagnetism

·        What is electromagnetism?

·        Who is James Maxwell?

·        What are Maxwell’s equations?

·        The hand rules

·        Practice problems involving electromagnetism

·        Answers to those practice problems

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other helpful links:

A history of electromagnetism

Electromagnets

A movie about electromagnetism

A list of the websites I used

A glossary of terms I used