An Introduction to


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


A movie about electromagnetism

A list of the websites I used

A glossary of terms I used