PHY422: Electricity and Magnetism II
Review of vector algebra and calculus (Grad, div, curl in several coordinate systems, Surface and volume integrals, integral theorems)
Basic electrostatics (Coulomb's law, Electric field, Potential, Charge distributions, conductors, Gauss' law, Laplace and Poisson equations)
Laplace's equation in two variables (Boundary conditions, separation of variables, Fourier series, harmonic functions)
Dielectric media (Displacement field, polarization, Susceptibility, permittivity, dielectric constant)
Electrostatic energy (Discrete and continuous charge distributions, Forceenergy relations)
Conductive media (Current and current density, continuity equation, Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws)
Basic magnetostatics (Lorentz force, Force and torque on currents, BiotSavart law, Ampere's law, Fields of current distributions)
Magnetic media (Magnetic moments, magnetization, Susceptibility, permeability)
Induction (Faraday's law, Lenz's law, Self and mutualinductance, Transformers, circuits)
Maxwell's equations (Displacement current, Wave equation, planewave solutions, Poynting vector, energy).
Basic electrostatics (Coulomb's law, Electric field, Potential, Charge distributions, conductors, Gauss' law, Laplace and Poisson equations)
Laplace's equation in two variables (Boundary conditions, separation of variables, Fourier series, harmonic functions)
Dielectric media (Displacement field, polarization, Susceptibility, permittivity, dielectric constant)
Electrostatic energy (Discrete and continuous charge distributions, Forceenergy relations)
Conductive media (Current and current density, continuity equation, Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws)
Basic magnetostatics (Lorentz force, Force and torque on currents, BiotSavart law, Ampere's law, Fields of current distributions)
Magnetic media (Magnetic moments, magnetization, Susceptibility, permeability)
Induction (Faraday's law, Lenz's law, Self and mutualinductance, Transformers, circuits)
Maxwell's equations (Displacement current, Wave equation, planewave solutions, Poynting vector, energy).
Level:
Undergraduate
Credits:
3
Prerequisites:
PHYSIC 152 or 283; MATH 233
Corequisites:
none
Semester(s) offered:
Spring
Course Schedules
Semester  Sec  Instructor  Times / Rm 

Spring 2018 
1 
Andrea Pocar 
MWF 10:1011:00am HAS 113 
Spring 2017 
1 
Andrea Pocar 
MWF 10:1011:00am HAS 138 
Spring 2016 
1 
Andrea Pocar 
MWF 10:10 HASA 124 
Spring 2015  Carlo Dallapiccola 
MWF 10:1011:00 HAS 124 

Spring 2014 
1 
Carlo Dallapiccola 
MWF 10:10 HASA 113 
Spring 2013 
1 
MWF 10:10 HASA 113 

Spring 2012 
1 
Lorenzo Sorbo 
MWF 10:10 HASA 113 
Spring 2011 
1 
MWF 10:10 HASA 113 

Spring 2010 
1 
Christian Santangelo 
MWF 10:10 HASA 113 
Spring 2009 
1 
Christian Santangelo 
MWF 10:10 LGRT 111 
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