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PHYS 3053 - Honors Electricity and Magnetism I
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Fall 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
Rolf Walter LORTZ
No. of credits
 :
4


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) per week: 4
 
Content
This course is a more in-depth version of PHYS 3033.
 
  • Electrostatics: electric charge and fields, Coulomb's law, Gauss'Law, multipoles, Laplace equation
  • Magnetostatics: currents, magnetic fields and vector potential, Biot-Savart Law, Faraday's law, magnetic materials
  • Maxwell’s equations
  • Interaction of electromagnetic fields with matter, polarization and magnetization, bound charges and bound currents, relative permittivity and permeability, ferromagnets
     
 
Remarks
  • Exclusion(s): PHYS 3033
  • Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1114 (Grade B- or above) or PHYS1154 (Grade B- or above) (prior to 2014-15) or PHYS 1314
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS