Fall 2019

Electromagnetic Theory I

Listed in: Physics and Astronomy, as PHYS-347

Formerly listed as: PHYS-47


Jonathan R. Friedman (Section 01)


A development of Maxwell’s electromagnetic field equations and some of their consequences using vector calculus. Topics covered include: electrostatics, steady currents and static magnetic fields, time-dependent electric and magnetic fields, and the complete Maxwell theory, energy in the electromagnetic field, Poynting’s theorem, electromagnetic waves, and radiation from time-dependent charge and current distributions. Three class hours per week.

Requisite: PHYS 117/124, PHYS 125, MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Fall semester. Professor Friedman.

PHYS 347 - L/D

Section 01
M 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM NSCI E108
W 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM NSCI E108
F 01:00 PM - 01:50 PM NSCI E108

This is preliminary information about books for this course. Please contact your instructor or the Academic Coordinator for the department, before attempting to purchase these books.

ISBN Title Publisher Author(s) Comment Book Store Price
Introduction to Electrodynamics (4th Edition) Pearson, 2013 David J. Griffiths TBD


Other years: Offered in Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012, Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017, Fall 2018, Fall 2019, Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023, Fall 2024