Listed in: Physics and Astronomy, as PHYS-347
Formerly listed as: PHYS-47
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David S. Hall (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.
This course is designed to involve in-person lectures and discussions, with problem sets and other activities; but provisions will be available for remote and asynchronous learning, including recorded class meetings, online activities, and synchronous office hours at times TBA.
Requisite: PHYS 117/124, PHYS 125, MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. Fall semester. Professor Hall.