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e-mail: afanai at mun.ca
office: C4065Lectures: TR 1200-1250pm, F 0100-0150pm, Room C3053
Section numbers refer to Introduction to Electrodynamics (Third Edition) by David J. Griffiths.
Lectures (50 min.)
|Review of Vector Analysis Vector Albegra, Differential calculus, Integral calculus, Spherical and Cylindrical coordinates, Dirac Delta Function, Vector Fields||Chapter 1||5|
|Electrostatics Electric Field, Divergence and Curl of Electrostatic Fields, Electric Potential, Work and Energy in Electrostatics, Conductors||Chapter 2||7|
|Special Techniques Laplace's equation, Method of Images, Separation of Variables (simple example)||Chapter 3||4|
|Electric Fields in Matter: Polarization, Field of a polarized object, Electric Displacement, Linear Dielectrics||Chapter 4||4|
|Magnetostatics: Lorentz Force Law, Biot-Savart Law, Divergence and Curl of B, Magnetic Vector Potential||Chapter 5||5|
|Magnetic Fields in Matter: Magnetization, Field of a Magnetized Object, The Auxiliary Field H, Linear and Nonlinear Media||Chapter 6||5|
|Electrodynamics: Electromotive Force, Electromagnetic Induction, Maxwell's Equations||Chapter 7||5|
|Midterm Test||25 %|
|Final Exam||55 %|
There will be no supplementary exam.