PHYS 315 Electromagnetic Theory I

Electrostatics; Coulomb's and Gauss' laws, the scalar potential. Solutions to the Laplace equation in rectangular, spherical and cylindrical coordinate systems with various boundary conditions. Poisson's equation; energy in the electric field; electrostatics of materials; capacitance. Magnetostatics: BiotSavart and Ampere's laws, the field vector potential; energy in the magnetic field; magnetostatics of materials; Faraday's law; inductance.
Credit units: 3 ECTS Credit units: 5, Prerequisite:
MATH 242 and PHYS 212 and PHYS 242.
Autumn Semester (Balazs Hetenyi)



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