Equations
You can bring a copy of this equation sheet in addition to the back pages of Griffiths listing spherical and cylindrical co-ordinate information to all tests and exams.
Homework
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  • Wed Sept. 6 - HW1 - Vectors
    • Read Griffiths 1.1.1-1.1.3
    • Griffiths Problems 1.1-1.6
  • Mon Sept. 11 - HW2 - gradient, divergence
    • Read Griffiths 1.1.4,1.2.1-1.2.4 (Sec. 1.1.5 is optional)
    • Griffiths Problems 1.7,1.11,1.12,1.15,1.16
    • Extra Problems vector algebra
    • Extra Problems vector algebra
  • Wed Sept. 13 - HW3 - curl, identities involving gradient operator
    • Read Griffiths 1.2.5-1.2.7
    • Griffiths Problems 1.18, 1.21 (use cartesian tensors!), 1.25,1.26,1.27,1.28
    • Extra Problems 2nd Derivatives not necessary to hand in !
  • Mon Sept. 18 - HW4 line, surface and volume integrals
    • REMEMBER: IN-CLASS QUIZ Wed. Sept. 20 (covers HW1,HW2,HW3)
    • Read Griffiths 1.3.1
    • Griffiths Problems 1.29,1.30,1.31,1.56
    • Extra Problems Integrals DO NOT HAND IN
  • Wed. Sept. 20 - HW5 - gradient, stoke's and divergence theorem
    • TEST on HW1,HW2,HW3
    • no summary required for today
    • Read Griffiths 1.3.2-1.3.5
    • Griffiths Problems 1.32,1.33,1.34,1.35,1.58
  • Mon. Sept 25 - HW6 - cylindrical and spherical co-ordinates
    • Read Griffiths 1.4.1,1.4.2
    • Griffiths Problems 1.38,1.39,1.40,1.41 ,1.42,1.43,1.54,1.55,1.57,1.59
  • Wed. Sep 27 - HW7 - delta functions
    • Read Griffiths 1.5.1-1.5.3
    • Griffiths Problems 1.44,1.45,1.46,1.47,1.48,1.49,1.64
  • Mon. Oct 2 - HW8 - Electric Field
  • Wed Oct 4 - HW9 - Motion in Electric Field
  • Oct. 9- Oct 13 - FALL BREAK
  • Mon Oct 16 - HW10 - Gauss's Law
    • Read Griffiths 2.2.1-2.2.3
    • Griffiths Problems 2.9,2.10,2.11,2.12,2.13,2.14,2.15,2.16,2.17
  • Wed Oct. 18- HW11 - Electric Potential
    • Read Griffiths 2.2.4,2.3.1-2.3.4
    • Griffiths Problems 2.19,2.20,2.21,2.22,2.23,2.24,2.25,2.26,2.27
  • Mon. Oct. 23 - HW12 - Multipole Expansion of the Scalar Potential
    • remember TEST Wed Oct.25 HW 8,9,10,11
    • Read Griffiths 3.4.1,3.4.2,3.4.3
    • Griffiths Problems 3.27,3.28,3.29,3.30,3.32,3.46
  • Wed. Oct. 25 - HW13 - Electrostatic Potential Energy
  • Mon. Oct. 30 - HW14 - Electrostatic Potential Energy -REPEAT
    • Read Griffiths 2.4.1-2.4.4
    • Repeat Griffiths Problems 2.31,2.32,2.33,2.34,2.36
    • New Griffiths Problems 2.35,2.37
  • Wed. Nov. 1 - HW15 - Boundary Conditions, Conductors vs. insulators, Capacitors
    • Read Griffiths 2.3.5,2.5.1,2.5.2,2.5.3,2.5.4
    • Griffiths Problems 2.30,2.38,2.39,2.40,2.41,2.43,2.44
  • Mon. Nov 6 - HW16 - Uniqueness Theorem, Averaging, Method of Images
    • Read Griffiths 3.1.1-3.1.5,3.2.1-3.2.2
    • Griffiths Problem 3.1,3.2,3.3,3.4,3.7,3.8,3.9,3.11
    • REMINDER: in-class Test Nov. 8 HW 11,12,13,14
  • Wed. Nov 8 - HW17 TestFourier series
  • Mon. Nov 13 - HW18- Separation of Variables - Cartesian Co-ordinates
    • Read Griffiths 3.3.1
    • Griffiths Problem 3.13,3.14,3.15,3.16 \
  • Wed. Nov 15 - HW19 - Separation of Variables - Spherical Co-ordinates
    • Read Griffiths 3.3.2
    • Griffiths Problems 3.17,3.18,3.19,3.20,3.21,3.24
  • Mon. Nov 20 - HW20 - properties of dipoles, Polarization
    • Remember quiz Wed. Nov. 23 covering HW15,Hw16,HW17,HW18
    • Read Griffiths 3.4.4,4.1.1-4.1.4
    • Griffiths Problems 3.33,3.34,4.1,4.2,4.4,4.5,4.7,4.8,4.9
    • Student Questions