Electromagnetism II
2016 Instructor: B. Mitrovic
Lectures: Tuesday, Thursday, 12:30-2:00, WH311
Course Goals
  • to develop an understanding of Maxwell's Equations and the link between electricity, magnetism and optics
  • to gain experience with Vector Calculus
Pre-Requisites

PHYS 3P35

Textbook

David J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Ed., Upper Saddle River: Prentice-Hall, 1999

Topics
  1. Magnetostatics (Ch. 5)
  2. Magnetic Fields in Matter (Ch. 6)
  3. Electrodynamics (Ch. 7)
  4. Conservation Laws (Ch. 8)
  5. Electromagnetic Waves (Ch. 9)
Course Policies
  • Late Assignments will NOT be accepted.
  • Do NOT use MAPLE or other similar programs unless the homework problem explicitly says to. This course is meant to improve analytical mathematical skills.
  • A minimum grade of 50 % on the Final Exam is required to pass the course.
  • Note that the last day to withdraw without academic penalty is Friday, March 10, 2017.
Marking Scheme
Components Dates Weight
Assignments Jan. 10, 17, 31, Feb. 7, 28, March 7, 21, 28 35 %
Class Tests Jan. 26, Feb. 16, March 16 30 %
Final Exam TBA 35 %