Fall 2022

Electromagnetic Theory I

Listed in: Physics and Astronomy, as PHYS-347

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William A. Loinaz (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.

Requisite: PHYS 117/124, PHYS 125, MATH 211 or consent of the instructor. 2022-2023 Fall semester. Professor Loinaz.

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Students who enroll in this course will likely encounter and be expected to engage in the following intellectual skills, modes of learning, and assessment: quantitative work and working in groups


2022-23: Offered in Fall 2022
Other years: Offered in Fall 2022