PH 108: Basics of Electricity & Magnetism

Course Code PH 108
Course Name Basics of Electricity & Magnetism
Lecture 2
Tutorial 1
Practical 0
Credit 6
Reference (1)Introduction to Electrodynamics (3rd ed.), David J. Griffiths, Prentice Hall, 2011. (2)Classical Electromagnetism, J. Franklin, Pearson Education, 2005.
Description Review of vector calculus: Spherical polar and cylindrical coordinates; gradient, divergence and curl; Divergence and Stokes` theorems; Divergence and curl of electric field, Electric potential, properties of conductors; Poisson302222s and Laplace302222s equations, uniqueness theorems, boundary value problems, separation of variables, method of images, multipoles; Polarization and bound charges, Gauss` law in the presence of dielectrics, Electric displacement D and boundary conditions, linear dielectrics; Divergence and curl of magnetic field, Vector potential and its applications; Magnetization, bound currents, Ampere`s law in magnetic materials, Magnetic field H, boundary conditions, classification of magnetic materials; Faraday302222s law in integral and differential forms, Motional emf, Energy in magnetic fields, Displacement current, Maxwell302222s equations, Electromagnetic (EM) waves in vacuum and media, Energy and momentum of EM waves, Poynting`s theorem; Reflection and transmission of EM waves across linear media.