Electricity and Magnetism I-II - Fall 2017/Spring 2018
TR 1:25-3:20PM (Section 4027)
Phone: (812) 855-2609
Office Hours: Wednesday:12:00-2:00pm, or by appt.
Swain West 251
Instructor: Mike Berger
Electricity and Magnetism I-II (P506-P507)
Classical Electrodynamics (3rd Ed.)
by John David Jackson
Introduction to Electrostatics
Boundary-Value Problems in Electrostatics I
Boundary-Value Problems in Electrostatics II
Multipoles, Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media, Dielectrics
Magnetostatics, Faraday's Law, Quasi-Static Fields
Maxwell Equations, Macroscopic Electromagnetism, Conservation Laws
Plane Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Propagation
Waveguides, Resonant Cavities, and Optical Fibers
Radiating Systems, Multipole Fields and Radiation
Scattering and Diffraction
Special Theory of Relativity
Dynamics of Relativistic Particles and Electromagnetic Fields
Collisions, Energy Loss, and Scattering of Charged Particles, Cherenkov and Transition Radiation
Radiation by Moving Charges
Bremsstrahlung, Method of Virtual Quanta, Radiative Beta Processes
Radiation Damping, Classical Models of Charged Particles
Other Useful Reference
David Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics (Prentice Hall), undergraduate level.
L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz, The Classical Theory of Fields, (Pergamon).
L.D. Landau, E.M. Lifshitz and L.P. Pitaevskii, Electrodynamics of Continuous Media, (Pergamon).
Problem Sets will typically be due on Thursdays. The sets and solutions will be posted on the Canvas website.
Grading: 70% Exams, 30% Problem Sets