physics department

PHYS 331

 

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Course No.

Course Title

No. of Units

Pre-requisites

Th.

Pr.

Credit

PHYS 331

Electricity and Magnetism I

3

-

3

PHYS 202, PHYS 251

 

Objectives of the course :

The objective of this course is to give the student an introduction to the subject of electromagnetic fields emphasizing the fundamental concepts.

 

Course Description :

Vector analysis, Electrostatics, work and energy, Special techniques in calculating potential ( Laplace's equation, the method of images ), Electromagnetic fields in mater ( Polarization, electric displacement, linear dielectrics ).

 

Main text books :

Introduction to Electrodynamics by D. J. Griffiths, 3rd edition. Prentics-Hall, Inc .

 

Subsidiary books :

1- Fundamentals of electromagnetic theory by: Reitz, Milford and Christy (1979) .

2- Electromagnetic concepts and applications (Second edition) By: S.V. Marshall and A.A .  Skitek (1987). Prentice-Hall, Inc .

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