PHYS 3323

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

A survey of electricity and magnetism that exploits the student's growing mathematical capability in order to explore the electromagnetic properties of of matter and vacuum  and their consequences.  Topics include electro/magnetostatics, boundary value problems, dielectric and magnetic media, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, including guided waves, and sources and sinks of electromagnetic radiation. At the level of Introduction to Electrodynamics by Griffiths.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Intended for physics majors.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: PHYS 2208 or PHYS 2214 or PHYS 2218 and MATH 2930 (or equivalent). PHYS 3327 covers similar material, but is aimed at students with exceptional backgrounds in physics/math.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: Students may not receive credit for both PHYS 3323 and PHYS 3327.

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