PHYS 3327

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Covers electro/magnetostatics, vector and scalar potentials, multipole expansion of the potential solutions to Laplace's Equation and boundary value problems, time-dependent electrodynamics, Maxwell's Equations, electromagnetic waves, reflection and refraction, wave guides, retarded potential, antennas, relativistic electrodynamics, four vectors, Lorentz, and transformation of fields. At the level of Classical Electromagnetic Radiation by Heald and Marion.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: strong performance in PHYS 2217/PHYS 2218 or permission of instructor. Corequisite: AEP 4210 or appropriate mathematics course(s) that cover complex analysis, vector calculus, Fourier transforms and techniques for studying boundary value problems.
Forbidden Overlaps Forbidden Overlap: Students may not receive credit for both PHYS 3323 and PHYS 3327.

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Comments Intended for students with exceptional backgrounds in physics/math. PHYS 3323 covers similar material while assuming less prior knowledge.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6364PHYS 3327  LEC 001

  •  6365PHYS 3327  DIS 201