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Transcript
PHY2105
ELECTROMAGNETISM
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Course Name
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Electromagnetism
Course Code/Level:
PHY2105 / PHY3105
Credit Units
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3
Brief Description
This course builds on the Electricity and Magnetism course offered at Level 1. It covers
eelectrostatics, stationary electric fields in conducting media, magneto-static field laws,
Maxwell’s equations and their applications.
5. Course Objectives
At the end of the course, the student will be able to:
 Solve problems in electrostatics;
 Explain electric conduction in metals, state and apply the equation of continuity, and
calculate resistances of given pairs of conductors.
 Derive expressions for the capacitances of cylindrical and spherical capacitors; and
densities due to simple current distributions.
 Solve problems involving static magnetic fields.
 Explain magnetic properties of matter.
 Apply the laws of electromagnetic induction to problems involving eddy currents, self
and mutual induction, and derive Neumann’s formula;
 State Maxwell’s equations of electromagnetism and derive the wave equations for E and
H in dielectrics, and in conducting media.
 Derive the relation between time-averaged Poynting’s vector and the energy density of
the electromagnetic field.
 Solve problems involving reflection and refraction of plane waves.
6. Course Outline:
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Content
Electrostatics: Poisson’s and Laplace’s equation for solution of
simple potential problems in Cartesian spherical and cylindrical
hours
10
coordinates.
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Stationary electric fields in conducting media: Conservation of
change and continuity equation, calculation of resistance of a
coaxial cable.
Magnetostatic field laws: Faraday’s law; ampere’s law; mutual
inductance; magnetic vector potential.
Maxwell’s equations: Solutions in terms of electromagnetic waves
in free space; Orthogonality of E, B and k, Poynting’s vector in
free space.
Plane electromagnetic waves in matter: Solutions of the wave
equations in conducting and non conducting media, skin-depth.
Total
8
8
12
7
45
7. Mode of Delivery:
This course is mainly lecture based, with occasional tutorials to allow for student-lecturer
interaction and solving problems together.
8. Reading List
Electormagnetic fields and Waves: by Lorrain P. and Corson, D.R.
Electromagnetism by E.J.K.B. Banda – Distance Educ. Study materials.
Introduction to Electrodynamics by J.D. Griffiths.