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PHYS 312       (3-0-3)             Electromagnetic Theory


Electric field and potential, Gauss's Law, multiple expansion, Laplace’s equation and solutions for simple systems, special methods of solving potential problems, dielectrics, boundary conditions, electrostatic energy, steady currents,, magnetic field of stationary current distributions, vector potential, e.m. induction, inductance, Maxwells equations, Poynting’s vector, plane e.m. waves.


Prerequisites: PHYS 216 or PHYS 217.