Electromagnetic Field Theory I

Physics 834, Autumn 2007

Instructor: Yuri Kovchegov

Office: M2042 Physics Research Bldg

Office Hours: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course Meets: Mondays Wednesdays 8:30 am - 10:18 am, Smith 1180. However, we will meet this Friday, Sept 21, 8:30 am - 10:18 am. (I will notify you about other upcoming exceptions.)

Grader: Leslie Schradin

*** First Class Meets September 19, 2007 ***

There will be no class on Monday, September 24, Wednesday, September 26 and Friday, September 28 - I'll be out of town
No class Monday, November 12 - Veterans' Day observed



Recommended Reading :

placed on reserve at the Science and Engineering Library (SEL)

Lecture Notes:

These are the notes from when I taught this class 2 years ago, they will be updated as we go through the course. The notes are sorted according to chapters in Jackson's textbook.

Computer Lab: Numerical Solution of Laplace Equation

Two versions of essentially the same Mathematica file are available here: The password is the same as for the HW solutions.

Homework Assignments:

Homeworks are due at 11:59 pm on the due date. Please put them in the grader's mailbox in PRB or give them to me in class (or slide them under my office door if the other options are not available). Homeworks submitted late are penalized -10 pts. The cutoff for late HW submissions is 5 pm on the day after the HW is due.
(Solutions are password protected, they are for the use of OSU students and faculty only, please write to me if you are interested in accessing them.)
Each problem is worth 10 pts unless stated otherwise.

Exams: Midterm - Friday, October 26, 2007, 8:30 - 10:18 am, Smith 1180
Final - December 4, 2007, 2:30 - 4:18 pm, Smith 1180

Grading: 25% HW, 30% Midterm, 45% Final

Yuri Kovchegov