Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: 'C-' or better in PHYS 4410 AND (MATH 3140 OR MATH 3150 OR MATH 5440)
Requirement Designation:
Quantitative Intensive BS
Course Attribute:
Honors Course
A formal- theoretical development of classical electrodynamics. Topics include vector calculus, differential form of electrostatics, multipole expansion of electric fields and scalar potentials; dielectric; differential form of magnetostatics, vector magnetic potential, magnetic materials; Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic waves, Green's function method of electromagnetic waves, antennae, retarded potential; special theory of relativity, four-vector formalism, Lagrangian formalism of special relativity. Recommended Prerequisites: PHYS 4410 AND MATH 3150. Recommended Corequisites: MATH 3160.