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PHY 217: Electricity and Magnetism I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Fall 2016
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lecture 15
Separation of variables method in shperical coordinates continued, Legendre polynomials, dipole field

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lecture 16
Uniformly polarized sphere, conducting sphere in an external uniform electric field, electric field from a uniformly charged disk of finite radius

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HW #8 due by 4pm

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MIDTERM EXAM 12:301:45 pm in Gavett 312

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lecture 17
Multipole expansion for a localized charge distribution

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HW #9 due by 4pm

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lecture 18
Monopole moment, dipole moment vector, and quadrupole mement tensor, dipolar potential and electric field in spherical coordinates and in coordinate free form, effect of choice of origin on dipole and quadrupole moments

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lecture 19
Example of multipole expansion and computation of moments, dielectric materials and atomic polarizability
last day to declare S/F or withdraw from courses

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HW #10 due by 4pm

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lecture 20
Force and torque on an electric dipole, polarization density, bound volume and surface charge densities, electric displacement field D

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Thanksgiving recess

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Thanksgiving recess

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Thanksgiving recess

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Thanksgiving recess

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Thanksgiving recess

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lecture 21
Linear dielectrics, electric susceptibility, permitivity, and dielectric constant, boundary conditions at interfaces of dielectrics, capacitance with dielectrics

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lecture 22
Force on dielectrics, ClausiusMossotti (LorentzLorenz) relation
makeup lecture 4:50 pm in Morey 205



