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PHY 217: Electricity and Magnetism I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Fall 2016
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lecture 10
Properties of conductors in electrostatics, induced surface charge, cavities, electrostatic pressure on a charged surface

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HW #5 due by 4pm

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lecture 11
Electrostatic pressure from virtual work, capacitance, harmonic functions, uniqueness theorems for electrostatic problems

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HW #6 due by 4pm

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fall break

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fall break

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lecture 12
Image charge method, charge in front of an infinite conducting plane

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lecture 13
Symmetry planes, image charge method for charge in front of a grounded, neutral, and charged conducting sphere, induced surface charge, force between charge and sphere

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lecture 14
Boundary value problems and separation of variables method in Cartesian and shperical coordinates

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HW #7 due by 4pm

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