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PHY 415: Electromagnetic Theory I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Fall 2010
Thursday, December 23, 2010 

The Final Exam and Solutions are now posted on the Homework page. The average score on the final was a 61 with a standard deviation of 12.
You may view your score on the final exam, and your grade in the course, on the Blackboard system.
You may pick up your final exam by stopping by my office.
Have a Happy Holiday and a relaxing break!
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 

Solutions to Problem Set 8 are now posted on the Homework page.
All lecture notes through the last lecture 29 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
The FINAL EXAM is next Monday, December 20, 7:1510:15 pm, in BL 269. The exam will be four problems. It can cover anything during the semester, but the emphasis will be on the material covered since the midterm exam, i.e. from lecture 13 onwards.
I am available for questions and help during the reading and exam period. Just stop by or send an email.
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 

Notes through lecture 27 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
There will be an additional lecture this Friday, December 10, at 11am in BL 269.
Problem Set 8, due Monday December 13, is now posted on the Homework page.
Solutions to Problem Set 7 are posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 26 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
We will have a lecture this week on Friday, December 10, at 11 am in BL 269.
Online course evaluations are now open. Your feedback on this course is most helpful and is greatly appreciated by both the department and myself personally. Please go to the University Registrar's webpage http://www.rochester.edu/registrar/ and click on the "Course Evaluation" link. Your username is your NetID, your password is your NetID password.
Notes through lecture 25 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 

Problem Set 7, due Monday December 6, is posted on the Homework page.
There will be a lecture this Friday, December 3, and next Friday, December 10, at 11am  noon, in BL 269
Notes through lecture 24 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Tuesday, November 23, 2010 

There will be an extra lecture next Friday, December 3, 11 am  noon, to make up for the lecture cancelled tomorrow.
Notes through lecture 22 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, November 17, 2010 

Notes through lecture 21 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 

Problem Set 6, due Wednesday November 24 in my mailbox, is now posted on the Homework page.
The Midterm Exam and Solutions are posted on the Homework page.
Monday, November 15, 2010 

Notes through lecture 20 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 

Notes through lecture 19 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Solutions to Problem Set 5 are posted on the Homework page.
MIDTERM EXAM this Friday, November 12, 11am  1pm, in BL 269
Tuesday, November 9, 2010 

Notes through lecture 18 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Also posted are a set of supplemental notes, that we did not go over in lecture, concerning the force and torque on electric magnetic dipoles in an external field, and the interaction energy of the dipoles in the external field.
Thursday, November 4, 2010 

Notes through lecture 17 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Tuesday, November 2, 2010 

Problem Set 5, due Monday, November 8, is now posted on the Homework page.
Remember, the MIDTERM EXAM will be next week, Friday, November 12, 11 am  1 pm. It will cover only material up to and including lecture 12 (i.e. everything up to, but not including, the macroscopic Maxwell's equations).
Notes through lecture 16 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Thursday, October 28, 2010 

Notes for lecture 15 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Tuesday, October 26, 2010 

Solutions to Problem Set 4 are now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 14 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 

Notes through lecture 13 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
The MIDTERM EXAM will be moved from its originally scheduled time next week to Friday, November 12, 11am  1pm. Further details will follow.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010 

Solutions to Problem Set 3 are now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 12 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Thursday, October 14, 2010 

Problem Set 4, due Monday October 25, is now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 11 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 

Solutions to Problem Set 2 are now posted on the Homework page.
Notes for lecture 10 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Next Monday is fall break so there will be no lecture. Problem Set 3 is due Wednesday next week.
Notes for lecture 9 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
I also post some additional notes on the eigenfunction expansion method for computing Greens functions. We did not do this in lecture, you won't need to know it for any homework or exam in the course, but it is interesting and provides the basis for why the separation of variables method works.
Problem Set 3, due Wednesday, October 13, in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Tomorrow, Tues October 5, I will not be able to start my office hour until around 2:00 or 2:15 pm. I will be in my office until 2:40 pm. If you wish to talk to me and cannot make this time, please stop by anytime or email me to set up an appointment.
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 

Solutions to Problem Set 1 are now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 8 are posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Monday, September 27, 2010 

Problem Set 2, due Monday, October 4, in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Notes through lecture 7 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Friday, September 17, 2010 

Problem Set 1, due Monday September 27 in lecture, is now posted on the Homework page.
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 

Notes through Lecture 4 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Wednesday, September 8, 2010 

Notes through Lecture 2 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Thursday, September 2, 2010 

Notes for Lecture 1 are now posted on the Lecture Notes page.
Welcome to PHY 415, Electromagnetic Theory I. All schedule and course information, homeworks and solutions, and lecture notes will be posted on this website.
For those of you who wish to read my lectures ahead of time, you can find links to this course in previous years at:
http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~stte/phy415F08
http://www.pas.rochester.edu/~stte/phy415F07

