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PHY 415: Electromagnetic Theory I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Fall 2010
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lecture 1
Coulomb's law, electric field, Maxwell's equations for electrostatics
first day of classes

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Labor Day, no classes

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lecture 2
Lorentz force, magnetic field, Maxwell's equations for magnetostatics

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lecture 3
Faraday's Law, Maxwell's correction to Ampere's Law, potentials, gauge invariance

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lecture 4
longitudinal and transverse parts of vector functions, Fourier transforms, Green's function

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lecture 5
conductors in electrostatics, electric field at a charged surface, Dirichlet and Neuman boundary value problems, Green's identities
Green's functions part II

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lecture 6
image charge method

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lecture 7
separation of variables in rectangular and polar coordinates
HW #1 due

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lecture 8
separation of variables in spherical coordinates

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