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**Vector Analysis:** vector algebra and calculus, curvilinear coordinates

**Electrostatics:** field, potential, work and energy, conductors

**Special Techniques:** Laplace’s equation, images, separation of variables, multipoles

**Electric Fields in Matter:** polarization, displacement, linear dielectrics

**Magnetostatics:** Lorentz and Biot-Savart laws, vector potential

**Magnetic Fields in Matter:** magnetization, H, linear and nonlinear media

**Electrodynamics:** EMF, Faraday’s law, Maxwell’s equations, potentials

**Conservation Laws:** electrodynamic energy and momentum

**Electromagnetic Waves:** wave equation, nonconducting and conducting media, dispersion

**Potentials and Fields:** potential formulation of electrodynamics

**Radiation:** dipole radiation, point charge, radiation reaction

**Electrodynamics and Relativity:** relativistic mechanics and electrodynamics

**Organization**

Lectures: Tu Th 9:25-10:40

Homework (30%) Weekly problem sets

Term exam (30%)

Final exam (40%)

Text: David J. Griffiths, *Introduction to Electrodynamics*

*All information is representative only, and is likely to change from year to year.*