Course Synopses

16:750:503 ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM (3)

  • Course Description:

    Prerequisites: 750:386 or equivalent. Advanced Electromagnetic theory and related mathematical techniques. Boundary value problems in electrostatics and magnetostatics. Complex variables. Green's function, multipole expansions. Maxwell's equations and plane electromagnetic waves; waveguides. Radiation. Detailed discussion of special relativity, including, for example, space-time diagrams, covariance and invariance, twin paradox, uniform acceleration, motion of a charged particle, stress-energy tensors. Radiation by moving charges, bremsstrahlung, multipole fields, radiation damping.

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