Course

P102 Physics II (Electricity, Magnetism & Optics)

Course No: 
P102
Credit: 
3
Approval: 
UG-Core
Syllabus: 
  1. Summary of electrostatics and magnetostatics
  2. Gauss law in differential form, electrostatic potential and curl of E
  3. Electric displacement and boundary conditions, linear dielectrics
  4. Motion of charge in electric and magnetic field
  5. Current density, curl and divergence of B, Amperes law, magnetic field H, magnetic susceptibility, boundary conditions of B and H
  6. Faraday’s law in differential form, displacement current
  7. Maxwell’s equations in media, e.m. wave equation, plane waves, polarization and types of polarization, energy and momentum of plane e.m. waves, grating and diffraction experiments, X-rays and Bragg’s law 
Reference Books: 
  1. Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths, 3rd ed. New Jersey: Prentice Hall
  2. Optics by Eugene Hecht, 4th ed. Massachusetts, Addison Wesley, 200
  3. Fundamentals of Physic by David Halliday, Robert Resnick & Earl Walker. 8th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2004
  4. Foundations of Electromagnetic theory by John R. Reitz, Fredrick Milford & Robert Christ. 4th ed. Massachusetts: Addison Wesley, 1993
  5. Fundamentals of optics by Francis A. Jenkins & Harvey E. White 4th ed. New York McGraw Hill Book Company Inc., 2001
  6. Electricity and magnetism (Berkeley Physics Course; vol.2) by Edward M. Purcell. 2nd ed. New York McGraw Hill Book Company Inc
  7. Optical Physics by Stephen G. Lipson, Henry Lipson & D.S. Tannhauser. 3rd ed. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995 
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