Course

P301 Electromagnetism II

Course No: 
P301
Credit: 
4
Approval: 
UG-Core
Syllabus: 
  1. Boundary-value problems in electrostatics and magnetostatics
  2. Wave propagation in conductors and dielectrics, Reflection, Refraction, Total internal reflection, Attenuation of waves in metals, Brewster’s angle, Lorentz theory of dispersion, wave-guides, fibers and plasma
  3. Special relativity, Minkowski space and four vectors, four-potential, relativistic formulation of electrodynamics, Maxwell equations in covariant form, Relativistic kinematics
  4. Lienard-Weichert potentials, radiation from an accelerated charge, Larmor formula, bremsstrahlung and synchrotron radiation
  5. Multipole radiation, scattering by free charges
  6. Diffraction
Reference Books: 
  1. Classical Electrodynamics by J.D. Jackson 3rd Edition
  2. Classical electromagnetic radiation by Mark Heald, J. B. Marion
  3. Foundations of Electromagnetic theory by Reitz and Milford
  4. Classical theory of fields by L. Landau and E. Lifshitz
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