Course

P603- Electromagnetism

Course No: 
P603
Credit: 
4
Approval: 
PG-Core
Syllabus: 
  1.   Electrostatics in vacuum, force, field, potentials and enegry.(4 hrs)
  2. Electrostatic boundary conditions and conductors. (2 hrs)
  3. Solution of Laplace's equation in one, two and three dimensions, uniqueness theorem, methods of images, separation of variables, multipole expansion.(12 hrs)
  4. Dielectrics(4 hrs)
  5. Current distributions, magnetic fields and magnetostatic boundary conditions(4 hrs)
  6. Motion of charges in E & B fields, energy and momentum of electromagnetic fields(8 hrs)
  7. Maxwell's equations, EM waves and their propagation in free space and in media(12 hrs)
  8. Potential formulation, Coulomb and Lorentz gauge, radiation from an accelerated charge, dipole radiation (10 hrs)
Reference Books: 
  1. David Griffith, "Introduction to electrodynamic"
  2. Reitz, Milford, Christy, "Foundation of electromagnetic theory"
  3. J.D.Jackson, "Classical Electrodynamics"
  4. M.H Nayfeh, M.K Brussel, "Electricity and magnetism" 
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