Electricity and Magnetism

Instructor : Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy
Term : Spring 2011
Level : Undergraduate
Course Code : PHY 102
Course Status : SSE Core
Course Outline


Course Description

Introduction to electromagnetism and electrostatics: electric charge, Coulomb’s law, Electric Field; Gauss‘s law; Electrostatic Potential; Capacitors; conductors and dielectrics. Electrostatic energy. Electric currents, and electric circuits; Kirchoff laws; Magnetic fields, Biot-Savart law and Ampere’s law. Magnetic materials. Time-varying fields and Faraday’s law of induction; Displacement Current and Maxwell’s equations; Electromagnetic Waves; Poynting Vector.


WEEKLY LECTURES, HOMEWORKS, QUIZZES, AND EXAMS

Week Starting Date Lectures Homeworks Quizzes Exams
1 24-Jan-2011 1-2
2 31-Jan-2011 34 HW 1
Solution
3 7-Feb-2011 5-6
4 14-Feb-2011 78 HW 2
Solution
5 21-Feb-2011 9-10(a,b) HW 3
Solution
6 28-Feb-2011 1112 Quiz 1
Solution
7 7-Mar-2011 1314 Midterm Exam
Solution
8 14-Mar-2011 1516 HW 4-5
Solution
10 28-Mar-2011 17-18
11 4-Apr-2011 1920 HW 6-7
Solution
12 11-Apr-2011 2122 Quiz 2
Solution
13 18-Apr-2011 2324
14 25-Apr-2011 25-26(a,b)
16 2-May-2011 2728 HW 9
Solution
18 16-May-2011 Final Exam
Solution