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; Gaussâ€˜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 | 3–4 | HW 1 Solution |
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3 | 7-Feb-2011 | 5-6 | |||

4 | 14-Feb-2011 | 7–8 | HW 2 Solution |
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5 | 21-Feb-2011 | 9-10(a,b) | HW 3 Solution |
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6 | 28-Feb-2011 | 11–12 | Quiz 1 Solution |
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7 | 7-Mar-2011 | 13–14 | Midterm Exam Solution |
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8 | 14-Mar-2011 | 15–16 | HW 4-5 Solution |
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10 | 28-Mar-2011 | 17-18 | |||

11 | 4-Apr-2011 | 19–20 | HW 6-7 Solution |
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12 | 11-Apr-2011 | 21–22 | Quiz 2 Solution |
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13 | 18-Apr-2011 | 23–24 | |||

14 | 25-Apr-2011 | 25-26(a,b) | |||

16 | 2-May-2011 | 27–28 | HW 9 Solution |
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18 | 16-May-2011 | Final Exam Solution |