Physics 230:  Electricity & Magnetism                                   Spring 2007

Tentative Lecture Schedule

 

Monday, 26 March

The Electric Field

 

Reading:  1.1, 2.1

Wednesday, 28 March

Gauss’s Law

 

Reading:  1.2-1.3, 2.2

Friday, 30 March

Electric Potential

 

Reading: 1.4-1.5, 2.3         PS1

Monday, 2 April

Work & Energy

 

Reading: 2.4

Wednesday, 4 April

Conductors

 

Reading:  2.5

Friday, 6 April

Laplace’s Equation

 

Reading:  3.1                     PS2

Monday, 9 April

Method of Images

 

Reading:  3.2

Wednesday, 11 April

Separation of Variables I

 

Reading: 3.3

Friday, 13 April

Separation of Variables II

 

Reading: 3.3                      PS3

Monday, 16 April

Multipole Expansion

 

Reading: 3.4

Wednesday, 18 April

Polarization

 

Reading: 4.1-4.2

Friday, 20 April

Displacement & Dielectrics

               

Reading:  4.3-4.4               PS4

Monday, 23 April

MIDTERM I

 

Chapters 1-4.2

Wednesday, 25 April

Lorentz & Biot Savart Laws

 

Reading: 5.1-5.2

Friday, 27 April

DIV & CURL B

 

Reading: 5.3

Monday, 30 April

Vector Potential

 

Reading: 5.4

Wednesday, 2 May

Magnetization

 

Reading 6.1                           PS5

Friday, 4 May

Midterm Reading Period

No Class

Monday, 7 May

Magnetized Fields

 

Reading: 6.2

Wednesday, 9 May

The Auxiliary Field

 

Reading: 6.3

Friday, 11 May

Linear & Nonlinear Media

 

Reading: 6.4                      PS6

Monday, 14 May

MIDTERM II

 

Chapter 4.3-6.3

Wednesday, 16 May

Electromotive Force

 

Reading: 7.1

Friday, 18 May

Electromagnetic Induction

 

Reading 7.2

Monday, 21 May

Maxwell’s Equations

 

Reading 7.3

Wednesday, 23 May

Maxwell’s Equations (cont.)

 

Reading: 7.3                          PS7

Friday, 25 May

The Wave Equation

 

Reading: 9.1

Monday, 28 May

Memorial Day Holiday

No Class

 

Wednesday, 30 May

Electromagnetic Waves

 

Reading:  9.2-9.3

Friday, 1 June

Absorption & Dispersion

 

Reading:  9.4                      PS8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Exam:  Wednesday, 6 June 2007:  1:30-4:30pm.