BGU Physics Department

"I never teach my pupils; I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn." Albert Einstein

Electrodynamics 1

Course number: 203-1-2381
3+2 hours, 4 points


Lecturer: Michael Gedalin

Syllabus (from the Shnaton site):

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Course structure

No. Topic Basic source Additional sources
1 Mathematical reminder: Vector calculus Ch.1, AppendicesA.2
2 Maxwell equations in vacuum, continuity conditions B.3
3 Electrostatics: Laplace and Poisson equations, Green's function, multipole expansion Ch.2-3 A.3 (1-6), C.5 (36-42)
4 Boundary problems: conductors, general methods for Laplace equation Ch.2-3 A.4 (1-4), A.5 (1-3), D.3
5 MagnetostaticsCh.5 A.8 (2-7), C.5 (38, 43-45)
6 Electrodynamics Ch.7-8 D.5 (15-18)
7 Electromagnetic wavesCh.9 A.11 (1-2, 4-5), B.2, C.6 (46-50)
8 Fields of moving chargesCh.10 B.7, C.8 (62-64)
9 RadiationCh.11 B.7.3, B.8, C.9
10 Relativistic electrodynamicsCh.12 A.12, B.4, B.5*, C.1 (1-7), C.2 (8-9), C.3 (15-25), C.4 (26-33)

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