Week |
Topic |
Chapter |

1 |
** preface and Coulomb’s law:** The structure of matter, electric charge and its conservation law,
the electrostatic approximation, coulomb’s law, potential energy of electrostatic charge distribution |
23, 25 |

2 |
**The electric field: ** The electric field of a point charge, the electric field of point
charge distributions and the superposition principle, continuous charge
distributions, electric dipole |
23 |

3 |
** Electric flux and Gauss’s law:** The flux of a vector field, the Integral Gauss’s law and it’s applications,
the electric field of conductors |
24 |

4-5 |
**Electric Potential:** point charge, dipole, continuous charge distribution, the electric field as the
gradient of the electric potential, the electric potential of conductors, the flow of charge over potential difference,
ground, capacitance and capacitors, emf |
25, 26 |

6 |
**Electric current and resistance:**Current, current density vector, conductivity, resistivity and Ohms law,
Drude model,electric power |
27 |

7 |
** Magnetic fields and Magnetic force **: magnetic force on a charged particle and current, magnetic torque on a current loop |
29 |

8 |
**Sources of the magnetic field:** Bio-Savard and Ampere laws and applications, force between two parallel conductors, displacement
Current |
30 |

9 |
**Induction: ** Motional emf, Faraday's law, Lenz's law, Inducedemf and electric fields, self induction |
31, 32 |

10 |
**Electromagnetic Waves: **Waves in one dimension, the one dimensional wave equation, Maxwell equations,
electromagnetic plane waves, Poynting vector (optional) |
16, 34 |

11 |
**Special theory of relativity: ** Postulates, time dilation and length contraction, Lorentz transformation |
39 |

12 |
relativistic mass and momentum relativistic energy, magnetism as a relativistic phenomenon |
39 |