Schedule of Classes Course Description

Medgar Evers College
Course Prefix: PHY                                     Course Number: 351                                    
Course Title: Electromagnetic Theory
Subject: Physics
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 4.0


This course is a comprehensive study of electromagnetism. Topics include electric field and potential, Gauss?s law, electrostatic potential energy, Laplace?s equation, boundary value methods, electric dipole and multipoles, electric fields in matter, dielectric theory, magnetic field and potential, Ampere?s law, Faraday?s law, inductance, electric fields from time-varying magnetic fields, magnetic fields in matter, Maxwell?s equations, Poynting?s theorem, wave equation for vector and scalar potentials, plane wave propagation, wave guides and radiation.

Prerequisite: PHY 212, PHY 213, and MTH 204.
Start Date:    04/30/2009                         End Date: