Text: Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition, by David J. Griffiths. This and other possibly useful texts will be placed on reserve at the Undergraduate Library.
: Lect: MWF
11:00-11:50am, Warren Lecture Hall 2205. Discussion session: Mondays
1:30-2:50 WLH 2207. Problem session: Tuesdays1:00-1:50 York 4080A.
Homework: Assigned weekly, due Wednesday, at the START of lecture. Will also be accepted at the following lecture, but with a 20% penalty. Problems marked with * are also recommend, but not to be turned in.
Midterms: Wednesdays, Oct. 29 and Nov. 19, during the lecture time. Formula sheet will be provided. Bring a bluebook.
Final: Weds Dec. 10, 11:30-2:30 Bring bluebooks.
Grading: Homework=20%, Midterm1=15%, Midterm2=15%, Final=50%.
|Week#||Topics||Homework (and link to solutions)|
|1||Introduction and math review||HW (Oct.3) solutions|
|2||Coulomb's law, electric field, Gauss' law||HW2 (due Oct. 10) Solutions|
|3||Properties of E and scalar potential||HW3 (due Oct. 15) solutions|
|4||Work and energy||HW4 (due Oct. 22)   solutions|
|5||Condutors, electrostatic pressure, capacitance||*2.36-2.40* none to turn in. try to solve without peeking at solutions|
|6||Method of images, separation of variables||NO HW (Fires, midterm delayed ...)|
|7||Spherial problems and multipoles||HW5(Due Nov 14)   solutions|
|8||Electric fields in matter||*3.9, 3.10, 3.27, 4.10, 4.15, 4.17* (none to turn in). Solutions are here on last year's webpage.|
|9||D fields, dielectrics||HAPPY THANKSGIVING!|
|10||More on dielectrics. Currents.||4.19, 4.20, 4.21, 4.24, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28   solutions|