Professor: Ken Intriligator
5234 Mayer Hall
Office Hours: Weds. 11:30-1:00,
or by appointment. 
TA: Ryan Baumbach
2322 Mayer Hall
Office Hours: Thurs. 2-3:30,
or by appointment. 

Final solutions below! Finals and other old class material at quiz return room. The average on the final was 62%, with standard deviation 17%. The total points mean was 66%, with standard deviation 16%.


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.

Course Times : Lect: MWF 10:00-10:50am, WARREN LECTURE HALL, room 2204.

Discussion Session: Wednesday 5-6:30, with Ryan. ROOM: WLH 2113.

Homework: Assigned weekly, due FRIDAY, at the START of lecture. Will also be accepted at the following lecture, but with a 20% penalty. Worst score set will be dropped. Problems marked with * are also recommend, but not to be turned in.

Midterms: Mon. Jan 27 and Wed. Feb. 26, during the lecture time. Bring bluebook; formula sheet will be provided. Midterm1: average=72, s.d.=14. Midterm2 scores: average=52, s.d.=22.

Final: Tues 3/18, 8:00-11:00am, WLH 2204. Bring bluebooks and YOUR OWN FORMULA SHEET!

Grading: Homework=20%, Midterm 1 =15%, Midterm 2= 15%, Final=50%.

Exams and solutions: Midterm 1        Midterm 2         Final


100a last quarter          Phys. 100b last year        General info and rules

Week# Topics (and link to lecture notes) Homework (and link to solutions)
1 Motion of charged particles in B field. Currents and charge conservation.  No HW due this week
2 Magnetostatics. Solving for B and A field.   5.4, 5.9, 5.13, 5.14, 5.15, 5.25, 5.26*
3 Magnetic multipoles. Magnetization in matter.   5.35, 5.37, 6.1, 6.5(parts a&b only), 6.7, 6.8.
4 H field, linear and nonlinear materials.   6.12*, 6.13*, 6.14*, 6.16*, 6.17* (none to turn in this week)     
5 Ohm's and Faraday's laws.   7.1, 7.2*, 7.3*, 7.7, 7.8 (don't turn in * ones, only 3 due. Due Mon. Feb. 10.)
6 Inductance and magnetic energy.   7.20, 7.22, 7.26(due Friday, 2/14)
7 Displacement current. Maxwell's equations.   7.29, 7.31, 7.33, 7.37, 7.42 (Due Mon. Feb. 24).
8 More Maxwell's eqns., Field Lagrangian, symmetries, and implied conservation laws: charge, energy, and momentum.   Midterm
9 Poynting's thm, energy and momentum conservation. EM waves, energy and momentum transport. 8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.5mag version (current densities K along +x axis on top plate and along -x axis on bottom, repeat all 4 parts), 8.9
10 Special relativity and E and B transformations. 9.9*, 10.3*, 10.4*, 10.10*, 11.8*