Professor: Ken Intriligator
5234 Mayer Hall
Office Hours: Weds 1-2pm.
or by appointment. 
TA: Eddy Barnes
5th floor Mayer Hall
Office Hours: TBA,
or by appointment. 

Final solutions and statistics below.


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 : MWF 11:00-10:50am, SOLIS 111. Or MWF 12-12:50, SOLIS 111.

Discussion Session: Weds. 2:00 - 2:50, WLH 2110.       Problem Session : Thurs. 12:30-1:50pm, York 4080A.

Homework: Assigned weekly, due FRIDAY, 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.

Midterm: Fri. Feb 6, during the lecture time. Bring bluebook; formula sheet will be provided. Midterm scores (40 max, 10 points/problem): mean = 22.10, stdev = 9.95. Top score = 40/40.

Final: Wednesday March 17 OR Thursday, March 18, 11:30-2:30. Bring bluebooks. Final exam scores (100 max, 10 points/problem): mean=63.6, stdev=21, Top score = 99.5.

Grading: Homework=20%, Midterm =30%, Final=50%.

Exams and solutions: Midterm         Midterm Solutions         Final Exam (with solutions)


Phys. 100a last quarter          Phys. 100b last year       

Week# Topics (and link to lecture notes) Homework (and link to solutions)
1 Motion of charged particles in B field. Currents and charge conservation.  HW due next week
2 Magnetostatics. Solving for B and A field.   HW1 (Due Jan. 16)      Solns
3 Magnetic multipoles. Magnetization in matter.   HW2 (Due Jan 26)     Solns
4 H field, linear and nonlinear materials.   HW3 (Due Feb. 2)      Solns
5 Ohm's and Faraday's laws.   6.12*, 6.14*, 6.16*, 6.17* (none to turn in this week)
6 Inductance and magnetic energy.   HW4(Due Feb. 13)      Solns
7 Displacement current. Maxwell's equations.   HW5 (Due Feb. 23).      Solns
8 More Maxwell's eqns., symmetries and conservation of charge, energy and momentum   HW6 (Due Mar. 1).      Solns
9 Poynting's thm, energy and momentum conservation. EM waves, energy and momentum transport. 8.1, 8.2, 8.5, 8.6, 8.9 (Due March 12)      Solns
10 Special relativity and E and B transformations. 9.9*, 10.3*, 10.4*, 10.10*, 11.8* (none to turn in)      Solns