Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

Ph 531 Electricity and Magnetism

Advanced study of electricity and magnetism covering field and potential of charge arrays, electrostatic field energy, images, multipoles, Laplace's equation, Biot-Savart and Ampere's laws, magnetic field energy, vector potential, displacement current, dielectrics and their microscopic models, electromagnetic wave equations, boundary conditions, energy radiation, magnetic materials and their microscopic models. This is the first course in a sequence of two: Ph 531 and Ph 532. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as Ph 431 and may be taken only once for credit.




Recommended prerequisites: Ph 312 and Mth 256.
  • Up one level
  • 500