Portland-State-University 2022-2023 Bulletin

Ph 431 Electricity and Magnetism I

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 431 and Ph 432. Expected preparation: Ph 312 and Mth 256.


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