MATH 314 - Potential Theory

Potential Theory  - MATH 314

Class Meeting: Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00

Catalog Description:

Electrostatics: the electric field, boundary conditions, uniqueness of solution,    equipotential surfaces, energy and stresses in the field, system of conductors,   solution of potential problems using electrical images and harmonic functions, magnetostatics. The magnetic field, magnetic dipoles and magnetic shells, scalar   and vector magnetic potentials, induced magnetism, boundary conditions, ,energy   and stresses in magnetic fields, steady electric currents in continuous media, Ohm’s  law, equation satisfied by the electric potential of a steady current, boundary   Conditions, uniqueness of solutions.

Course Objectives:

The course aims to provide students with the specialist knowledge necessary for basic concepts in Electrostatics, magnetostatics and to understand its applications in real physical problems.

Course Outcomes:

    1- Knowledge and Understanding: Students are able to demonstrate familiarity with theories and concepts used throughout the course, deal with different applications related to potential theory and identify the steps required to carry out a piece of research on a topic within mathematics.

    2- Intellectual and practical Skills: By the end of the course the student is expected to learn the fundamental aspects of potential theory and implement it in a lot of applications and use the considered techniques for solving new problems

    3- Transferable Skills: Within the lectures the student is able to transfer ideas and experience and work effectively as a part of a group and independently.

Student Outcomes:
    K2-Knowledge of the implementation of theories in problem solving.
    I1-Ability to understand the different math concepts and be able to implement them in our everyday problems.

    P3- Efficient use of the techniques, skills, and tools of modern mathematics

    S1-Functioning in multi-disciplinary teams

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