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Science - Course - Electrodynamics

  • Course Code: PHYS441
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.:3Lec)
  • Course Type: Major Core (MJC)

Course Description

Maxwell’s Equations – Maxwell’s Equations in Matter- Boundary Conditions – Conservation of Charge and Energy – Continuity Equation – Poynting’s Theorem – Newton’s Third Law in Electrodynamics – Maxwell’s Stress Tensor – Conservation of Momentum – Angular Momentum – Waves in One Dimension – Sinusoidal Waves – Reflection and Transmission – Polarization – 3 D Wave Equation for E and B – Monochromatic Plane Waves – Energy and Momentum in Electromagnetic Waves – Electromagnetic Waves in Matter – Propagation in Linear Media – Reflection and Transmission at Normal and Oblique Incidences – Absorption and Dispersion – Electromagnetic Waves in Conductors – Reflection at a Conducting Surface – The frequency Dependence of Permittivity – Guided Waves – Rectangular Wave Guide – The Coaxial Transmission Line – Potential Formulation – Gauge Transformations – Coulomb Gauge and Lorentz Gauge – Retarded Potentials – The Fields of a Moving Charge – Dipole Radiation – Power Radiated by a Point Charge – Radiation Reaction. Pre-req.: PHYS 343.