PH 632: Electromagnetic Theory

Winter 2011

Course Information


This course is the second part of a year long sequence in graduate level classical electrodynamics. The material covers all aspects of magnetostatic theory including boundary value problems, multipole expansions, and magnetostatics of macroscopic media, and continues with electroynamics and plane wave propagation.

Lecture times: MWF 10:00 - 10:50 in WGR 377

Course Work:
Office Hours:

David McIntyre

Weniger 463

MF 11-12, W 1-2

Course Evaluation:

PH632: Final exam: 40%. Midterm exam 20%. Homework 40%.
FINAL: Thursday, March 17, 12:00 pm, Weniger 377

Students with Special Needs:
Students with documented disabilities who may need accomodations, who have any emergency medical information which the instructor should know of, or who need special arrangements in the event of evacuation, should make an appointment with the instructor as early as possible, no later than the first week of the term.

Academic Integrity:
All students are expected to uphold the highest standards of honesty and integrity in their academic work. Any incidence of academic dishonesty will be dealt with in accordance with OSU policies. Further info is available on OSU websites: Explanation of academic dishonesty and Expectations for student conduct.

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