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Fall 2017, Prof. Martin
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Course Syllabus
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Tentative Course Schedule
Homework
Homework #1
HW #1 solution
Homework #2
HW #2 solution
Homework #3
HW #3 solution
Homework #4
Selected Class Notes
Notes: Summaries by chapter
Chapter 0: E&M overview
Chapter 1: Vector math & Maxwell's Equations
Chapter 2: Coulomb's Law and its consequences
In-Class Notes
Class #2 (8/23/17)
: Vector math & Maxwell's Eqs.
Class #3 (8/25/17)
: Coulomb's Law for point charges
Class #4 (8/28/17)
: Coulomb's Law for electric Field
Class #5 (8/30/17)
: E Field visualization & continuum approx.
Class #6 (9/1/17)
: Continuous charge distributions
Class #7 (9/6/17)
: line & surface elements; Gauss' Law for point charge.
Class #8 (9/8/17)
: Gauss' Law symmetries & delta function
Class #9 (9/11/17)
: Gauss parallel plates & vector identity
Class #10 (9/13/17)
: Electric potential & Theorems
Class #11 (9/15/17)
: Potential relation to potential energy; line charge
Exam 1 Practice
: Coulomb's Law through Potential
Class #12 (9/18/17)
: Ideal conductors; Exam equation sheets