Coulomb’s law and electric field. Gauss’s law. Electrostatic potential. Capacitance. Dielectrics. Current and resistance. Electrical circuits. Constant magnetic fields in vacuum and in matter. Ampere’s law. Vector potential. Diamagnetism, paramagnetism and ferromagnetism. Electromagnetic induction. Mutual and self induction. Time varying fields. Maxwell equations and wave equations for fields and potentials. Constancy of the speed of light. Special relativity and relativistic invariance of Maxwell’s equations.
LEARNING OUTCOMES: Study of Electromagnetism.
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: At the end of the course, the student will have acquired a knowledge of electromagnetic phenomena.
APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING: Each student will be required to solve problems at home and in the classroom.
MAKING JUDGEMENTS: At the end of the course, the student will be able to continue his in the field of electromagnetism.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS: The problems of electromagnetism will be discussed by students in the classroom.