UT Dallas 2017 Undergraduate Catalog

PHYS3416 - Electricity and Magnetism

PHYS 3416 Electricity and Magnetism (4 semester credit hours) Coulomb's and Gauss' laws; potentials, methods for solving electric field distributions near conductors; potentials due to clusters of charges; polarization of dielectric materials; electric displacement. Magnetic fields in a vacuum and in matter; time varying electric and magnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves. Prerequisite: PHYS 3311 or PHYS 3411 or equivalent. (4-0) Y