Instructor: Dr. John A. Jaszczak (email@example.com)
Lecture: MWF 1:05 – 1:55 P.M.
Office Hours: M, W 3:00 to 4:00 P.M. or by appointment.
Course Description: A traditional course in electricity &
magnetism at the intermediate level aimed toward physics majors. Topics covered
will include vector calculus, electrostatics, solution of
This course aims to develop and apply more mathematical sophistication than you have applied in E&M so far, and also to deepen your physical understanding of the interaction of particles and fields.
Primary Textbook: Electromagnetism, G. Pollack & D. Stump (Addison Wesley 2002).
Additional reference: Introduction to Electrodynamics, D. J. Griffiths (Prentice Hall 1999).
Timeless reference: The Feynman Lectures on Physics, vol. II. (Addison-Wesley 1964).
Homework: Due approximately every other week. Please follow the rules and guidelines.
Midterm Exam Dates:
Exam I: Thursday October 18, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Exam II: Thursday, December 6, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. IS NOW SCHEDULED
Final Exam: Wednesday Dec. 19, 2007 - 12:45 p.m. (2 hrs)
Course Grades: (possible range) (chosen weight)
Homework 40 – 65 % 50%
Midterm Exam 1 15 – 25% 14%
Midterm Exam 2 15 – 25% 14%
Final Exam 20 – 45% 22%
Schedule: (approximate number of lectures)
Short Exercises: Due at random as short completions of class notes and simple applications.
Click HERE for list. Updated 10/3/2007.
Primary Assignments: Due approximately every other week in class.
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