Electromagnetic Theory II, PHY6347Course Information Spring 2010Lecturer: C. B. Thorn, NPB 2069, 392-5701Lectures: NPB 1101, MWF 3rd period (9:35-10:25am)Office Hours: MW, 5th period (11:35-12:35am) and by appointment.Grader: Tongguang Chengemail: [email protected]Office hour:Textbook:Classical Electrodynamics, J. David Jackson, 3rd Edition (Wiley,1999)Lectures: I will try to make my lectures as self-contained as possibile, but thetext will provide an important resource for material not treated in lecture.Itwill also be a major source of homework problems and a valuable alternativeperspective on the subject. We will start the second semester with the Lorentzcovariance of Maxwell’s equations (Jackson, ch 11,12).Examinations: A midterm exam will comprise 25% of your course grade anda final examination will comprise 50% of your course grade. Both exams will beclosed book.Homework:Problem sets containing 3,4, or 5 problems will be assigned onapproximately a weekly basis and, together with class participation, will comprise25% of your course grade. A score for each problem will be recorded: on a scale
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