PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 9
Due at the beginning of class, Friday March 30, 2012
9.1 Electromagnetic elds in a moving tube
9.2 Read sections 3133 and 3637 of Landau and Lifshitz
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 12
Due at the beginning of class, Friday April 19, 2013
12.1 Group velocity in a moving medium
Let u be the group velocity of a light pulse propagating
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 10
Due at the beginning of class Wednesday April 3, 2013
10.1 A surprising discovery
Working alone in your laboratory late at night, you discover evide
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 11
Due at the beginning of class, Wednesday April 10, 2013
11.1 The Biot-Savart law and the Ampre equation
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Show explicitly that taking the curl of th
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 8
Due at the beginning of class, Friday March 15, 2013
8.1 Electromagnetic force on a charge
A charge q is at rest in an instantaneous inertial frame K
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 7
Due at the beginning of class, Wednesday March 19, 2014
7.1 A particle in a uniform electric eld and a nonuniform magnetic eld
A particle of charge q
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 6
Due at the beginning of class Friday February 28, 2014
6.1 The charged particle equation of motion
In the usual notation the Lagrangian for a relativ
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 5
Due at the beginning of class Friday February 21, 2014
5.1 A relativistic harmonic oscillator
Suppose the relativistic Lagrangian for a particle of m
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 4
Due at the beginning of class, Friday February 14, 2014
4.1 The visual appearance of a moving object
A distant camera snaps a photograph of a thin wi
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 1
Due at the beginning of class, Friday January 24, 2014
1.1 Read sections 1-5 of Landau and Lifshitz.
After reading these sections, for credit write I
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 3
Due at the beginning of class, Friday February 7, 2014
3.1 Moving sidewalks
On their 21st brthday, one twin gets on a moving sidewalk, which carries
PHYS 532: Classical Electrodynamics
Homework Set 2
Due at the beginning of class, Friday January 31, 2014
2.1 Additive rapidities
A particle moves at speed u = c tanh relative to a coordinate system t