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PHYS 2305 [0.5 credit] Electricity and Magnetism

Electrostatic field and potential, Gauss’ law. Properties of conductors. Magnetic effects from currents. Motion of charges in electric and magnetic fields. Energy in electric and magnetic fields. Electromagnetic induction. Maxwell’s equations in vacuum using vector differential and integral calculus.
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 1001, PHYS 1002, or PHYS 1003 and PHYS 1004, alternatively PHYS 1007 and PHYS 1008 with an overall grade of B- or higher; MATH 2004 or MATH 2000 (MATH 2000 may be taken concurrently).
Lectures three hours a week.