Physics 610
Spring 2017


Electricity and Magnetism I 


Course Materials:

  • Week 0: 1/19                   Maxwell's Equations Review
    Syllabus
    Introductory overheads (Thursday, January 19, 2017)
    Problem Set 1 (due Thursday, January 26, 2017)

  • Week 1: 1/24-26              Special Relativity
    Problem Set 2 (due Thursday, February 2, 2017)

  • Week 2: 1/31-2/2              Relativistic Electrodynamics
    Problem Set 3 (due Thursday, February 9, 2017)

  • Week 3: 2/7-9                  Classical Field Theory
    Problem Set 4 (due Thursday, February 16, 2017)

  • Week 4: 2/14-16              Noether's Theorem
    Problem Set 5 (due Thursday, February 23, 2017)

  • Week 5: 2/21-23              Lorentz Group and Thomas Precession

  • Week 6: 2/28-3/2              Thomas-BMT Equation and Intro to Electrostatics
    Overheads for Tuesday, February 28, 2017 ("pillars of electrostatics")
    Problem Set 6 (due Thursday, March 16, 2017)

    Spring Break for 3/7 and 3/9

  • Week 7: 3/14-16              Midterm and Electrostatics
    Midterm (in-class) on Tuesday, March 14.

Web page updated: March 7, 2017.