Physics 301/571
Electromagnetic Theory I
Fall 2004
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:45am12:40pm.
Physics P130
FINAL EXAM: Room P130, Monday, December 13, 2:00pm  4:30pm
Instructor: Sasha Abanov,
Assistant Professor
Office: Physics B102
Phone: (631)6328174
Email: alexandre.abanovatsunysb.edu
Web page:
http://felix.physics.sunysb.edu/~abanov/
Office Hours:
Mon 4:005:00pm, Wed 1:002:00pm
Teaching Assistant: Yeunhwan Lim
Office: Physics D120
Phone: (631)6324711
Email: yhlim78athotmail.com
Office Hours:
Mon, Thu 2:003:00pm
The course reviews vector calculus and develops Maxwell's equations relating electric and magnetic fields to their sources. Applications for timeindependent fields are developed for solving boundary value problems and the interactions of fields in bulk matter.
Course requirements
Attendance to lectures is expected. Homework assignments should be turned in on time. Late homeworks will not be accepted. There will be two one hour exams and one final exam.
Grading
The final grade is calculated from
Homeworks 
 
20% 
Hour exam 1 (open book) 
 
25% 
Hour exam 2 (open book) 
 
25% 
Final exam (closed book) 
 
30% 
Textbooks
Required textbook

David J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics,
Prentice Hall, New Jersey, Third edition, 1999.
For additional reading I also recommend

John David Jackson,
Classical Electrodynamics,
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Third edition, 1999.
Homeworks

Homework #1, due Monday, September 13
(PDF )

Homework #2, due Wednesday, September 22
(PDF )

Homework #3, due Wednesday, September 29
(PDF )

Homework #4, due Wednesday, October 6
(PDF )

Homework #5, due Wednesday, October 13
(PDF )

Homework #6, due Wednesday, October 27
(PDF )

Homework #7, due Wednesday, November 3
(PDF )

Homework #8, due Wednesday, November 10
(PDF )

Homework #9, due Wednesday, November 24
(PDF )

Homework #10, due Friday, December 3
(PDF )

Homework #11, due Friday, December 10
(PDF )
For your information.
If you have a physical, psychological, medical or learning disability that
may impact your course work, please contact Disability Support Services
(631) 6326748. They will determine with you what accommodations are
necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation is
confidential.
Students requiring emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their
needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For
procedures and information, go to the following web site
http://www.ehs.sunysb.edu/fire/disabilities.asp
Last updated December 8, 2004