Physics 301/571
Electromagnetic Theory I
Fall 2004

Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 11:45am-12:40pm.
Physics P-130

FINAL EXAM: Room P-130, Monday, December 13, 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Instructor: Sasha Abanov, Assistant Professor
Office: Physics B102
Phone: (631)632-8174
Web page:
Office Hours: Mon 4:00-5:00pm, Wed 1:00-2:00pm

Teaching Assistant: Yeunhwan Lim
Office: Physics D-120
Phone: (631)632-4711
Office Hours: Mon, Thu 2:00-3:00pm

Course description

The course reviews vector calculus and develops Maxwell's equations relating electric and magnetic fields to their sources. Applications for time-independent 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.


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%

Syllabus of the Course


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Last updated December 8, 2004