Physics 302/572
Electromagnetic Theory II
Spring 2005
Tuesday, Thursday, 11:20am12:40pm.
Physics B131
FINAL on Thursday, May 12, 11:30am1:30pm, B131.
Open book. Bring one textbook, lecture notes,
and homeworks with solutions.
Last office hours, Wednesday, May 11, 11:00am2:00pm, B102
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:
Tue, Thu 1:002:00pm
Teaching Assistant: Xiao Shen
Office: Physics D126
Phone: (631)6324714
Email: xshenatic.sunysb.edu
Office Hours:
Mon 1:303:30pm
Topics include the interrelations of timedependent electric and magnetic fields and their potentials; the energy and momentum associated with electromagnetic fields and the Maxwell vacuum and matter; waveguides and transmission lines; special relativity for electromagnetism and mechanics; the retarded potentials for time varying sources; and the radiation of electromagnetic waves.
Course requirements
Attendance to lectures is expected. Homework assignments should be turned in on time. Late homeworks will not be accepted. There will be a midterm and a final exam.
Grading
The final grade is calculated from
Homeworks 
 
20% 
Midterm (open book) 
 
35% 
Final exam (closed book) 
 
45% 
Textbooks
Required textbook

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

Gerald L. Pollack and Daniel R. Stump,
Electromagnetism,
Addison Wesley, 2002.

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

Homework #1, due Tuesday, February 8
(PDF )

Homework #2, due Tuesday, February 15
(PDF )

Homework #3, due Thursday, February 24
(PDF )

Homework #4, due Thursday, March 3
(PDF )

Homework #5, due Thursday, March 10
(PDF )

Homework #6, due Thursday, March 31
(PDF )

Homework #7, due Thursday, April 7
(PDF )

Homework #8, due Thursday, April 15
(PDF )

Homework #9, due Thursday, April 22
(PDF )

Homework #10, due Thursday, April 28
(PDF )

Homework #11, due Thursday, May 5
(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://studentaffairs.stonybrook.edu/dss/
Last updated May 5, 2005