Physics 313: Electromagnetic Theory

General Information

Lecturer: Dr. Dennis Clougherty
Address: Cook Physical Science Building A405
Telephone: (802) 656-2644
Office Hours W 1-3


Lecture TR10:00-11:15Cook A402

Course Prerequisite

Physics 214

Course Text

Classical Electrodynamics, J.D. Jackson
(Available in the UVM Bookstore)

Optional References

The Classical Theory of Fields, L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz
Mathematical Methods for Physicists, G. Arfken
Special Relativity, A.P. French
(These are available on reserve in the Cook Science Library.)


There will be approximately a problem set each week. Solutions will be distributed in class.


There will be a mid-term examination and a comprehensive final examination offered. The final grade will be based on the homework, and the two exams.

Course Outline

A course outline is given here.