Physics 214 Electromagnetism Part II  Fall 2008 
Syllabus Tentative Schedule Optics and Electromagnetics Applets 
Syllabus 
Instructor:  Madalina Furis 521 Cook Madalina.Furis(at)uvm.edu 656.5177 
Lectures:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 12:20pm1:10pm in A402 Cook 
Textbook:  Classical Electromagnetic Radiation , by M. A. Heald and J. B. Marion 3RD EDITION

Prerequisites:  Physics 213 
Topics: 
Electromagnetic Waves, Reflection and Refraction, Waveguides, Retarded Potentials, Classical Electron Theory, Interference and Diffraction, Fraunhofer and Fresnel Diffraction Limits, Relativistic Electrodynamics. Course will start with a review of static electromagnetism, multipole fields and other topics covered in Phys 213. 
Grades:

Grades
in this course will be assigned as follows:

Tentative Schedule 
Week 
Topic 
Notes 
09/0209/05  Electrostatics Review (Ch 1)  desloge1994 leroy1985 Homework 1due Wed Sept 8th 
09/0809/12  Electrostatics Review (Ch3)  Homework 2due Mon Sept 15th 
09/1509/19  Multipole Fields (Ch 2)  Homework 3_due Mon Sept 22nd 
09/2209/26  Electrodynamics Review (Ch 4)  bartlett1990 french1993 Faraday's notebooks Homework 4 due Mon Sept 29th 
09/2910/03  Electromagnetic Waves (Ch 5)  Homework 5 due Mon Oct 6th 
October 6th  Review Session (Chs 14)  
October 8th  Exam 1 covering Chs 14  
10/1010/15  Reflection and Refraction (Ch6)  Homework 6 due Fri Oct 17th 
10/1710/24  Retarded Potentials and Radiation by Charged Particles (Ch 8)  Homework 7 due Mon Oct 27th 
10/2710/31  Classical Electron Theory (Ch 10)  Homework 8 due Mon Nov 3rd 
November 3rd  Review Session (Chs 5, 6, 8, and 10)  
November 5th  Exam 2 covers Ch 5, 6, 8 and 10  
11/0711/12  Interference and Coherence (Ch 11)  Homework 9 due Fri Nov 14th 
11/1411/21  Diffraction Theory (Ch 12)  Homework 10 due Mon Dec 1st 
11/2411/28  Thanksgiving Recess No Classes  
12/0112/05  Relativistic Electrodynamics (Ch 14)  Homework 11 due Wed Dec 10th 
12/0812/10  Review Sessions (All Chapters) 
Applets 