Classical Electromagnetism: An intermediate level course

In summary, classical electromagnetism is a branch of physics that studies the interactions between electrically charged particles and the electromagnetic fields they produce. An intermediate level course in classical electromagnetism builds upon fundamental concepts and covers advanced topics such as electromagnetic waves and Maxwell's equations. Prerequisites for taking such a course include a strong foundation in calculus, vector calculus, and introductory physics courses. Real-world applications of classical electromagnetism include electronic devices, power generation, and medical imaging. This field is closely related to other branches of physics and serves as the foundation for modern theories like quantum mechanics and special relativity.
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A complete set of lecture notes for an upper-division electromagnetism course. The course concentrates on the derivation, properties, and uses of Maxwell's equations. Topics covered include electrostatics, dielectric and magnetic media, magnetic induction, electromagnetic energy and momentum, the emission, scattering, and propagation of electromagnetic radiation, and the relativistic formulation of the laws of electromagnetism. A primer on vector algebra, vector calculus, and vector field theory is also included.

http://farside.ph.utexas.edu/teaching/em/lectures/lectures.html

by: Richard Fitzpatrick (University of Texas)
 
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Related to Classical Electromagnetism: An intermediate level course

1. What is classical electromagnetism?

Classical electromagnetism is a branch of physics that studies the interactions between electrically charged particles and the electromagnetic fields they produce. It encompasses the study of electricity, magnetism, and their relationship to each other.

2. What is an intermediate level course in classical electromagnetism?

An intermediate level course in classical electromagnetism is a course that builds upon the fundamental concepts and equations of electromagnetism taught in introductory courses. It covers more advanced topics such as electromagnetic waves, Maxwell's equations, and electromagnetic radiation.

3. What are the prerequisites for taking a course in classical electromagnetism?

The prerequisites for taking a course in classical electromagnetism typically include a strong foundation in calculus, vector calculus, and introductory physics courses covering electricity and magnetism. Some knowledge of differential equations may also be helpful.

4. What are some real-world applications of classical electromagnetism?

Classical electromagnetism has many real-world applications, including the functioning of electronic devices such as computers and cell phones, power generation and transmission, and medical imaging technologies such as MRI machines.

5. How does classical electromagnetism relate to other fields of physics?

Classical electromagnetism is closely related to other branches of physics, such as mechanics and thermodynamics. It also serves as the foundation for modern physics theories, including quantum mechanics and special relativity.

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