Classical electrodynamics I

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CFU 10

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Written and oral exam


for chemistry, physics and maths second year students; prerequisites are the first year maths and physics courses


1. Electrostatics and magnetostatics

2. Mathematical methods for electrostatics

3. Maxwell’s equations

4. Electromagnetic waves

5. Simple radiating systems

6. Introduction to special relativity

7. Covariant formulation of electrodynamics

Obiettivi formativi

Become familiar with the basic concepts of classical electrodynamics in a vacuum, including the properties of electromagnetic waves, and special relativity. Learn how to use Maxwell's equations and some mathematical methods for their solution.

Riferimenti bibliografici


Jackson “Classical Electrodynamics”