The course concerns electrostatic, electrodynamics, optics, electromagnetic waves and magnetism topics.
ELECTRIC FIELD
Electric charge and Coulomb's law. Field and Electric Potential. Flow of vectors. Gauss' law. Charges on the metal conductors. Electric dipole field. Electric dipole in external electrostatic field. Electrostatic capacity. Capacitor. Capacitors in series and in parallel. Energy of a charged capacitor. Method of image charges. Electric field in the presence of dielectric materials. Dielectric constant. Energy of the electrostatic field.
ELECTRICITY
Electromotive force. Electric current and current density. Electrical resistance and Ohm's law. Joule effect. Resistors in series and in parallel. Electromotive force, electric generators, direct current circuits, Kirchoff's laws.
MAGNETIC FIELD
Magnetic field B. Motion of a charged particle in an electromagnetic field. Magnetic force on a current. Law of Biot-Savart. Ampere theorem. Laws of electromagnetic induction: Faraday's law and Lenz's law. Induced electric fields. Gauss' law for magnetism. Magnetic moments of atoms and molecules. Diamagnetic, paramagnetic and ferromagnetic materials. Magnetization. Transitional arrangements in an inductive circuit. Mutual induction and interactions between the current carrying circuits. Energy of the magnetic field. Analysis of circuits.
MAXWELL'S EQUATIONS AND ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
Maxwell's equations. Displacement current. Continuity equation. Electromagnetic waves in a vacuum. Poynting vector. Radiation of electromagnetic waves.
OPTICS
Introduction to Physical Optics: Interference. Diffraction. Elements of Geometrical Optics: Straight propagation of light. Image formation. Thin lenses and mirrors.