|Co-ordinator||Professor Leonard Kersley|
|Other staff||Dr Eleri Pryse, Professor Neville Greaves|
|Pre-Requisite||Core Physics Modules at Levels 1 & 2|
|Course delivery||Lecture||22 lectures|
|Assessment||Exam||End of semester examinations||80%|
|Course work||Two examples sheets Coursework Deadlines (by week of Semester): Examples sheet Week 7 Examples sheet Week 11||20%|
This module builds on the foundations laid in PH12510. Topics covered include electrostatics, dielectrics, magnetic fields, magnetic fields in matter, electromagnetic induction, alternating currents and resonance, transmission lines, Maxwell's equations.
After taking this module students should be able to:
Additional learning activities
Recap, grad, div, curl, divergence theorem, Stokes' theorem, vector identities.
Electric charge and field, Gauss' law in differential form, electrostatic energy, potential, capacitors, dielectrics, polarisation, electric displacement, boundary conditions for D and E, Poisson's equation, electrostatic calculations.
Lorentz force, magnetic dipole, Ampere's law in differential form, magnetic vector potential, Biot-Savart law, magnetic flux, magnetisation, magnetic intensity, boundary conditions for B and H, hysteresis.
Faraday's law in differential form, inductance, magnetic energy.
Wave propagation on lossless line, practical lines, reflections, input impedance, matching.
Equation of continuity, displacement current, Maxwell's equations.
Grant & Phillips. Electromagnetism. 2nd. ISBN 0471-92712-0