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Electromagnetism II

Teaching semester

Autumn

Objectives and Content

Objectives:

Give general knowledge and skills in electromagnetism on a master-degree level.

Content:

The course contain subjects like: electric and magnetic fields and potentials; Maxwell┬┐s equations; conservation laws; electromagnetic radiation in different materials; relativistic electrodynamics; and mathematical techniques used to solve electromagnetic problems.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course

the student should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

After completing the course, students should have

  • General knowledge in electromagnetism on a master-student level.

Skills

After completing the course, students should be able to

  • Explain different electromagnetic concepts and laws.
  • Solve mathematical problems in all electromagnetic disciplines covered by the course.

Required Previous Knowledge

Basic knowledge of minimum 60 ECTS in physics.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

PHYS112, MAT212

Forms of Assessment

The forms of assessment are:

  • Written examination (4 hours), 100% of total grade.

Grading Scale

The grading scale used is A to F. Grade A is the highest passing grade in the grading scale, grade F is a fail.

Contact

Contact Information

advice@ift.uib.no