Physics 7311

Electromagnetics
Fall 2008
Course Information

 

  • Lectures: WF  1:00 am-2:20 am, in Room Dallas Hall 106
  • Lecturer: Professor Roberto Vega
    • Office: Room 102 Fondren Science
    • Office hours: Wed. & Fri. 11:00-12:00 pm, or by appointment
    • Phone: (214) 768-2498
    • Fax: (214) 768-4095
    • E-mail: rvega@smu.edu

         Textbooks: Classical Electrodynamics, 3rd ed., by J.D. Jackson
other recommended texts: The Classical Theory of Fields, by L.D. Landau and E.M. Lifshitz; Intro to Electromagnetics by David Griffith

  • Examinations: There will be three partial exams. A final exam will be held only if the class as a whole does not perform well on the midterm exams.

  • Grading: 75 percent homework, 25 percent exams

  • Topics: We will hopefully cover the first seven chapters of the Jackson textbook.