Physics 353S, Spring 2009
Electromagnetic Waves


Instructor

Prof. Dylan Jones

Office: McLennan Laboratory 707B
Phone: (416) 978-4992 
Fax: (416) 978-8904
E-mail: dbj at atmosp dot physics.utoronto.ca
Office hour: Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 am



Teaching Assistant

Andrei Swidinsky

Phone: (416) 978-5177
E-mail: aswidins
at physics dot utoronto.ca

Class Room and Hours

Note: during the week of Jan. 12th we will have lectures on Tuesday and Wednesday


Announcements



PHY353 Papers, Handouts, and Demos




Homework

There will be 4 Homework assignments. Homeworks will be due, in lecture, two weeks after they are assigned. There will be a 50% penalty for homeworks one day late. Homeworks will not be accepted after 5 pm on the day following the due date.


Problems
Date Due
Solutions
Assignment #1
7.8, 7.18, 7.56, 8.4, 8.9, 8.13
Jan. 29th
Solution set 1
Assignment #2
8.6, 9.9, 9.12, 9.16, 9.34
Feb. 12th
Solution set 2
Assignment #3 download Mar. 19th
Solution set 3
Assignment #4 10.6, 10.19, 10.14, 11.9, 11.14, 11.22
Apr. 9th
Solution set 4


Text Book

Reference Books


Grading




Outline
  1. Review of Electrostatics and Magnetostatics (Chapters 2, 4, 5, 6)
  2. Electrodynamics and Maxwell's Equations in Free Space and Matter (Chapter 7)
  3. Conservation Laws (chapter 8)
  4. Electromagnetic Waves (Chapter 9)
  5. Potential and Fields (Chapter 10)
  6. Radiation (Chapter 11)