Phys4101 Course Calendar Fall 2013
The course calendar will be
updated frequently throughout the semester, so please check back. All documents
will be deposited
into the course Moodle site,
and linked into the calendar.
Date 
Topic 
Homework due 
Problem sets 
Th 829 
1.1
Vector Algebra 


Tu 93 
1.2 Differential Calculus 


Th 95 
curls 1.3 Line and surface integrals 
Chapter Handout 1: problems 3, 5, 7, 8, 9,
10 Text Book: 1.13, 1.15, 1.18 (1.18 is ok to turn in next week) 

Tu 910 
1.3 Integral Theorems (Gauss, Stokes) 


Th 912 
1.4 Curvilinear Coordinates 1.5 Dirac delta function 
Handout: 1.19 div
grad Text Book:
(1.18 if
you did not last week) 1.22
(older ed 1.21) 1.29
(former 1.28) line integral 1.34 Stoke’s theorem 

Tu 917 
2.12 Coulomb force and electric field 

Problem Set
1 issued 
Th 919 
2.2 –Electric field – Gauss law, examples 
Text Book: 1.54 (1.53
older ed.) divergence in sph coords 1.44
(1.43 old) delta function 1.63 (1.62
old) div 1.49
(1.48 old) 2.4 (E
square loop) nointegral
answer Handout: 136 (and yes:
unit vector conversion was mercifully omitted) 
Consultations are held We Th Fr Mo Tue 
Tu 924 
2.2 –Electric field – Gauss law, examples 2.3 –Electric Potential 


Th 926 
2.3 – Electrostatic potential – examples, 
Problem
Set 1 due answers Inclass
quiz PS1 answers 

Fr 927 
Visit by Dr Rodmann Abbott ’80 (physics) Associate Dean of Research Naval Postgraduate School In the frame of the UMM Alumni Networking Day 
Visitors welcome Room 3665 9:15 to 10:20 am 

Tu 101 
Nobel conference trip – no class 


Th 103 
boundary conditions 2.4 Work and energy 


Friday 104 
Makeup for Tuesday 2:153:20 pm Work and energy 
Text book 2.10 flux
through side of cube – there is a hard way and an easy way to solve this
problem 2.13 field
of long wire 

Tu 108 
2.5 Conductors in Equilibrium Surface charges and capacitance 


Th 1010 
3 –
Special Techniques 3.1 Laplace Equation – boundary conditions
and uniqueness 
2.26
potential difference cone 2.31
energy of point charge square 2.50 (2.46
old book) from potential to field and charge distribution 

Tu 1015 
3.2 Method of Images 3.3 Separation of Variables 

Problem
Set 2 issued 
Th 1017 
3.4 Multipole
Expansion 3.5 Electric dipoles 
Handout: Problem
3.1e relaxation method (more
info: see moodle Friday) Book: 3.6 image
charge problem: point charges above plane 3.9 image
charge problem: line charges in neighborhood of conducting plane 
Please follow the link above to schedule a
consultation on either Friday or Wednesday next week. Other times are
available upon request. 
Tu 1022 
Fall break 


Th 1024 
Dipole moment Potential and Electric field of dipole 4 –
Electric Fields in Matter 
No other homework due 
Problem
Set 2 due answers Inclass
quiz PS2 answers 
Tu 1029 
4.1 Polarization Dipole Interaction 


Th 1031 
4.2 Electric Field of a Polarized Object 4.3 Electric Displacement 
3.29 (4^{th}
Ed)/ 3.37 (3^{rd} Ed) Multipole expansion square of charge 3.33(4^{th}
Ed)/3.31(3^{rd} Ed) dipole and
charge 4.4 (book)
charge and polarizable atom 4.10
(book) polarized sphere 

Tu 115 
5.1 Magnetic force and charge in motion 


Th 117 
5.2 Current densities, BiotSavart
law 
3.45 (4^{th}
Ed)/3.39 (3^{rd} Ed) Long cylindrical shell with s_{0} (moved here from last week) plots of
analytical solution (Mathematica) 4.15 thick
polarized shell (charge density, D, E) Chapter
handout 5: problem 53: trajectory in
B and E Book 5.4:
force on square loop in B(z) 

Tu 1112 
5.3 Divergence and Curl of B 


Th 1114 
5.4 Magnetic Vector Potential 
Book 5.6: phonograph
and solid sphere Book 5.8:
B of square loop Book 5.9 Biot Savart for differently
shaped wires Book 5.11
field of solenoid (juggle angles) 
Problem
Set 3 issued 
Tu 1119 
5.5 Magnetostatic
Boundary conditions 5.6 Magnetic Dipoles 

Consultations 
Th 1121 
6.1 Magnetization 6.2 Field of a magnetized object 6.3
Auxiliary Field 6.4 Susceptibility and permeability 
5.15(4^{th})/5.14(3^{rd})
field in thick slab 5.30 (4^{th})/5.29(3^{rd})
field inside uniformly charged sphere 5.37b(4^{th})/5.36(3^{rd})
magnetic dipole moment of spinning shell 
Consultations 
Tu 1126 
7.1 Ohm’s Law, 

Problem
Set 3 due Inclass
quiz PS3 
Th 1128 
Thanksgiving 


Tu 123 
motional EMF 


Th 125 
7.2 Electromagnetic induction 
(forgot to post) 

Tu 1210 
Induction
and inductance 7.3 Maxwell’s Equations 

Final
problem set issued Consultations
are optional 
Th 1212 
Maxwell’s
equations and Electromagnetic
Waves 
6.12 a
long magnetized cylinder 7.7
frictionless metal bar 7.11
falling loop 7.16
Alternating current in coax setting 7.20
Inductance 7.22
selfinductance 

Final 
Takehome final exam 

Final PS due Thursday, 1219,
3 pm 
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