Electrostatics: electric charge and field, Coulomb law, Gauss law; potential; energy; conductors; Poisson and Laplace equations and methods for solution; capacitors, dialectrics.
Current, conductivity, Drude model, Kirchhoff, RC circuits.
Magnetic field, Lorentz force, Ampere law, vector potential, Biot-Savart law, Lorentz transformation of electric and magnetic fields
Induction, Faraday law, Lentz law, energy in a magnetic field, magnetic materials.
Maxwell equations and the general solution, electromagnetic waves, relativistic formulation.
Introduction to radiation
Learning outcomes – short description (if you don’t have LOs, then don’t write anything in this part)
Assessment: coursework and grade structure
Final exams – 100%
Week-by-week content, assignments and reading
Required text – in language of origin (if Hebrew or Arabic, no need to translate it)
Berkeley Physics Course, Vol. II, 2nd edition, Edward Purcell