Electricity and Magnetism – PHYS 331

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 09/30/2022

Course Description

A continuation of topics on electric and magnetic fields, including scalar and vector potentials, boundary conditions, and waves.

Prerequisites: 

PHYS 232 and (MATH 231 or MATH 430)

Rationale

This course provides an in-depth study of electrostatics, magnetostatics, and electrodynamics. PHYS 331 is an approved course requirement for physics majors.

Course Assignment

Textbook Readings and Lecture Presentations/Notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Homework Assignments (6)

Each homework assignment must be handwritten, will be open-book/open-notes, and will cover the Learn material covered throughout the module (CLOs: A, B, C, and D). 

Quiz: Midterm Exam

The Quiz: Midterm Exam will be timed, handwritten, open-book/open-notes, and cover the course Learn material for all of the previously assigned modules. Students will have 4 hours to complete this quiz. Students are expected to show all of their work completely and thoroughly in the same exact way that was expected for Homework Assignments throughout the course. This includes writing the correct Midterm answer/solution. A box or circle should be placed around all Midterm answers. The use of external websites of any kind is forbidden except for wolframalpha.com or integral-calculator.com for the use of computing a difficult derivative or integral, should the need arise (CLOs: A, B, C, and D). 

Quiz: Final Exam

The Quiz: Final Exam will be timed, handwritten, open-book/open-notes, and cover the course Learn material for all of the previously assigned modules. Students will have 4 hours to complete this quiz. Students are expected to show all of their work completely and thoroughly in the same exact way that was expected for Homework Assignments throughout the course. This includes writing the correct Final answer/solution. A box or circle should be placed around all Midterm answers. The use of external websites of any kind is forbidden except for wolframalpha.com or integral-calculator.com for the use of computing a difficult derivative or integral, should the need arise (CLOs: A, B, C, and D).