# Physics 322: Electromagnetic Fields

### Topics Covered

This class is intended to give students an introduction to the concepts and mathematics used to describe electromagnetic phenomena. Physics topics usually covered include:- Electrostatic fields capacitance
- Multipole expansions
- dielectric theory
- magnetostatics
- electromagnetic induction
- magnetic properties of matter
- Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves
- relativity and electromagmetism.
In addition, the class introduces and uses the following mathematics:
- Vector calculus, including the curl, div, the Laplacian, Stoke's and Gauss' theorems.
- Fourier series solutions to partial differential equations
- Special functions, including Legendre Polynomials, Bessel functions
- Lab
- Experiments for this course are covered in Physics 308