Learning outcomes of the course unit
This course aims to give to the students the basic knowledge on electromagnetism and electromagnetic waves.
It is important to have an appropriate knowledge of classical mechanics and ondulatory phenomena as treated in the course of General Physics 1.
Course contents summary
Coulomb's law and electric field -Gauss's law -Electric Potential-Conductors-Capacitance-Dielectrics-Current and resistance-DC circuits-Magnetostatics-
Diamagnetism, paramagnetism and ferromagnetism-Electromagnetic induction-
RL and LC circuits-Maxwell equations-Electromagnetic waves
G. Cantatore, L. Vitale, Gettys Fisica 2 Elettromagnetismo-Onde. McGraw-Hill Libri Italia, Milano, 2011.
Slides and blackboard exercises.
Assessment methods and criteria
The students who constantly attend the lessons and get a pass on the infra annum tests, can take a simplified final exam. The others will have to take a complete one which consists of a written and, if required, an oral test.
Lecture attendance is highly recommended.