8.311 Electromagnetic Theory I


Class Info

Basic principles of electromagnetism: experimental basis, electrostatics, magnetic fields of steady currents, motional emf and electromagnetic induction, Maxwell's equations, propagation and radiation of electromagnetic waves, electric and magnetic properties of matter, and conservation laws. Subject uses appropriate mathematics but emphasizes physical phenomena and principles.

This class has 8.07 as a prerequisite.

8.311 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by J. Belcher.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays in 26-328.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Electromagnetic Theory site or on the 8.311 Stellar site.

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