2 Classes (24 Units)

8.02 (12), 8.07 (12)


8.02 Physics II

Class Info

Introduction to electromagnetism and electrostatics: electric charge, Coulomb's law, electric structure of matter; conductors and dielectrics. Concepts of electrostatic field and potential, electrostatic energy. Electric currents, magnetic fields and Ampere's law. Magnetic materials. Time-varying fields and Faraday's law of induction. Basic electric circuits. Electromagnetic waves and Maxwell's equations. Subject taught using the TEAL (Technology Enabled Active Learning) studio format which utilizes small group interaction and current technology to help students develop intuition about, and conceptual models of, physical phenomena.

This class has 18.01, and 8.01 as prerequisites.

8.02 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by N. Gedik, M. Tegmark, P. Dourmashkin and R. Redwine.

Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 26-152.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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8.07 Electromagnetism II

Class Info

Survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics, magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter. Time-dependent electromagnetic fields and Maxwell's equations. Electromagnetic waves, emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation. Relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics.

This class has 8.03, and 18.03 as prerequisites.

8.07 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by A. Guth.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 6-120.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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