Provide and define the fundamental properties of the electric charge, solve technical problems associated with the electrostatic force (Coulomb force), the electric force field, Gauss’s Law, the electric potential and potential difference, within a framework of distributed symmetric charge distributions, using calculus.
uDefine electric current, current density, and solve technical problems involving DC networks of resistors and batteries, Ohm’s Law.
Define the magnetic field and magnetic flux; solve technical problems associated with the effect of static, non-uniform and uniform magnetic fields on moving charges and current-carrying wires, loops and the magnetic dipole.
Calculate the magnitude and direction of the magnetic field for symmetric current distributions using the Law of Biot-Savart and Ampere’s Law, and state the limitations of Ampere’s Law.
State Faraday’s Law of Induction with Lenz’s Law and uses these equations to solve technical problems associated with induction.
The basic equation of electromagnetism, Induced Magnetic field, The displacement current.
Reflection and Refraction of light waves, Total internal reflection, Two source interference, Double Slit interference, related problems, Interference from thin films.
Diffraction and the wave theory, related problems, Single-Slit Diffraction, related problems, Polarization of electromagnetic waves, Polarizing sheets, related problems.