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PHYS 432 Electromagnetic Theory

PHYS 432  Electromagnetic Theory  Units: 3.00  

Electromagnetic theory and applications. Topics include: Maxwell's equations, gauge theory, relativistic transformations of Maxwell's equations, properties of waves in free space, dielectrics, conductors and ionized media, reflection and refraction at the surfaces of various media, propagation in metallic and dielectric waveguides, radiation of electromagnetic waves from charged particles and antennae.

Requirements: Prerequisite PHYS 239 and (MATH 221 or MATH 280) and (MATH 225 or MATH 231 or MATH 232). Equivalency PHYS 332.  
Course Equivalencies: PHYS332, PHYS432  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy (PHYS)

The list of courses offered in any academic session can be found on the  Physics departmental web page . NOTE:  PHYS 840, PHYS 841, PHYS 842, PHYS 843, PHYS 844, PHYS 846, PHYS 848, PHYS 849 and PHYS 861 are six week modules (1.5 credit units). All other courses are 3.0 credit units, except PHYS 899 and PHYS 999 (6.0 credit units).