Instructor: Joel Shapiro
Office: Serin 325
Phone: 5-5500 X 3886
``Classical Electrodynamics'', by John David Jackson, Third Edition 1998
Homework: There will normally be a homework assignment each week.
Late homeworks will not be accepted without
special permission, generally requested in advance.
Homeworks will be graded and will be a significant
contribution to your final grade (30-35%).
Exams: There will be one midterm exam and a final exam.
They will be in-class closed-book exams. You will
be permitted one sheet of notes and use of a calculator during exams.
Class Times: The class meets in ARC 207, Mondays and Thursdays,
second period. (10:20-11:40).
Classes will start promptly, so please come on time.
Jackson has plenty of material, but there are books
which give alternate presentations or treat subjects in more depth.
A list of some of them are here
Syllabus: The material to be covered is, roughly speaking, what is
in Jackson, starting with section 6.4.
The syllabus is here, but there will be
some changes as we go along.