Understanding of the physical principles of electrostatics and magnetostatics, of time-variable electromagnetic processes and of electromagnetic waves.
Fisica I, Analisi I, Analisi II
Type of Assessment
Problems on electromagnetism on the following arguments: electric field and potential of continuous and discrete distributions of electric charges; dielectrics and capacitors; magnetic field produced by a electric currents; efeects of magnetic and electric fields on moving charges; electromagnetic induction; electromagnetic waves.
questions on the theory of Maxwell equations. In case the grade of the written exam is below 18, an extra exercise similar to those in the written exam.
Electrostatic charge, Coulomb force, electric field
Electric work, electrostatic potential, electric dipole
Gauss law and applications
Insulators and dielectrics, capacitors
Electric current, Ohm laws, elementary electric circuits, Kirkhhoff laws
Properties of static magnetic fields, Ampere's equivalence theorem
Magnetic fields produced by electric currents
Magnetic properties of matter
Time-variable electric and magnetic fields, Faraday's law, displacement current
Maxwell's equations, plane electromagnetic waves, energy transport by an electromagnetic wave, waves emitted by an oscillating dipole.