Electricity and Magnetism

Professor Grant W. Mason

College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Brigham Young University



TABLE OF CONTENTS


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CONCEPT DIALOGUES


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Click here for SECTION 1b: ELECTROSTATICS

Click here for SECTION 2a: ELECTROSTATICS: SPECIAL TECHNIQUES
Click here for SECTION 2b: ELECTROSTATICS: ELECTRIC FIELDS IN MATTER

Click here for SECTION 3a: MAGNETOSTATICS
Click here for SECTION 3b: MAGNETOSTATICS: MAGNETIC FIELDS IN MATTER

Click here for SECTION 4a: ELECTRODYNAMICS: MAXWELL'S EQUATIONS
Click here for SECTION 4b: ELECTRODYNAMICS: CONSERVATION LAWS

Click here for SECTION 5a: ELECTRODYNAMICS: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES
Click here for SECTION 5b: ELECTRODYNAMICS: POTENTIALS, AND FIELDS

Click here for SECTION 6a: ELECTRODYNAMICS: RADIATION
Click here for SECTION 6b: RELATIVITY AND ELECTRODYNAMICS

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SECTION 1a: MOSTLY MATHEMATICS

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Einstein Cartesian Vector Notation: BAC-CAB Rule
Generalized Coordinates: Vector Geometry
Integrating Vector Areas

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SECTION 1b: ELECTROSTATICS

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Electric Field: Vector Field Integration over a Line Source
Electric Field: Electric Field Lines
Gauss' Law: Integral and Differential Forms
Electric Potential by Direct Integration: Uniformly Charged Sphere
Electric Potential: A Coaxial Cable
Electrostatic Energy: Uniformly Charged Sphere

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SECTION 2a: ELECTROSTATICS: SPECIAL TECHNIQUES

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Image Charge
Boundary Value Problems: A Square Pipe
Conducting Cylinder in a Uniform Electric Field
Multipole Expansion: A Nonuniformly Charged Sphere
Solving Poisson's Equation: Uniformly Charged Cylinder
Solving Poisson's Equation: Child-Langmuir Law

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SECTION 2b: ELECTROSTATICS: ELECTRIC FIELDS IN MATTER

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Average Electric Field and the Dipole Moment
The Displacement Field, D
Boundary Conditions: The Gaussian Pillbox


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SECTION 3a: MAGNETOSTATICS

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Biot-Savart Law: Circular Current Loop
Ampere's Law: Superposition of Magnetic Fields
Boundary Conditions: The Amperian Loop
Magnetic Vector Potential: Simple Solenoid
Magnetic Field: Spinning, Charged Spherical Shell

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SECTION 3b: MAGNETOSTATICS: MAGNETIC FIELDS IN MATTER

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Torque on a Magnetic Dipole
Force on a Magnetic Dipole
The Auxiliary Magnetic Field, H
Sphere in a Uniform Magnetic Field

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SECTION 4a: ELECTRODYNAMICS: MAXWELL'S EQUATIONS

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Faraday's Law: Betatron (animated)
Maxwell's Equations: Displacement Current
Displacement Current: Charging Capacitor (animated)

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SECTION 4b: ELECTRODYNAMICS: CONSERVATION LAWS

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Maxwell Stress Tensor
Electric and Magnetic Fields: Energy, Momentum and Angular Momentum

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SECTION 5a: ELECTRODYNAMICS: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES

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Reflection and Transmission at Normal Incidence (animated)
Reflection and Transmission at Oblique Incidence: Brewster's Angle (animated)
Propagation in Conductors (animated)
Phase and Group Velocities (animated)
Anomalous Dispersion in a Diffuse Gas (animated)

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SECTION 5b: ELECTRODYNAMICS: POTENTIALS AND FIELDS

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Vector Potential: Retarded Time
From Static to Time-Dependent Potentials and Fields

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SECTION 6a: ELECTRODYNAMICS: RADIATION

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Radiation from an Arbitrary Source: Spinning, Charged Ring
Radiation from a Charged Particle: Total Power (animated)
Radiation from a Charged Particle: Differential Power (animated)

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SECTION 6b: RELATIVITY AND ELECTRODYNAMICS

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Special Relativity: Simultaneity of Events (animated)
Special Relativity: The Light Clock (animated)
Special Relativity: The Muon Experiment
Spacetime: Creating Useful 4-vectors
Relativistic Kinematics: Invariants and Conservation Laws
Searching for Laws of Physics: Form Invariance
Searching for Laws of Physics: The Electromagnetic Field Tensor
Special Relativity: Einstein Looks at Light (animated)

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FREE BOOKS, MONOGRAPHS, ETC.

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Searching for Simplicity: the Craftsmanship of a Physicist by Grant W. Mason
Vectors by Grant W. Mason
Einstein Index Notation for Cartesian Vectors by Grant W. Mason
Generalized Coordinates by Grant W. Mason
Special Relativity (Four-Vectors) by Grant W. Mason
Ordinary Differential Equations by Grant W. Mason
A Small Handbook of Quantum Mechanics by Grant W. Mason
A Short Introduction to Probability and Statistics in Physics by Grant W. Mason
Physical Science Concepts (2nd Edition) by Grant W. Mason, Dana T. Griffen, John J. Merrill, James M. Thorne
The Physical Science 100 Website (Exercises, Animations, Demonstrations on Video) by Grant W. Mason
Fundamentals of Theoretical Mechanics by Grant W. Mason
Homework Assignments Physics 441
Homework Solutions Physics 441
Homework Assignments Physics 442
Homework Solutions Physics 442
Lecture Notes Physics 441
Lecture Notes Physics 442
The Spiritual University by Grant W. Mason
A Ridiculously Brief History of Electricity and Magnetism by Ross L. Spencer
The Waveguide Guide by Ross L. Spencer
The Harmony of the Gospels of E and B by Ross L. Spencer
Introduction to Matlab by Ross L. Spencer and Michael Ware
The Textbook Revolution free books on a variety of topics by physicists including Gerard t' Hooft, Nobel Prize Laureate

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