Course Archives    Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit
Course: Physics III
Instructor: Utpal Chattopadhyay
Room: G23
Level: Undergraduate
Time: Currently offered
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Syllabus: (Electromagnetism and Electrodynamics) Vectors, Vector algebra, Vector Calculus (Physical meaning of gradient, divergence and curl); Gauss's divergence theorem; Theorems of gradients and curls. Electrostatics, Coulomb's law for discrete and continuous charge distribution; Gauss's theorem and its applications; Potential and field due to simple arrangements of electric charges; work and energy in electrostatics; Dilectrics, Polarization; Electric displacement; Capacitors (Paralleleplates); Electrical images. Magnetostatics: Magnetic field intensity (H), Magnetic induction (B), Biot-Savart's law; Ampere's law; comparison of electrostatics and magnetostatics. Electro-dynamics: Ohm's law, Electromotive force, Faraday's law of electro-magnetic induction; Lorentz force,Maxwell's equations. Electromagnetic theory of light and wave optics. Electronics: Semi-conductors; pn junctions; transistors; zenor diode, IV characteristics. +5 experiments (10 hours)

Reference Texts :
1. D. J. Giffths: Introduction to Electrodynamics
2. J. R. Reitz, F. J. Milford and W. Charisty: Foundations of Electromagnetic theory 10
3. D. Halliday and R. Resnick: Physics II

Midterm Exam 35 marks
Assignment 15 marks
Final Exam 50 marks
Total 100 marks

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Past Exams
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