### Class Schedule

Instructor: Katia Matcheva Office: NPB 2073 Tel: 392 0286 e-mail: katia@phys.ufl.edu

Date |
Lecture |
Reading |
Material |
Assignments |

Monday 01/08 | Lecture 1 | Chapter 1 (1.1) | Introductions & course policies. Math prerequisites. Vectors and vector operations. | |

Wednesday 01/10 | Lecture 2 | Chapter 1 (1.1) | Triple products; Position, displacement and separation vectors; How vectors transform. | #1 due Wednesday 01/17 |

Friday 01/12 | Lecture 3 | Chapter 1(1.2) | Differential Calculus: the del operator, gradient of a scalar, divergence of a vector. | |

Monday 01/15 | Martin Luther King Day | No Classes | ||

Wednesday 01/17 | Lecture 4 | Chapter 1 (1.2) | Curl, Product rules, Second Derivatives | #2 due Wednesday 01/24 |

Friday 01/19 | Lecture 5 | Chapter 1 (1.3) | Integral Calculus: line, surface and volume integrals | |

Monday 01/22 | Lecture 6 | Chapter 1 (1.3) | Theorems about the gradient, the divergence and the curl. Integration by parts. | |

Wednesday 01/24 | Lecture 7 | Chapter 1 (1.4) | Curvilinear coordinates: spherical polar coordinates, cylindrical Coordinates. | #3 due Wednesday 01/31 |

Friday 01/26 | Lecture 8 | Chapter 1 (1.5) | Dirac delta function | |

Monday 01/29 | Lecture 9 | Chapter 1.6 & 2.1 | The theory of vector fields. Coulomb's law. Continuous charge distribution. | |

Wednesday 01/31 | Lecture 10 | Chapter 2.2 | The electric field, field lines, flux and Gauss's Law | #4 due Wednesday 02/07 |

Friday 02/02 | Lecture 11 | Chapter 2 (2.2) | The divergence of E. Gauss law and its application. | |

Monday 02/05 | Lecture 12 | Chapter 2 (2.3) | The curl of E. Electric potential. Potential of localized and continuous charge distribution. Examples | |

Wednesday 02/07 | Lecture 13 | Chapter 2 (2.3) | Electrostatic boundary conditions. | #5 due Wednesday 02/14 |

Friday 02/09 | Lecture 14 | Chapter 2 (2.4) | Energy of the Electrostatic field. | |

Monday 02/12 | Lecture 15 | Chapter 2 (2.5) | Electrostatic fields in conductors | |

Wednesday 02/14 | Lecture 16 | Charpter 2 (2.5) | Capacitors | #6 due Feb. 23 |

Friday 02/16 | Problem solving | Chapters 1&2 | ||

Monday 02/19 | EXAM 1 |
Chapters 1 and 2 |
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Wednesday 02/21 | Lecture 17 | Chapter 3 (3.1) | Laplace's equation. | |

Friday 02/23 | Lecture 18 | Chapter 3 (3.2) | The method of images | |

Monday 02/26 | Lecture 19 | Chapter 3, (3.3) | Laplace's equation. Separation of variables - Cartesian coordinates | #7 due March 14 |

Wednesday 02/28 | Lecture 20 | Chapter 3 (3.3) | Laplace's equation - Spherical coordinates. | |

Friday 03/02 | Lecture 21 | Chapter 3 (3.3) | Laplace's equation - Spherical coordinates-examples | |

Monday 03/05 | Spring Break |
No Classes | ||

Wednesday 03/07 | Spring Break |
No Classes | ||

Friday 03/09 | Spring Break |
No Classes | ||

Monday 03/12 | Lecture 22 | Chapter 3 (3.4) | Multipole expansion | |

Wednesday 03/14 | Lecture 23 | Chapter 4 (4.1&4.2) | Electric Fields in matter: Polarization; The field of polarized objects | |

Friday 03/16 | Lecture 24 | Chapter 4 (4.2) | The filed of a polarized object. | #8 due March 21 |

Monday 03/19 | Lecture 25 | Chapter 4 (4.3) | The Electric Displacement | |

Wednesday 03/21 | Lecture 26 | Chapter 4 (4.4) | Linear Dielectrics. | #9 due TBA |

Friday 03/23 | Lecture 27 | Chapter 4 (4.4) | Energy in dielectrice and forces on dielectrics. | |

Monday 03/26 | Problem Solving | Chapters 3 and 4 | ||

Wednesday 03/28 | EXAM 2 |
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Friday 03/30 | Lecture 28 | Chapter 5 (5.1) | Lorentz Force Law. Charged particle moving in electric and magnetic fields. | |

Monday 04/02 | Lecture 29 | Chapter 5 (5.1) | Currents. | |

Wednesday 04/04 | Lecture 30 | Chapter 5 (5.2) | The Biot-Savart Law | #10 due TBA |

Friday 04/06 | Lecture 31 | Chapter 5 (5.3) | ||

Monday 04/09 | Lecture 32 | Chapter 5 (5.4) | ||

Wednesday 04/11 | Lecture 33 | Chapter 6 (6.1) | #11 due TBA | |

Friday 04/13 | Lecture 34 | Chapter 6 (6.2) | ||

Monday 04/16 | Lecture 35 | Chapter 6 (6.3) | ||

Wednesday 04/18 | Lecture 36 | Chapter 6 (6.4) | ||

Friday 04/20 | Lecture 37 | Review | Problem solving | |

Monday 04/23 | Lecture 37 | Review | Problem solving | |

Tuesday 05/03 | FINAL EXAM |
time 3:00-5:00 pm |