University of Calgary

PHYS 323 - Optics & Electromagnetism - Fall 2018

Static electric fields due to charge distributions. Static magnetic fields due to current distributions. Time-dependent behaviour of capacitors and inductances. Geometrical optics: Thin lenses and curved mirrors. Physical optics: Interference and diffraction.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • H(3-3/2)

Notes

  • Prior completion of or concurrent registration in Mathematics 277 is highly recommended.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Physics 211 or 221 or 227 and 223; and Applied Mathematics 217 or Mathematics 249 or 251 or 265 or 275.

Antirequisite(s)

  • Credit for Physics 323 and either of Physics 255 or 259 will not be allowed.
Syllabus

Sections

This course will be offered next in Fall 2019.
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