University of Calgary

PHYS 259 - Electricity and Magnetism (for students in Engineering) - Summer 2024

Electric and magnetic fields related to charges and current through Maxwell's equations. Energy stored in fields, potential energy, and voltage. Conductors, insulators, and dielectrics. Resistance, capacitance, and inductance with applications to RC/RL circuits.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(4-2)


  • Mathematics 211 and 3 units from Mathematics 249, 265 or 275 and admission to the Schulich School of Engineering.


  • Credit for Physics 259 and either Physics 255 or 355 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2025.
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