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2020/2021

Electrodynamics 1

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12ELDY1 Z,ZK 3 2+0 Czech
Lecturer:
Jiří Čtyroký (guarantor)
Tutor:
Jiří Čtyroký (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Fundamentals of applied electromagnetic field theory. Wave equation, potentials. Plane, cylindrical and spherical waves.. Radiation of sources with arbitrary distribution. Dipoles and multipoles.

Requirements:

Basic physics course

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Maxwell equations for electromagnetic fields in uniform media.

2. Energy of electromagnetic field in nondispersive and dispersive medium, energy balance.

3. Vector and scalar potentials. Hertz vectors.

4. Electrostatic field. Multipole expansion.

5. Wave equation, its solution, retarded potentials.

6. Plane, cylindrical and spherical waves in homogeneous media.

7. Expansion of cylindrical and spherical waves into plane waves.

8. Electromagnetic field of sources with arbitrary distribution.

9. Radiation of electric and magnetic dipole, electric quadrupole.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge: solid background knowledge of electromagnetic field theory applied to generation and propagation of electromagnetic waves in homogeneous media.

Skills: orientation in the electromagnetic field theory, skills in its practical usage and application, in connection to follow-up courses.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Presentation notes, lecture handouts www.ufe.cz/~ctyroky/fjfi/eldyn1

Recommended references:

[2] Stratton, R.A., Electromagnetic field theory, McGraw-Hill Co., New York, 1941; J. Wiley & - Sons, Hoboken, 2007.

[3] Landau, L.D., Lifshitz, J. M., L. P. Pitaevskii: Electrodynamics of continuous media, Second edition, 1984, Elsevier, Amsterdam

[4] Bo Thidé: Electromagnetic field theory. http://www.plasma.uu.se/CED/Book/index.html

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