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2019/2020

Theoretical Physics 2

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02TEF2 Z,ZK 4 2+2 Czech
Lecturer:
Petr Novotný (guarantor)
Tutor:
Petr Novotný (guarantor), Jiří Hrivnák, Jaroslav Novotný, Filip Petrásek, Patrik Urban
Supervisor:
Department of Physics
Synopsis:

The Hamilton formalism.

The special theory of relativity: relativistic mechanics and classical field theory in the Minkowski space-time.

Classical electrodynamics: Maxwell's equations in the Minkowski space-time, electromagnetic waves in dielectric media,

electromagnetic radiation in the dipole approximation.

Requirements:

02TEF1

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Hamilton's formalism

2. Special relativity

3. Electromagnetic field

4. Electromagnetic waves. Electric dipole radiation

Syllabus of tutorials:

Solving exercises on the following topics

1. Hamilton's formalism

2. Special relativity

3. Electromagnetic field

4. Electromagnetic waves. Electric dipole radiation

Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Learn the fundamentals of Hamilton's formalism, special relativity and classical electrodynamics. The subject represents the second part of the course of classical theoretical physics at FNSPE.

Skills:

Application of methods of theoretical phzsics to solve concrete examples.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] I. Štoll, J. Tolar, I. Jex: Classical Theoretical Physics, Karolinum, Praha 2017 (in Czech)

Recommended references:

[2] J.D. Jackson: Classical Electrodynamics, Wiley, New York 1962

[3] H. Goldstein, C. Poole, J. Safko: Classical Mechanics, Addison-Wesley, New York 2002

Note:
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