Topics for study

  • Learn: you have to be able to close your book and reproduce the material
  • Read: familiarize yourself with the material

March 17, 2020

  1. Learn section 3.1.4 — Laplace's Equation in Three Dimensions (page 114)
  2. Learn section 3.1.5 — Boundary Conditions and Uniqueness Theorems (page 116)
  3. Read section 3.1.6 — Conductors and the Second Uniqueness Theorem (page 118)
  4. Review section 3.2.1 — The Classic Image Problem (page 121)
  5. Learn Section 3.2.2 Induced Surface Charge (page 123)

March 19, 2020

  1. Learn section 3.2.4 — Other Image Problems (page 124)
  2. Learn section 3.3.1 — Cartesian Coordinates (page 127): read introduction 3.3 and stop at Example 3.4.

March 24, 2020

  1. Review section 3.3.1 and continue starting with example 3.4 upto section 3.3.2, Spherical coordinates (page 137).

March 26, 2020

  1. Learn section 3.4.1 Approximate Potentials at Large Distances (page 146) through Eq. 3.93 (page 147).
  2. Learn section 3.4.2 The Monopole and Dipole Terms (page 149). Here is a simpler approach. For our purposes, it produces, the same result.
  3. Read section 5.1.1 Magnetic Fields, page 202. (We are skipping chapter 4.)

March 31, 2020

  1. Learn section 5.1.2 Magnetic Forces (page 204)
  2. Learn section 5.1.3 Currents (page 208)

April 2, 2020

  1. Learn Section 5.2 the Biot-Savart Law through Example 5.5.

April 7, 2020

  1. Learn Section 5.2 the Biot-Savart Law through Eq. (5.48).

April 9, 2020

  1. Learn Section 5.2 the Biot-Savart Law starting at Eq. (5.49) upto (not including) section 5.3.4

April 14, 2020

  1. Learn Section 5.3.4 Comparisson of Magneto and Electrostatics (page 232) through Eq. (5.63)
  2. Read Section 5.4.2 Summary; Magnetostatic Boundary Conditions

April 16, 2020

Stay at home exam

April 21, 2020

  1. Cover what we didn't on April 14.
  2. Section 5.4 Magnetic Vector Potential; skip Example 5.11

April 23, 2020

  1. Section 5.4.2 Summary; Magnetostatic Boundary Conditions
  2. Section II of these notes, about magnetic dipoles.
Last updated: 04/20/20