8.022 Physics II: Electricity and Magnetism

As taught in: Fall 2002

A circuit diagram.

Inductor with constant current source. (Graphic by course faculty, adapted from Quiz 2.)




Prof. Erik Katsavounidis

Prof. Peter Fisher

Course Features

Course Description

Parallel to 8.02: Physics II, but more advanced mathematically. Some knowledge of vector calculus assumed. Maxwell's equations, in both differential and integral form. Electrostatic and magnetic vector potential. Properties of dielectrics and magnetic materials. In addition to the theoretical subject matter, several experiments in electricity and magnetism are performed by the students in the laboratory.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.