Graduate Electricity and Magnetism

Lecture Notes by Michael Fowler, UVa.

Text:  Electricity and Magnetism, Jackson.  

This is a continuing project, the lectures currently available cover electrostatics. These lectures may be further edited.

Lectures

1. A Guide to Jackson Chapter 1

2. Discontinuities in fields at surfaces

3. Reviewing Units. Warning: Jackson is bilingual!

4. Math Bootcamp

5. More Math: Helmholtz' Theorem

6. Electrostatics I

7. Electrostatics II

8. Images

9. Green's Reciprocation Theorem

10. Capacitances

11. Green's Function and Basis States

12. Cartesian Variable Separation

13. Complex Plane

14. 2D Electrostatics Using Complex Variable I

15. 2D Electrostatics Using Complex Variable II

16. Conformal Mapping

17. Van der Pauw's Theorem

18. Spherical Harmonics

19. Remarks on some Azimuthally Symmetric Problems

20. Spherical Green's Functions

21. Cylindrical Symmetry: Bessel Functions