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Physics 470/570 -- Electricity and Magnetism II -- Fall 2013
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**Class meetings:**
M,W,F 10:00-10:50, 227 La Tourette (formerly Faraday West)

**Textbook:**
"Introduction to Electrodynamics",
D.J. Griffiths, 3rd edition, Prentice Hall

**Instructor:**
Professor S. Martin

Office: 214 La Tourette (formerly Faraday West)

Phone: (815) 753-6467

email: spmartin@niu.edu

Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9:30 to 11:30
(or whenever you can find me).

**Catalog Description:**
Maxwell's equations; propagation, reflection and transmission of
electromagnetic waves; wave guides; dipole radiation; radiation by point
charges; electrodynamics in special relativity.
PRQ: PHYS 300 and PHYS 370, or consent of department.

**Syllabus** available
here.

**Grading:**
Weighted according to 45% Homework, 20% Midterm, 35% Final. You MUST score
at least 50% on the homework in order to pass
this course. See the syllabus for more information.

**Homework Late Policy:** Homework grades will be reduced by 10%
for each day after the due date, up to 5 days late. After 5 days, 100%
off.
I prefer homeworks to be turned in at the end of class, but they are
considered on time if received by 5:00 PM on the due date.

**Midterm Exam:** Friday October 25, 2013, 10:00-10:59 AM

**Final Exam:** Monday December 9, 2013, 10:00-11:59 AM

Exams will be closed book, but you may bring two pages of notes in your own original handwriting, and you will be provided with a formula sheet for coordinate systems and vector derivatives, as here.

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