Physics 110: Electricity and Magnetism

Professor Jessica Kintner

This is the course web page for Physics 110, Fall 2018

Jessica Kintner's Information:

  • Office: Gal 106-B
  • Office hours: M 1-2pm, and by appointment
  • email: jkintner@stmarys-ca.edu

Class Information

Recent announcements:

  • We will meet in Gal 110 starting 9/4 and for rest of the semester.
  • The textbook will be: Introduction to Electrodynamics, by David Griffiths, 4th ed. Here's the Amazon link.

Calendar

Date
Topic
Assigned in class
Due to me (11:30am)
8/28
Vector review

Coulomb's Law

Read 1.1.1-5
Do Prob 1.3, 1.4, 1.7
Read 2.1.1-2
Do Prob 2.1
email me: prefered Monday times for Office hours and if you have a smart phone.
8/30
E field

for Cont. charge dist.

how vectors transform
gradient

the Del operator
Read 2.1.3 (covered in class)
Do Prob 2.2
Read 2.1.4
Do Prob 2.3, 2.4
Skim 1.1.5 (if you haven't already)
Read 1.2.1-2
Do prob 1.11, 1.13
Read 1.2.3
9/4
divergence

curl

product rules

Read 1.2.4
Do Prob 1.15, 16
Read 1.2.5
Do Prob 1.18, 20
Read 1.2.6
Do prob 1.21a-b, 1.22a-b
9/6
second derivatives
line, surface, volume integrals
fundamental theorem calc, grad
the div theorem
the curl theorem
integration by parts
Tutorial 1 (class) = 1.2.7
Read 1.3.1, do Prob 1.29-31
Read 1.3.2-3, do Prob 1.32
Read 1.3.4, do 1.33
Read 1.3.5, do 1.34
Skim 1.3.6
9/11
Spherical coords
Cylindrical coords
E field of cont charge dist
Read 1.4.1, do 1.38, 39
Read 1.4.2, do 1.43
Do 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
1.13b-c
9/13
Div of 1/r^2, E for Spherical Q
Div of E
Gauss's Law
Applications
Finish probs 1.39, 2.7
Read 2.2.1, Do 2.9, 10
Read 2.2.2 (end here if short on time)
Read 2.2.3, Do 2.11-14
9/18
Applications of Gauss's Law
Read 2.2.3, Do 2.11-14, 18
1.29
9/20
Review 1.1-1.4, 2.1-2.3.2
Curl of E (in class)
potential, V (in class)
Make an equation sheet for exam
Read 2.2.3, 2.3.1-2
Finish worksheet from class
9/27
Exam 1 1.1-1.4, 2.1-2.3.2
Exam 1 1.1-1.4, 2.1-2.3.2
10/18
No class
Fall Break
11/8
Exam 2
11/21
No class
Thanksgiving