I. Maxwell's equations and boundary conditions 
L1 
Integral form of Maxwell's equations 

Problem set 1 out 
R1 
Gauss' and Ampere's law problems using integral laws 
1.4.1  Magnetic field of a line current
1.6.1  Voltmeter reading induced by magnetic induction


L2 
Differential form of Maxwell's equations 


R2 
Gauss' and Ampere's law problems using differential laws 


L3 
Electroquasistatic (EQS) and magnetoquasistatic (MQS) fields and boundary conditions 

Problem set 2 out 
R3 
Examples of quasistatic systems; short transmission lines 

Problem set 1 due 
L4 
The scalar electric potential and the Coulomb superposition integral 


R4 
Superposition integral examples 


L5 
Method of images 
4.7.1  Charge induced in ground plane by overhead conductor 
Problem set 3 out 
R5 
Method of images examples 

Problem set 2 due 
L6 
Magnetoquasistatics 
8.2.1  Fields of a circular cylindrical solenoid 

R6 
MQS problems 
8.2.2  Magnetic field of a Helmholtz coil 

II. Polarization, conduction, and magnetization 
R7 
Dielectric polarization and capacitance 
6.6.1  Artificial dielectric 
Problem set 3 due 
L7 
Polarization and conduction 
7.7.1  Relaxation of charge on particle in Ohmic conductor
Supplement: Van de Graaff and Kelvin generators

Problem set 4 out 
R8 
Conduction, resistance, and capacitance problems 


L8 
Magnetization 
9.4.1  Measurements of BH characteristic 
Problem set 5 out 
R9 
Magnetic circuits, inductance, transformers 
8.6.1  Surface currents induced in ground plane by overhead conductor 
Problem set 4 due 
L9 
Magnetic diffusion phenomena 
10.0.1  Non uniqueness of voltage in an MQS system 

R10 
Magnetic diffusion, skin effect 


III. Boundary value EQS and MQS problems 
L10 
Solutions to Laplace's equation in cartesian coordinates 



Review of course to date 


Q1 
Quiz 1 


R11 
Skin effect problems 


L11 
Solutions to Laplace's equation in polar and spherical coordinates 


R12 
EQS boundary value problems in cartesian coordinates 
7.5.1  Distribution of unpaired charge 

IV. Electromagnetic fields and forces 
L12 
Electroquasistatic forces 

Problem set 6 out 
R13 
EQS and MQS boundary value problems in polar geometries 
7.5.2  Rotation of an insulating rod in a steady current 
Problem set 5 due 
L13 
Magnetoquasistatic forces 


R14 
EQS and MQS boundary value problems in spherical coordinates 


L14 
Fields and moving media 

Problem set 7 out 
R15 
Forces in EQS devices 

Problem set 6 due 
L15 
Force densities, stress tensors, and forces 


R16 
Forces in MQS devices
Film: Synchronous Machines



V. Electromechanical waves 
L16 
Elastic waves on a thin rod 

Problem set 8 out 
R17 
Moving media problems; Faraday disk (homopolar) machines 

Problem set 7 due 
L17 
Transient waves on transmission lines 


R18 
Torquespeed machine problems 


L18 
Waves and instabilities in elastic media
Film: Complex Waves I

DC, AC, and electromechanically selfexcited commutator machines 
Problem set 9 out 
R19 
EQS forces, force densities, and stress tensors 

Problem set 8 due 
R20 
Applications of the EQS Maxwell stress tensor 


R21 
Review for quiz 2 


Q2 
Quiz 2 


R22 
EQS Maxwell stress tensor problems 


L19 
Waves and instabilities in the presence of motion
Film: Complex Waves II



R23 
Applications of the MQS stress tensor 


L20 
Electromechanics of elastic waves 

Problem set 10 out 
R24 
Longitudinal waves in thin rods 

Problem set 9 due 
L21 
Reflections from boundaries 


R25 
Longitudinal elastic wave problems 


L22 
Transverse waves in wires and membranes 

Problem set 11 out 
R26 
Analysis of ωk dispersion and instabilities 

Problem set 10 due 
L23 
Instabilities of transverse waves in wires and membranes 


R27 
Electromechanical waves and instabilities in moving media 


L24 
Electromechanical wave and instability problems 


R28 
Electromechanical wave and instability problems (cont.) 

Problem set 11 due 

Course review 


Q3 
Final exam 

