  
Student Learning Outcomes 
 The student will be able to apply the methods of calculus to calculate electric fields and potentials from charge distributions.
 The student will be able to apply the methods of calculus to solve for the electric/magnetic fields generated from changing electric/magnetic fields.
 The student will be able to apply the methods of calculus to calculate electric and magnetic fields for the appropriate symmetric distributions.
 The student will be able to apply the methods of calculus to solve problems in circuits with timevarying behavior.

Description  
 Application of calculus to physics topics and problems in electricity and magnetism.


Course Objectives  
 The student will be able to:
 Apply calculus to fields
 Solve problems involving electric fields or voltages, using calculus
 Apply calculus to circuits
 Apply calculus to magnetic field problems
 Interpret EM waves as solutions to Maxwell's equations

Special Facilities and/or Equipment  
 None.

Course Content (Body of knowledge)  
  Apply calculus to fields
 Review of calculus
 Derivatives
 Integrals
 Concept of fields
 Vector fields
 Graphical interpretation
 Solve problems involving electric fields or voltages, using calculus
 Electric fields from charge distributions
 Gauss's Law
 Concept of flux
 Symmetries where Gauss's Law can be used
 Solving for electric fields
 Voltages
 Calculation of voltages from electric fields (and reverse operation)
 Calculation of voltages from charge distributions
 Apply calculus to circuits
 RC circuits
 First order differential equations
 Time behavior of RC circuits
 LRC circuits
 Apply calculus to magnetic field problems
 Magnetism from Biot and Savart
 Ampere's Law
 Faraday's Law
 Calculation of induced voltage/current/field
 Concept of inductance
 Interpret EM waves as solutions to Maxwell's equations

Methods of Evaluation  
  Weekly assignments
 Midterms
 Final examination

Representative Text(s)  
 Instructorgenerated materials. Text at the level of Halliday and Resnick optional.

Disciplines  
 Physics/Astronomy


Method of Instruction  
 Lecture, Demonstration.


Lab Content  
 Not applicable.


Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments  
  Homework problems covering subject matter from text and related material ranging from 310 problems per week. Students will need to employ critical thinking in order to complete assignments.
 One hour per week of lecture covering subject matter from text and related material. Reading and study of the textbook, related materials and notes.
