6.641 | Spring 2009 | Graduate

Electromagnetic Fields, Forces, and Motion

Lecture Notes

Topics L16 and L17 were not covered in 2009, but are included here for completeness.

L1 Integral form of Maxwell’s equations (PDF)
L2 Differential form of Maxwell’s equations (PDF)
L3 Electroquasistatic (EQS) and magnetoquasistatic (MQS) fields and boundary conditions (PDF)
L4 The scalar electric potential and the Coulomb superposition integral (PDF)
L5 Method of images (PDF)
L6 Magnetoquasistatics (PDF)
L7 Polarization and conduction (PDF - 1.3MB)
L8 Magnetization (PDF)
L9 Magnetic diffusion phenomena (PDF)
L10 Solutions to Laplace’s equation in Cartesian coordinates (PDF)
L11 Solutions to Laplace’s equation in polar and spherical coordinates (PDF)
L12 Electroquasistatic forces (PDF)
L13 Magnetoquasistatic forces (PDF)
L14 Fields and moving media (PDF - 1.6MB)
L15 Force densities, stress tensors, and forces (PDF)
L16 Elastic waves on a thin rod (PDF)
L17 Transient waves on transmission lines (PDF - 1.2MB)
L18 Waves and instabilities in elastic media (PDF - 1.3MB)
L19 Waves and instabilities in the presence of motion (PDF)

Course Info

As Taught In
Spring 2009
Learning Resource Types
Problem Sets with Solutions
Exams with Solutions
Lecture Notes
Online Textbook
Course Introduction