Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3L<3P

Incompatible

PHYS7250

Prerequisite

PHYS2055 or PHYS3050

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Examinations, assignments, and laboratory work

Course coordinator

Dr Timo Nieminen (timo@physics.uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course consists of a survey of classical field theory in physics. The focus is on advanced electromagnetic theory, with detailed coverage of some important applications. Topics cover the mathematical structure of electromagnetic theory, including the mathematical basis of computational electromagnetics, radiation and scattering, photonics, and relativistic electrodynamics. Students will gain a sound understanding of classical field theory and electromagnetism, and topics relevant to research and practical application.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2010 St Lucia Internal Course Profile