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PHY250H1
Electricity and Magnetism

Official description

An introductory course in Electromagnetism.  Topics include:  Point charges; Coulomb's Law; electrostatic field and potential; Gauss' Law; conductors; electrostatic energy; magnetostatics, Ampere's Law, Biot-Savart Law, the Lorentz Force Law; Faraday's Law; Maxwell's equations in free space.

Prerequisite
PHY132H1/152H1, (MAT135H1,MAT136H1)/MAT137Y1/MAT157Y1
Co-requisite
MAT235Y1/237Y1/257Y1
Exclusion
PHY238Y1, PHY251H1
Recommended preparation
n.a.
Textbook
                            ['Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths, 4th ed.']
                        
Breadth requirement
BR=5
Distribution requirement
DR=SCI
course title
PHY250H1
session
winter
year of study
2nd year
time and location
24L: LEC0101: MW11, Room: MP202, In Person LEC9101: MW11, Online Synchronous 12T: MW1/MF3 Room: TBA, In Person MW1/MF3, Online Synchronous At this time, the University has not made a final decision about course delivery for the Winter 2021 term. The Faculty of Arts & Science will be updating Winter term course delivery information based on public health guidelines.
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Delivery Methods

In Person

A course is considered In Person if it requires attendance at a specific location and time for some or all course activities.*.

* Subject to adjustments imposed by public health requirements for physical distancing.

Online - Synchronous
A course is considered Online Synchronous if online attendance is expected at a specific time for some or all course activities, and attendance at a specific location is not expected for any activities or exams.
Asynchronous
A course is considered Asynchronous if it has no requirement for attendance at a specific time or location for any activities or exams.