**University of Saskatchewan**

**Department of Physics and
Engineering Physics**

## PHYS 812.3 - Electromagnetic Theory

### January - April 2011

Important: It is understood that you have passed upper year
undergraduate E&M course(s).

Instructor: Akira Hirose. Office Room 66. akira.hirose@usask.ca

Suggested books for additional reading and reference

Jackson: Classical Electrodynamics (3rd ed.) (standard textbook)

Smythe: Static and Dynamic Electricity (classic textbook with good
chapters on statics)

Landau, Lifshits: Electrodynamics in Continuous Media (classic book
with mathematical rigor)

Landau, Lifshits: Classical Theory of Fields (radiation of E&M and
gravity waves)

Cohen-Tannoudji, Dupont-Roc, Grynberg: Photons and Atoms, Introduction
to QED (good introduction to QED)

Van Bladel: Electromagnetic Fields (probably most advanced E&M book
with difficult practical examples)

Ramo, Whinnery, van Duzer: Fields and Waves in Communication
Electronics (easy reading with practical applications)

Collins: Field Theory of Guided Waves (2nd ed.) (Dr. Collins was our EP
graduate.) (advanced theory of guided waves)

Batygin, Toptygin: Problems in Electrodynamics (some 700 collected
problems with solutions)

Moon, Spencer: Field Theory for Engineers (good reference for
some 40 coordinates)

Morse, Feshbach: Methods of Theoretical Physics (classic textbook on
theoretical physics)

Abramowitz: Handbook of Mathematical Functions (good reference for
special functions)

Marks: Assignments (5) 25%. Midterm 25%. Final 50%.

You may download the Lecture Notes from the link
below.

Please report any problems with this page to akira.hirose@usask.ca .