Course Title : Electromagnetic Theory, Adv.

Code 10C610
Course Year Master 1st
Term 2nd term
Class day & Period Wed 3rd
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese
Instructor T. Matsuo,

Course Description

The first half: the special theory of relativity and the covariance of Maxwell's equations
The latter half: the differential form in the electromagnetic field theory and its application to computational electromagnetics


Submission of reports (twice)

Course Goals

1. Understanding of the basic concepts of special theory of relativity and the covariant formulation of Maxwell's equations
2. Understanding of the basics of differential form in electromagnetic field theory

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Introduction to special theory of relativity 2-3 - Galilean relativity and special relativity
- Lorentz transformation
Tensor representation and relativistic dynamics 2-3 - Introduction to tensor representation
- Relativistic dynamics
Covariant formulation of Maxwell’s equations 2-3 - Electromagnetic field tensor
- Lorentz covariance of Maxwell’s equations
Differential form in electromagnetic field theory 3-4 - Basics of differential form in electromagnetic field theory
Application to computational electromagnetics 3-4 - Application of integral form of Maxwell’s equations to computational electromagnetics



Y. Kazama, Introductory Lectures on the Theory of Relativity (in Japanese), Baifukan,1997.


Basic electromagnetic theory

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