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Electricity and Magnetism

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 4
Module lead
Nicholas Evans

Module overview

The major concepts covered are:

  • The abstraction from forces to fields using the examples of the electric and magnetic fields, with some applications
  • The connection between conservative forces and potential energy
  • How charges move through electric circuits
  • The close connection between electricity and magnetism, leading to the discovery of electromagnetic waves.
  • the integral form of Maxwell's Equations
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