Instructor: Haralabos Tsertos


  1. Introduction:

    1. The Fundamental Theorem for Gradients

    2. The Fundamental Theorem for Divergences (Gauss or Green Theorem)

    3. The Fundamental Theorem for Curls (Stokes Theorem)

  2. Electrostatics:

    1. The Electrostatic Field (E)

    2. Divergence and Curl of E

    3. Electric Potential V

    4. Work and Energy in Electrostatics

    5. Conductors

  3. Special Techniques for Calculating Potentials:

    1. Laplace's and Poisson's Equations

    2. Boundary Conditions and Uniqueness Theorems

    3. The Method of Images

    4. Separation of Variables

    5. Multipole Expansion

  4. Electrostatics Fields in Matter:

    1. Polarization

    2. The Field of a Polarized Object

    3. The Electric Displacement

    4. Linear Dielectrics

  5. Magnetostatics:

    1. The Magnetic Field (B)

    2. The Lorentz Force Law

    3. The Biot-Savard Law

    4. The Divergence and Curl of B

    5. Magnetic Vector Potential (A)

  6. Magnetostatic Fields in Matter:

    1. Magnetization

    2. The Field of a Magnetized Object

    3. The Auxiliary Field

    4. Linear and Nonlinear Media

  7. Electrodynamics:

    1. Electromotive Force

    2. Faraday's Law

    3. Complete set of Maxwell's Equations in Vacuum and Inside Matter

    4. Coulomb and Lorentz Gauge Transformations

    5. Energy and Momentum in Electrodynamics

    6. Poynting's Theorem

  8. Electromagnetic Waves:

    1. The Wave Equations

    2. Propagation of Electromagnetic Waves Through Empty Space and Linear Media


  1. David J. Griffiths, "INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRODYNAMICS",  Prentice-Hall International Editions, ISBN 0-13-481615-3 (Main Textbook).

  2. David J. Griffiths, " INTRODUCTION TO ELECTRODYNAMICS ",  Vol. I, II, Greek Translation, University of Crete, Greece (Main Textbook).

  3.     I.S. Grant & W.R. Phillips, “ELECTROMAGNETISM”, second edition, Wiley, ISBN 0-471-92712-0. 

  4.   Ε. Παπαδημητράκη-Χλίχλια και Ι.Α. Τσουκαλάς, "ΗΛΕΚΤΡΙΣΜΟΣ",  Εκδόσεις  ΖΗΤΗ, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 1994, ISBN 960-431-258-8.

  5.   Ε. Παπαδημητράκη-Χλίχλια και Ι.Α. Τσουκαλάς, "ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΜΑΓΝΗΤΙΣΜΟΣ",  Εκδόσεις ΖΗΤΗ,  ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 1994.

  6.    Σ. Διονυσίου-Kουϊμτζή, "ΑΣΚΗΣΕΙΣ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΙΣΜΟΥ-ΜΑΓΝΗΤΙΣΜΟΥ",  Εκδόσεις ΑRΤ of Τext, ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗ 1994.

  7.  Γ. Γκαρούτσος, "ΗΛΕKΤΡΟΜΑΓΝΗΤΙΣΜΟΣ-Λυμένα Θέματα",  Εκδόσεις  SΡΙΝ Αθήνα 1991.

  8.  Π. Ασημακόπουλου, ΄΄ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΜΑΓΝΗΤΙΚΗ ΘΕΩΡΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΠΡΑΚΤΙΚΗ΄΄,  Εκδόσεις  Πανεπιστημίου Ιωαννίνων 1984.

  9. Melvin Schwartz, "PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRODYNAMICS ",   Greek Translation, Thessaloniki, Greece 1979.

  10. Paul Lorrain and Dale Corson, "ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND WAVES", W.H. Freeman and Company Editions, ISBN 0-7167-0331-9.

  11. J.D. Jackson, "CLASSICAl ELECTRODYNAMICS", John Wiley and Son, New York, 1962
    (Classical Textbook, but rather for an advanced level).