TFY4240 - Electromagnetic Theory


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours C

Course content

Electrostatics. Method of images, separation of variables, Green functions. Multipole expansions. Electric fields in matter. Magnetostatics. Magnetic fields in matter. Electromotive force, electromagnetic induction. Maxwell's equations. Conservation laws for charge, energy, momentum and angular momentum. Electromagnetic waves. Potentials and fields, gauge transformations. Radiation from dipoles and charges in motion. Theory of relativity.

Learning outcome

The candidate has advanced knowledge of phenomena, computational methods, and technologiacal applications based on classical electrodynamics. The candidate has acquired increased skills in analytical as well as numerical methods.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and problem solving. Compulsory programming project with written report.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project

Further on evaluation

The re-sit examination (in August) may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced at the start of the course.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
SIF4060 7.5


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 C
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.