The program for 2018 is here:
(Some revisions have happened. Note also that the exam has been moved to October 31.)
Since Jackson's introduction is written for experts, I have provided one of my own:
Introduction. (By now it
also covers Chapter 1, a bit better than my handwritten notes do.)
For the rest of the lectures there are handwritten notes with comments on Jackson's story, from
which you can also read out what parts of the book I include in the course. (There should be some
revisions in some of the latter, as we proceed.)
Namely Chapter 1, Chapter 2,
Chapter 5 , and
Chapter 6 , and
Odds and ends , are
available. For special relativity, I will follow chapter 1 in my own notes on
Electrodynamics, rather than Jackson's chapter 11.
Finally, I have rough notes (to be improved) on
energy, and plane waves .
Some problems I suggest you solve:
Some of them I will do in the lectures, and some of them Anders will do in the
exercise classes. Exactly which problems Anders will do will be announced as we proceed.
For September 11, the list is here . For
September 18, here . For
September 25, here . For
October 16, here . For
October 23, here .
Anders Lundkvist is responsible for the exercise classes. You can get written copies of his solutions
if you contact me.
Finally, some old