Topic outline

  • General description

    The objective of this course is to introduce the student to the fundamentals of electrostatics and magnetostatics. In addition, this course introduces the nature and propagation of light. It concentrates on the definition and properties of the electric and magnetic fields, the basic methods used in determining them, and their recent applications. The student will be familiar, in this course, with the nature of light and the formation of images by thin lenses, in addition to two phenomena in waves: the interference and the diffraction.