{ Physics – II }

Physics – II

Physics – II

  • Course code

    PH 102

  • L-T-P-C


  • Syllabus


  • Eligible Programmes


  • Physics – II

    PH102 Physics II (2-1-0-6)

    Prerequisite: Nil

    Electrostatics: Gauss's law and its applications, Divergence and Curl of Electrostatic fields, Electrostatic Potential, Boundary conditions, Work and Energy, Conductors, Capacitors, Laplace's equation, Method of images, Boundary value problems in Cartesian Coordinate Systems, Dielectrics, Polarization, Bound Charges, Electric displacement, Boundary conditions in dielectrics, Energy in dielectrics, Forces on dielectrics.

    Magnetostatics: Lorentz force, Biot-Savart and Ampere's laws and their applications, Divergence and Curl of Magnetostatics fields, Magnetic vector Potential, Force and torque on a magnetic dipole, Magnetic materials, Magnetization, Bound currents, Boundary conditions.

    Electrodynamics: Ohm's law, Motional EMF, Faraday's law, Lenz's law, Self and Mutual inductance, Energy stored in magnetic field, Maxwell's equations, Continuity Equation, Poynting Theorem, Wave solution of Maxwell Equations.

    Electromagnetic waves: Polarization, reaction and transmission at oblique incidences.


    [1] D. J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2005.


    [1] N. Eda, Engineering Electromagnetics, Springer, 2005.

    [2] M. N. O. Sadiku, Elements of Electromagnetics, Oxford, 2006.

    [3] R. P. Feynman, R. B. Leighton and M. Sands, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume II, Narosa Publishing House, 1998.

    [4] I. S. Grant and W. R. Phillips, Electromagnetism, John Wiley, 1990.