GENERAL INFORMATION:Instructors: Anagnostopoulos Georgios, Sarris Theodoros
Semester: 3rd

ECTS Units: 5
Teaching Units: 4
Theory Hours: 2
Exercises Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2


Course Description

Electrostatic field: The nature of the electrostatic field; Electric charges and charge distributions. The Electric Field. electric potential, electric flux. Basic laws of the electrostatic field. Divergence of the Electric Field. Gauss’ Law. Maxwell’s first equation. Applications of Gauss’ Law. Curl of the Electric Field. Electrical Potential. Curl-less Field. Work and Energy of the Electrostatic Field. Conductors. Electrostatic Properties of Conductors. Capacity of systems of Conductors. Capacitors. Electric dipoles. Atomic Polarizability. Polarization. Electric Displacement. Linear Dielectrics. Boundary Conditions. Laplace’s equation. Poisson’s equation. Uniqueness Theorems. The Method of Images. Finite Differences Method. Introduction to Computational Methods in Electrostatics. Method of the Separation of Variables in Cartesian, Cylindrical and Spherical Coordinates. Current intensity and current density. The charge-current continuity equation. Kirchhoff’s laws, Ohm’s – Joule’s Law. Boundary Conditions for Currents. Conductors, Semiconductors, Superconductors. The Biot-Savart Law. Magnetic field of a steady current. The Lorentz Force. Charged particle motion in static electric and magnetic fields. Ampère’s Law. Magnetic flux. Divergence and Curl of the magnetic field. Applications of Ampère’s Law. Magnetic Vector Potential. Dipole Magnetic Field. Magnetic Force and Magnetic Moment of Dipoles. Magnetic Fields in Matter. Magnetization. The Auxiliary Field H. Diamagnetism – Paramagnetism – Ferromagnetism. Hall Effect. Boundary conditions.