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Current Semester

WS 2020/2021 Lecture: Theoretical Physics 3 - Classical Mechanics 2 and Electrodynamics 2


Modul 12-PHY-BIPTP3
Electronic university calender
Calender of the department

Lecture:
Tuesday, 13:30 - 15:00, online only (zoom), details in the information on Almaweb
Friday, 11:00 - 12:30, online only (zoom), details in the information on Almaweb

Exercise classes:
Thursday, 13:30 - 15:00, online only (zoom), details in the information on Almaweb
(Second date to be published here)
Moodle 12-PHY-BIPTP3 Sign in here
Syllabus, additional important information on the lecture, updated 23.10.2020


News:
Please note that you have to register first for the module and afterwards for the specific module classes (lecture, exercise) within the module.
Teachers cannot register students for module (classes).

Topics:
  • Analytical mechanics: variational calculus, Hamilton's principle, Lagrange equations of first and second kind, Noether-Theorem
  • Legendre transformation, Hamilton equations of motion, canonical transformations, Hamilton-Jacoby theory
  • Special relativity
  • relativistic formulation of electrodynamics, electromagnetic waves, field of moving charges, ratdiation
    preconditions:
    Bachelor of Science International Physics Studies Program: none

    Literature:
  • Wolfgang Nolting, Theoretical Physics 2, Analytical Mechanics, Springer 2016
  • Theoretical Physics 4, Special Theory of Relativity, Springer 2017
  • Wolfgang Nolting, Theoretical Physics 3, Electrodynamics, Springer 2016
  • J. D. Jackson "Classical Electrodynamics", 3rd edition, John Wiley, NY, 1998
  • D.J. Griffiths "Introduction to Electrodynamics" Pearson Education 2008
  • W. K. H. Panofsky, M. Phillips, Classical Electricity and Magnetism, Addison-Weseley, 1962
  • Walter Greiner, Classical Electrodynamics, Springer, 1998
  • J. M. Knudsen and P. G. Hjorth, Elements of Newtonian Mechanics, Springer, 2000
  • D. Kleppner and R.J. Kolenkov: An Introduction to Mechanics, Cambridge University Press 2010
  • J. Honerkamp, H. Römer: Theoretical Physics: A Classical Approach, Springer, 1993
  • Walter Greiner, Classical mechanics : point particles and relativity, Springer, 2004
  • Walter Greiner,  systems of particles and Hamiltonian dynamics, Springer, 2010
  • L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz, Mechanics, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006

    Exercise sheets:
    (will be available for download here)
    Sheet 0
    Sheet 1
    Script (hand written):
    week 01
    week 02
    week 03
    Recordings of the lecture week 1
    Recordings of the lecture week 2
  • Previous Semester

    SS 2020 Lecture: Theoretical Physics 2 - Electrodynamics 1


    Modul 12-PHY-BIPTP2
    Electronic university calender
    Calender of the department

    Lecture:
    Thursday, 9:15 - 10:45, Linnéstr. 5, ThHS
    Friday, 9:15 - 10:45, Linnéstr. 5, ThHS

    Exercise classes:
    t.b.a.

    News:
    Results of the retake: Results retake TP2
    Preliminary results of the examination: Results TP2
    Exam admittance information
    Solutions to the exercises from the previous week will be made available online, please ask questions about those in the discussion forum of the Moodle plattform, or directly to the tutors.
    Syllabus, additional important information on the lecture, updated 02.04.2020
    The seminars and exercises are organized via a moodle course which you have to register manually under Moodle plattform of UL
    Please note that you have to register first for the module and afterwards for the specific module classes (lecture, exercise) within the module.
    Registration starts on March 25th, 2020 at noon (12.00) and ends on April 5th, 2020 at 18.00.
    Registration to the exercise classes opens on April 8th at noon.
    Teachers cannot register students for module (classes).
    In class teaching is starting not earlier than in May, instead an online program will be offered. Details about reading material and the format of the online lecture will be available here and in almaweb.


    Topics:
  • mathematical background: vector analysis (gradient, divergence, rotation), divergence and curl theorem
  • Maxwell equations
  • Conservation laws
  • Electrostatics, magnetostatics (in vacuum and in media)
  • Solution methods for partial differential equations; applications to physical systems
    preconditions:
    Bachelor of Science International Physics Studies Program: none

    Literature:
  • Wolfgang Nolting, Theoretical Physics 3, Electrodynamics, Springer 2016
  • J. D. Jackson "Classical Electrodynamics", 3rd edition, John Wiley, NY, 1998
  • D.J. Griffiths "Introduction to Electrodynamics" Pearson Education 2008
  • W. K. H. Panofsky, M. Phillips, Classical Electricity and Magnetism, Addison-Weseley, 1962
  • Walter Greiner, Classical Electrodynamics, Springer, 1998

    Exercise sheets:
    (will be available for download here)
    Sheet 0, Useful formulas
    Sheet 1
    Sheet 2
    Sheet 3
    Sheet 4
    Script (handwritten):
    Script TP1 (for reference)

    Script TP2 (this lecture)
    Reading week 0 (before first lecture)
    Reading week 1
    Reading week 2
    Reading week 5
    Recordings of the lecture week 1
    Recordings of the lecture week 2
    Recordings of the lecture week 3
    Recordings of the lecture week 4
    Recordings of the lecture week 5
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    Recordings of the lecture week 13
    Recordings of the lecture week 14
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