F4090 Electrodynamics and theory of relativity

Faculty of Science
Spring 2007
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 3 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. Franz Hinterleitner, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Michael Krbek, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Michal Lenc, Ph.D.
Department of Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. Franz Hinterleitner, Ph.D.
Thu 8:00–9:50 F3,03015
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
F4090/01: Wed 12:00–13:50 F3,03015
F4090/02: Mon 9:00–10:50 F4,03017
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( F1030 Mechanics and molecular physic && F2050 Electricity and magnetism )||( F1040 Mechanika a molekulová fyzika && F2070 Elektřina a magnetismus )
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Survey of vector analysis. Coulomb's law. Newton's law. Biot-Savart's law. Laplace's and Poisson's equations. Electric and magnetic properties of matter. Boundary value problems in electrostatics and magnetostatics. Differential and integral form of Maxwell's equations. Microscopic and macroscopic Maxwell equations. Electromagnetic potentials. Electromagnetic waves. Energy and momentum of the electromagnetic field. Charged particle in an electromagnetic field. Basic principles of the theory of relativity. 4-dimensional formulation of Maxwell's equation and of relativistic mechanics.
  • LANDAU, Lev Davidovič and Jevgenij Michajlovič LIFŠIC. The classical theory of fields. Translated by Morton Hamermesh. 4th rev. Engl. ed. Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 1975. xiii, 428. ISBN 0-7506-2768-9. info
  • HALLIDAY, David, Robert RESNICK and Jearl WALKER. Fyzika, část 3, Elektřina a magnetismus (Physics). 1st ed. Brno, Praha: Vutium, Prometheus, 2001. ISBN 80-214-1868-0. info
  • LANDAU, Lev Davidovič and Jevgenij Michajlovič LIFŠIC. Teoretičeskaja fizika. T. 2, Teorija polja [Landau, 1973]. 6. ispr. i dop. izd. Moskva: Nauka, 1973. 504 s. info
Assessment methods (in Czech)
Písemná a ústní zkouška, podmínka je zápočet z cvičení
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2008 - for the purpose of the accreditation, Spring 2011 - only for the accreditation, Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, spring 2012 - acreditation, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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