F2070 Electricity and magnetism

Faculty of Science
Spring 2009
Extent and Intensity
2/2. 4 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. RNDr. Mirko Černák, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Vilma Buršíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jan Čech, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
doc. Mgr. Pavel Dvořák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Monika Mervartová (seminar tutor)
prof. Mgr. Petr Vašina, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Michal Lenc, Ph.D.
Department of Physical Electronics - Physics Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Mirko Černák, CSc.
Thu 14:00–15:50 F1,01014
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
F2070/01: Mon 8:00–9:50 F4,03017
F2070/02: Mon 10:00–11:50 F4,03017
F2070/03: Fri 10:00–11:50 F4,03017
Basic knowledge of vector calculus, differential and integral calculus is assumed.
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
The goal of the course is an understanding of fundamental phenomena from Electricity and Magnetism. The course belongs to the basics of physics and it is given for students of the first and second year.
  • Electric charge.
  • Intensity and potential of electric field. Gauss's law.
  • Poisson's equation.
  • Electric fields around conductors.
  • Capacitors and capacitance.
  • Dielectrics. Polarizability tensor.
  • Electrostatic boundary problem.
  • Electrical conductivity and Ohm's law.
  • Kirchhof's laws and solution of simple electric circuit.
  • Band models of solid state. Conductivity of solid state.
  • Electrolysis.
  • Conductivity of gases. Emission of electrons.
  • Definition of magnetic field.
  • Lorentz force.
  • Amper law.
  • Biot-Savart law.
  • Magnetization.
  • Vector of magnetic polarization.
  • Magnetic properties of material.
  • Magnetic boundary problem. Magnetic circuits. Elements of electrical circuit. Resonant circuits. Oscillations in RLC circuit. Transformers. Summary of Maxwell's equations. Electromagnetic waves.
  • HALLIDAY, David, Robert RESNICK and Jearl WALKER. Fyzika, část 3, Elektřina a magnetismus (Physics). 1. vyd. Brno, Praha: Vutium, Prometheus, 2001. ISBN 80-214-1868-0. info
  • SEDLÁK, Bedřich and Ivan ŠTOLL. Elektřina a magnetismus. Vyd. 2., opr. a rozš. Praha: Academia, 2002. 632 s. ISBN 8020010041. info
Assessment methods
written tests, final written test, oral exam
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
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 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, 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.
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