Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K5134010 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 初級電磁気学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Elementary Electromagnetism
ジョウザキ トモユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Weds7-10:ENG 111
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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face-to-case and/or Online Lecture (On-demand style), which depends on the situation related to Covid-19. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students 2nd grade students in Cluster 1 of school of engineering
Keywords Electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic phenomena, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic wave 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Specialized Education 
Criterion referenced
Program of Material Processing
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquiring basis of mechanical system, material creation and processing engineering steadily, and being able to apply

Program of Energy Transform Engineering
(Abilities and Skills)
・Acquring basis of mechanical system engineering steadily and developing the applied skill. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
To understand electrostatic field, magnetostatic field, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic wave  
Class Schedule lesson 01 Electrostatic fields: electric fields, Coulomb force, Gauss's law
lesson 02 Electrostatic potential, condenser, energy of electrostatic fields
lesson 03 Electrostatic fields in matter
lesson 04 Static current: Ohm's law, Kirchihoff's law
lesson 05 Magneto-static fields: Ampere's law, vector potential and Biot-Savart's law
lesson 06 Ampere's force and Lorentz's force
lesson 07 Magnetic charge, magnetic fields in matter, conservation of charge and displacement current
lesson 08 Intermediate examination
lesson 09 Electromagnetic induction and electromotive force
lesson 10 Quasi-static current (magnetic field energy and transient phenomena)
lesson 11 Maxwell' equations
lesson 12 Electromagnetic (EM) wave
lesson 13 Generation, reflection and refraction of EM wave
lesson 14 Transmittance, reflectance and dispersion of EM wave
lesson 15 Energy and momentum conservations in charged particle motion under EM fields

Intermediate and end-term examinations 
Lecture note, 砂川重信「電磁気学」培風館 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PC projector  
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Come to class well prepared using the text book, and review by solving the example problems etc. 
Calculus, Gauss's divergence theorem, Stoke's theorem, Tayler expansion, vector operation 
Grading Method midterm examination (weight: 50%) and term-end examination (weight: 50%)
60% or more in total is required.  
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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