Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 68120004 Subject Classification Foundation Courses
Subject Name 基礎電磁気学[1工三]
Subject Name
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Basic Electromagnetism
タナカ シンペイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:IAS K204
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture using a blackboard. 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students
Keywords Electromagnetism, Physical mathematics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
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Electromagnetism is one of the most important disciplines in physics as a basis for technological applications.  In this course, electric and magnetic fields are introduced in a systematic manner as important elements constituting electromagnetism.  The purpose of this course is to promote understanding of the basics of electromagnetism and the application skills.   
Class Schedule lesson01: Introduction
lesson02: Electric charge and electric force
lesson03: Electric field
lesson04: Gauss's law
lesson05: Electric potential
lesson06: Capacitor
lesson07: Electric current
lesson08: Magnetic field and electric current
lesson09: Magnetic force acting on a current-carrying wire
lesson10: Magnetism
lesson11: Electromagnetic induction
lesson12: Electric oscillations and AC circuits
lesson13: Maxwell's equations
lesson14: Electromagnetic wave
lesson15: Summary 
Textbook and reference books will be indicated as needed. 
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(More Details) Textbook, reference books, and PowerPoint 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
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Preparation and
Prepare and review for the subjects and solve exercises.   
Grading Method Your grade will be decided based on the following: final exam 70% and, as additional elements, attitude toward the class, assignments, and short tests. 
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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