480-4010/01 – Electromagnetic Field Theory (TEMP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of PhysicsCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2018/2019Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesUSP, FEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
GRY0091 Ing. Michal Gryga
HLU03 doc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Clasify the basic parameters of electromagnetic field. Modify and reconstruct the mathematical models for field description. Interpret and predict the ambience influence.

Teaching methods



The subject builds on students' basic knowledge of electricity and magnetism, and mathematical analysis of functions of one or more variables, respectively.

Compulsory literature:

Kvasnica, J.: Theory of Electromagnetic Field (in Czech), Academia, Praha 1985; Zangwill A., Modern Electrodynamics, Cambridge University Press, 2013; Griffiths, David J.: Introduction to Electrodynamics, Cambridge University Press, 2017; Kulhánek P.: Selected Chapters from Theoretical Physics II (in Czech), AGA, 2020.

Recommended literature:

Rektorys, K. et al: Overview of Applied Mathematics (in Czech), SNTL, Prague 1981; Sedlák, B., Štoll, I.: Electricity and Magnetism. Karolinum, Prague 2012.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

One written exam and running oral checks.


Not available.

Other requirements

Systematic preparation for lectures


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Fundamentals of Vector and Tensor Algebra and Analysis 2. Maxwell Equations 3. Electromagnetic Potentials 4. Conservation Laws in Electromagnetic Field 5. Static Field, Multipole Expansion of Electric Field 6. Stationary Field, Multipole Expansion of Magnetic Field 7. Quasi-stationary Field 8. Nonstationary Field 9. Electromagnetic Waves 10. Material Models 11. Boundaries and Multilayers

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2018/2019 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 40  20
        Examination Examination 60  11
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Minimum attendance at seminars 75%

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Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics TPL P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics TPL P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N0533A110006) Applied Physics TPL P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2019/2020 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N2658) Computational Sciences (2612T078) Computational Sciences P Czech Ostrava 1 Choice-compulsory study plan
2018/2019 (N1701) Physics (1702T001) Applied Physics P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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