516-0053/02 – Physics II - Electricity, Magnetism, Electromagnetic Filed (FYII)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of PhysicsCredits6
Subject guarantordoc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.Subject version guarantordoc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2011/2012Year of cancellation2015/2016
Intended for the facultiesUSPIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HLU03 doc. RNDr. Petr Hlubina, CSc.
PIS50 prof. Ing. Jaromír Pištora, CSc.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 3+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Collect the basic physical principles and laws of electricity and magnetism Describe, clarify and interpret the particular natural phenomena in these fields of physics Apply the simple mathematical methods for describing the corresponding physical phenomena Illustrate obtained knowledge in the frame of the easy applications

Teaching methods



The subject of the basic physics course is connected with the subject Physics I and gives an overview of the theory of electricity and magnetism, and physical field, respectively.

Compulsory literature:

Sedlák, B., Štoll, I.: Electricity a magnetism (In Czech). Academia, Karolinum, Prague 1993; Halliday, D., Resnick, R., Walker, J.: Physics 3. Electricity a magnetism (In Czech). Prague: Vutium and Prometheus, 2001.

Recommended literature:

Haňka, Z.: Theory of electromagnetic field (In Czech). TKI, SNTL, Prague, 1975; Krupka, F., Kalivoda, L.: Physics (In Czech). SNTL, Prague, 1989; Krempaský, J.: Physics (In Slovak). SNTL-ALFA, Prague-Bratislava 1988 Sadiku, M. N. O.: Elements of electromagnetics, Oxford University Press, New York 1995.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Content focus: - Introduction: Importance. - Electrostatics: electric charge, Coulomb's law, intensity and potential of the field, Gauss theorem, Poisson's and Laplace equation; wire in the electrostatic field, capacity of a conductor and capacitors, the energy of the field; dielectrics, polarization vector and the induction, the field on the boundary of two dielectrics. - Transmission of electric charge: the electric current, current density, continuity equation, Ohm's law in differential and integral form; electromotoric voltage, Kirchhoff's laws, voltage and current sources, work and power of electric current, Joule heat. - Stationary magnetic field: vector of magnetic induction, Biot-Savart law and its applications, Ampere's law and its applications, the magnetic force field, magnetic moment, a vector field intensity, Gauss theorem for magnetic field, magnetic polarization, the field at the interface of two magnetics, magnetic circuits, Hopkinson's law. - Electromagnetic induction: magnetic flux, Faraday's law, custom and mutual inductance, energy of the magnetic field, oscillating CL and CRL circuits. - Alternating current: Ohm's law in complex form, AC circuits, RLC circuit; transformer. - Maxwell's equations: integral and differential form, and their basic consequences. - Electromagnetic potentials: scalar and vector potential, basic equations and solutions.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2013/2014 Winter semester, validity until: 2015/2016 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 40 (40) 20
                1. Písemka Written test 20  5
                2. Písemka Written test 20  5
        Examination Examination 60 (60) 11
                Písemná zkouška Written examination 20  5
                Ústní zkouška Oral examination 40  5
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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