Course Plan:

Week TopicSources
1 Free oscillations of simple systems
(including linearity and superposition principle)
[1]: Ch. 1
2 Free oscillations of systems with 2 degrees of freedom [1]: Ch. 2
3 Free oscillations of systems with many degrees of freedom
(including vibrations of a string and Fourier analysis)
[1]: Ch. 2
4 Driven oscillations [1]: Ch. 3
5 Impedance[1]: Ch. 3
6 Traveling waves[1]: Ch. 4
7 EM waves[1]: Ch. 4
8 Reflection and Transmission[1]: Ch. 5
9 Modulations,pulses, and wave packets

[1]: Ch. 6
10

Waves in two and three dimensions

[1]: Ch. 7
11

EM waves II - pressure, angular momentum, energy flux, radiation of accelerating charge, dipole radiation

[1]: Ch. 7
12 Polarizations[1]: Ch. 8
13 Interference and diffraction[1]: Ch. 9
14 Optics[1]: Ch. 9

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