6.S084 Electromagnetic Fields, Forces and Motion


Prerequisites: 8.02, 18.03
Units: 3-0-9
Instructors: Professor Jim Kirtley (kirtley@mit.edu)
Schedule: MW1-2:30, room 1-150
This subject will count as an EE header subject.
Electric and magnetic static and quasistatic systems in multiple dimensions and over multiple regions.  Materials exhibiting polarization, magnetization and conduction, and motion.  Charge relaxation and magnetic diffusion.  Energy storage, energy conservation, forces and force densities, and stress tensors.  Examples of macro-, micro- and nano-scale electromechanical sensors and actuators.