Year level: |
Second year, second semester. |

Duties: |
Subject coordinator. Present three one-hour lectures each week. |

Present two one-hour tutorials weekly. | |

Prepare and grade assignments, tests and the final exam. | |

Material: |
Index notation, line, surface and volume integration, curvilinear coordinates, |

Gauss and Stokes' theorem, Laplace and Poisson equations, boundary-value | |

problems, generalized functions, tensors, magnetostatics. | |

Innovations: |
Introduced ``Conceptual Mediation'' techniques to improve students' adoption of |

new concepts such as index notation. | |

Stimulated interest and understanding in gradients and isosurfaces using | |

http://www.physics.adelaide.edu.au/theory/staff/leinweber/teaching/visualizations of vacuum fields from Quantum Chromodynamics. |

Derek Leinweber 2017-02-06