U.S. Particle Accelerator School

Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism for Beam Physics course

Sponsoring University:

Stanford University

Course:

Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism for Beam Physics

Instructors:

Pisin Chen, SLAC and Clarence Cheng, Stanford University


Elementary mechanics of particle motion; conservation laws; Hamiltonian mechanics; Hamilton-Jacobi equation; canonical transformations; harmonic oscillators; Maxwell's equations of electricity and magnetism; motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields; classical radiation theory; Interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter. Prerequisites: calculus, college physics.