U.S. Particle Accelerator School
U.S. Particle Accelerator School
Education in Beam Physics and Accelerator Technology

Course Materials - Texas A&M University online - January 2021

Classical Mechanics and Electromagnetism in Accelerator Physics

course given Jeffrey Eldred, Fermilab and Xiaobiao Huang, Argonne National Accelerator Lab

Class Lectures
Week 1: Classical Mechanics (Jeff Eldred)
Mn Oscillators
Tu Lagrangians & Hamiltonians
Wd Phase-space
Th Canonical Transformations
Fr Maps, IOTA concepts

Week 2: Electromagnetism (Xiaobiao Huang)
Mn Electrostatics
Tu Magnetostatics 1
Wd Magnetostatics 2
Th Maxwell's Equations
Fr Special Relativity 1

Week 3: Accelerator Physics (Xiaobiao Huang)
Mn Special Relativity 2
Tu Accelerator Hamiltonian
Wd Linear Accelerator Motion
Th Nonlinear Accelerator Resonances

Week 4: Intro to Advanced Topics (Jeff Eldred)
Mn Beams with Space-Charge
Tu Radiation from Charged Particles
Wd RF Cavities & Waveguides
Th Wakefield Effects

Video recordings of all class lectures available by request!
Please email jseldred@fnal.gov