Alternating current: Impedances with phase shifts over RLC-components. Alternating current power. The ideal transformer. Overview of three-phase electric power and electrical safety.
Basic concepts for mechanical/acoustic waves: phase and group velocity, superposition, propagating and standing waves, wave beating, doppler effect.
Electromagnetic waves and optics: Reflection, refraction, dispersion. Geometrical optics, optical instruments. Polarisation. Interference and diffraction.
Electrical measurement techniques and measuring instruments.
Projects with electrical applications
Lectures, problem solving sessions and laboratory work. Projects.
Written examination at the end of the different parts of the course: Electromagnetism (4 HE credits), Wave Physics (2 HE credits). Laboratory work: Electromagnetism (1.5+1.5 HE credits), Wave Physics (1 HE credits). The final grade is based on laboratory reports and written assignments form together with the written examinations.