Electromagnetism (2019-2020)

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Important information

  • Important information on the course, including the syllabus, literature and student support hours can be found in InfoAlunos. With the exception of the syllabus, that information is not duplicated in this page, so you need to consult InfoAlunos.
  • Syllabus in pdf format

Series of exercises in PDF format: to be published in English soon.

(1)    (2)    (3)    (4)    (5)    (6)    (7)    (8)    (9)    (10)    (11)    (12)    (13)

    Séries de problemas em português:

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    • Note that in the series vectors are written in bold font.


    • During the semester, the students do three tests (no auxiliary material is allowed; graphic and programmable calculators are not allowed as well). Mobile phones or any equipment capable of data transmition cannot be in the possession of students during tests. The tests have a duration of 1.5 hours each and will refer to the following material, respectively: Chapters 1-4, Chapters 5-9, Chapters 10-13. The tests will contribute to the final classification with the following weighs, respectively: 40%, 25%, 35%.
    • In test statements vectors will be written in bold font.
    • Students must sign-in for tests at Gabinete de Apoio ao Estudante until the second business day prior to the test. Students who do not sign in may be unable to sit the tests.
    • When signing-in students must deliver two blank exam sheets and two blank sheets per each test. All delivered sheets should be placed inside an exam sheet.
    • An identification document with photo is required for sitting the tests.

    Normal period

    Results of the 1st Test
    • Indicative test schedule (subject to confirmation!): 02-11-2019 (from 10h00 to 11h30), 30-11-2019 (from 10h00 to 11h30) 03-01-2020 (from 9h to 10h30)

    Re-sitting period

    • Students who wish to re-sit the tests must sign in through InfoAlunos.
    • Students can choose to re-sit one, two, or three tests.
    • Above-described sign-in requirements at Gabinete de Apoio ao Estudante apply also to the re-sitting period.

    Setember special re-sitting period

    • If you are unsure whether you are entitled to re-sit the exams in the special period, check Article 9 of Regulamento de Avaliação da Aprendizagem dos alunos da UMa on the page of Regulations of Universidade da Madeira .
    • It is mandatory to sign-in in InfoAlunos
    • Special re-sitting period will happen in the same way as the re-sitting period: students can choose to re-sit one, two, or three tests
    • Grades obtained in the re-sitting period cannot be improved in the special re-sitting period. In other words, only the grades obtained in the normal period can be improved.
    • Above-described sign-in requirements at Gabinete de Apoio ao Estudante apply also to the special re-sitting period.
    Example of tests