Our textbook will be Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition by David J. Griffiths. We will also be using the commercial code Maxwell SV from Ansoft Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA) throughout the course.
If you wish to get a headstart on the spring semester, you can proceed with two free downloads from Ansoft's web site :
1. Go to www.ansoft.com
2. Select Downloads
3. Select Maxwell SV
4. Select "Download Maxwell SV Now!"
Also, under Maxwell SV go to "Getting Started Guides and Sample Projects" and download the "2D Electrostatic Problem" pdf. (80 pages)