Maxwell's equations and their application to engineering problems. ECE 3105: transmission lines, introductory electrostatics, introductory magnetostatics, Faraday's Law, properties of uniform plane waves.
Electromagnetics provides the mathematical description of all electrical phenomena, and therefore it is the physical foundation of all Electrical and Computer Engineering disciplines. Modern applications of electromagnetics are broad and include wireless communication systems, global navigation systems, bioelectrical phenomena, high speed computers and computer networks, and electromagnetic phenomena in Earth's near-space environment (space weather) as well as electrical, optical, and photonic devices. This course provides instruction in the fundamental engineering science and also the basics of modern applications.
Percentage of Course
|1. Transmission Lines: a. Voltage and current wave equations b. Reflection coefficient and standing waves c. Wave impedance and input impedance d. Terminations and impedance matching e. Transient analysis||25%|
|2. Introduction to Electrostatics: a. Review of vector algebra and calculus tools b. Charge distributions, Coulomb's law, and Gauss's law c. Electric scalar potential and Laplace's equation d. Electrical properties of materials and boundary conditions e. Resistance, capacitance and electrostatic potential energy||25%|
|3. Introduction to Magnetostatics: a. Gauss's law for magnetism b. Ampere's law and magnetic fields of a wire and coil c. Magnetic properties of materials and boundary conditions d. Self-inductance, mutual inductance, and magnetic energy||20%|
|4. Faraday's Law: a. Faraday's law and a loop in a time varying magnetic field b. Ideal transformer||15%|
|5. Maxwell's Equations and Uniform Plane Waves: a. Wave equations and displacement current b. Uniform plane waves, wave polarization, and power density||15%|