EEE 313

Course Code: EEE 313
Course Name:
Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
Credit Hours:
Detailed Syllabus:

Static electric field: Postulates of electrostatics, Coulomb’s law for discrete and continuously distributed charges, Gauss’s law and its application, electric potential due to charge distribution, conductors and dielectrics in static electric field, flux density boundary
conditions; capacitance- electrostatic energy and forces, energy in terms of field equations, capacitance calculation of different geometries; boundary value problems- Poisson’s and Laplace’s equations in different co-ordinate systems. Steady electric current: Ohm’s law, continuity equation, Joule’s law, resistance calculation. Static Magnetic field: Postulates of magnetostatics, Biot-Savart’s law, Ampere’s law and applications, vector magnetic potential, magnetic dipole, magnetization, magnetic field intensity and relative permeability, boundary conditions for magnetic field, magnetic energy, magnetic forces, torque and inductance of different geometries. Time varying fields and Maxwell’s equations: Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction, Maxwell’s equations – differential and integral forms, boundary conditions, potential functions; time harmonic fields and Poynting theorem. Plane electromagnetic wave: plane wave in loss less media- Doppler effect, transverse electromagnetic wave, polarization of plane wave; plane wave in lossy media- low-loss dielectrics, good conductors; group velocity, instantaneous and average power densities, normal and oblique incidence of plane waves at plane boundaries for different polarization.