This is the first of the two courses on beginning level electrodynamics.
The purpose of the course is to provide sophomore/junior electrical engineering students with the fundamental methods to analyze and understand electromagnetic field problems that arise in various branches of engineering science.
E C E 220
( 3 Credits )
Potential theory; static and dynamic electric and magnetic fields; macroscopic theory of dielectric and magnetic materials; Maxwell's equations; boundary conditions; wave equation; introduction to transmission lines.
Physics 202, ECE 219; ECE 230 or concurrent registration
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR College: College of Engineering
Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics; Fawwaz T. Ulaby, Eric Michiel; 6; 2010
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
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Program Specific Student Outcomes
Brief List of Topics to be Covered
Introduction to course; Review of vector operations Orthogonal coordinate systems and change of coordinates Integrals containing vector functions Gradient of a scalar field and divergence of a vector field Divergence Theorem Curl of a vector field and Stokes' theorem Theorems and Identities Fundamental postulates of electrostatics and Coulomb's Law Electric field due to a system of discrete charges Electric field due to a continuous distribution of charge Gauss' Law and applications Electric Potential Conductors in static electric field Dielectrics in static electric fields Electric Flux Density, dielectric constant Boundary Conditions Capacitor and Capacitance Method of Images Nature of Current and Current Density Resistance of a Conductor The Equation of Continuity, Relaxation Time Joule’s Law Boundary Conditions for the current density The Electromotive Force The Biot-Savart Law Ampere’s Force Law Magnetic Torque Magnetic Flux and Gauss’s Law for Magnetic Fields Magnetic Vector Potential Magnetic Field Intensity and Ampere’ Circuital Law Magnetic Material Boundary Conditions for Magnetic Fields Energy in a Magnetic Field Magnetic Circuits Inductance