Electromagnetic Field and Electromagnetic Wave

Electromagnetic Field and Electromagnetic Wave

Course Code: B82007Y

Course Name: Electromagnetic field and electromagnetic wave

Credits: 3.0

Level: Undergraduate

Pre-requisite: Mathematics, Physics

Lecture Time: 60 hours


Course Description

Introduction to electromagnetism and Maxwell's equations in static and dynamic regimes. Electrostatics and magnetostatics: Gauss's, Coulomb's, Faraday's, Ampere's, Biot-Savart's laws. Electric and magnetic potentials. Boundary conditions. Electric and magnetic field energy. Electrodynamics: Wave equation; Electromagnetic waves; Phasor form of Maxwell's equations. Solution of the wave equation in 1D free space: Wavelength, wave-vector, forward and backward propagating plane waves. Poynting's theorem. Propagation in lossy media, skin depth. Reflection and refraction at planar boundaries, total internal reflection. Solutions of wave equation for various 1D-3D problems: Electromagnetic resonators, waveguides periodic media, transmission lines. Guided waves. Parallel-plate and dielectric-slab waveguides. Hollow wave-guides, cavity resonators, microstrip waveguides, optical fibers. Interaction of fields with matter and particles. Antennas and radiation of electromagnetic energy.

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