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# ELECTRIC & MAGNETIC FIELDS I

(STATIC FIELDS)
ELC 205A
Dr. Hanna A. Kirolous
Associate Professor
Electronics & Communications Engineering Department
Faculty of Engineering
Cairo University

Fall 2015

Introduction

## Course Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

1. Have solid understanding of fundamental laws
describing static electric field in both integral
and differential forms.
2. Be able to solve problems involving dielectrics
and conductors.
3. Be able to solve two and three dimensional
problems using method of electrical images.
4. Have solid understanding of fundamental laws
describing static magnetic field in both integral
and differential forms.
5. Be able to solve problems involving magnetic
materials.
6. Have enough skills to calculate capacitances,
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inductances and Dr.electric
and magnetic energies

## Electric & Magnetic Fields I

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Course Outline
1. Revision on vector analysis and coordinate
systems.
2. Basic laws of electrostatics (Coulombs,
Gauss, etc).
3. Electrostatic Potential.
4. Electrostatic field in different materials.
5. Solving techniques for electrostatic
problems.
6. Concept of capacitance and energy.
7. Basic laws of static magnetism.
8. Magnetic materials.
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## Electric & Magnetic Fields I

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Midterm Exam.

20 %

Class Quizzes

5%

HW Assignments and
attendance

5%

Final exam

70 %

## Electric & Magnetic Fields I

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References
Text Book:
David K. Cheng, Field and Wave
References:
P. Lorrain & D. Corson, Electromagnetic
Fields and Waves
W. Hayt, Electromagnetics
Course Web Page:
Electric and Magnetic Fields I (ELC 205A)
Hosted by: http://moodle.eece.cu.edu.eg/
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Use Enrollment Key:
SEMF-F15

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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cartesian Coordinates: (A Point)
z
uz
p ( a , b, c )

uy

ux
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cartesian Coordinates: (Element of
Displacement
z Vector)
d dx u x dy u y dz u z
uz
d

y
uy
x

ux
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cartesian Coordinates: (Element of Surface
Area Vector)
dS dy dz u x dx dz u y dx dy u z
z
uz
dS

y
dx dy u z

uy

ux
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cartesian Coordinates: (Element of Volume)
z
uz
d dx dy dz

y
dx dy u z

uy

ux
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cylindrical Coordinates: (A
Point)
uz

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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cylindrical Coordinates: (Element of
Displacement)
z d
d d u d u dz u z

x
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cylindrical Coordinates: (Element of Surface
Area)
z
dS

y
d d u z
dS d dz u d dz u d d u z
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Cylindrical Coordinates: (Element of Volume)
z
d d d dz

d
z

y
d d u z

x
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Spherical Coordinates: (A Point)
z
p(r , , )
r

ur
u

x
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y
u

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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Spherical Coordinates: (Element of
Displacement)
z

dr
d

r sin

r d

y
r sin d
d dr u r r d u r sin d u
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Spherical Coordinates: (Element of Surface
Area)
z
dS
r

dS r 2 sin d d u r r sin dr d u r dr d u
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## Right-Handed Coordinate Systems

Spherical Coordinates: (Element of Volume)
z

d r 2 sin dr d d

x
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## Electric & Magnetic Fields I

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Vector Integrals

V F d

C V d

C F d

A ds

F Fx u x Fy u y Fz u z
d dx dy dz
V V ( x, y , z )

F dFxudx
Fuz u z dz u
x uFy uydy
x

A Ax u x Ay u y Az u z
d dx u x dy u y dz u z
dS dy dz u x dx dz u y dx dy u z
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