You are on page 1of 1

Electromagnetic Field Theory – 3 CSU

Prof. L. P. Ligthart

Text book: S. M. Wentworth, Fundamentals of Electromagnetics with Engineering Applications, John


Wiley and son, 2005

Lecture Subject Chapter Note


1  Introduction and Motivation for students how important 1.1 – 1.3; 3 hours
electromagnetic theory in electrical engineering
 Electrostatics: Reviewed vector analysis for Cartezian 2.1 – 2.5
coordinate; Coulomb’s law; Spherical coordinate system; Line
charges and the cylindrical coordinate system; Surface and
volume charge.
2  Electric flux density; Gauss’s law and applications; coaxial 2.6 – 2.13 3 hours
cable; Divergence and point form of Gauss’s law; Electric
potential and gradient; Conductors and Ohm’s law; Current
density and Joule’s law; Dielectrics; Boundary conditions;
Capacitance.
3  Magnetostatics: Magnetic fields and cross product, Oersted’s 3.1 – 3.5 3 hours
experiment; Biot-Saverts’s law, solenoid, surface and current
density; Ampere’s circuital law; Curl and the point of
Ampere’s circuital law, Stoke’s theorem; Magnetic flux
density.
4  Magnetic forces; Magnetic materials; Boundary 3.6 – 3.10 3 hours
condition;Inductance and magnetic energy;Magnetic circuit.
5  Dynamic field: Current continuity; wave fundamentals; 4.1 – 4.5 3 hours
Faraday’s law and transformerEMF; Faraday’s law and
motional EMF; Displacement current
6  Maxwell’s equations; Lossless TEM waves; Time harmonic 4.6 – 4.8 3 hours
fields and phasors.
 Plane waves: General wave equations, time harmonic wave 5.1 – 5.2
equation, propagating fields relation; Propagation in lossless,
charge free media.
7  Propagation in dielectrics; propagation in conductors; 5.3 – 5.8 3 hours
Poynting theorem and transmission; Polarization; Reflection
and transmission.
8  Exam 2 hours