Classes

Electric and Magnetic Fields (ELC 205A)

Semester: 
Fall

   
Course Contents

Polarization in dielectrics and Gauss's law - One and two dimensions differential equation controlling the static electric potential function - Conductors in linear dielectrics - Image methods - System of capacitances - Energy & forces in static electric Field - Steady electric currents - Static magnetic fields - Steady current circuits in linear magnetic media - Magnetic vector potential - Magnetic forces.

Electromagnetic Waves (ELC 405A)

Semester: 
Fall

  
Course Contents

Antenna fundamentals, basic antenna parameters, radiation from wire antennas, aperture antennas, antenna arrays, array polynomial, phased arrays and null steering, receiving antennas, polarization mismatch, antenna design techniques.

Electromagnetic Waves (ELC 305B)

Semester: 
Spring

 
Course Contents

Rectangular and circular wave guides, cavity resonators, excitation of waveguides, surface guiding and dielectric optical waveguides, scattering parameters, wave propagation in ferrite media, passive microwave components.

Electric and Magnetic Fields (ELC 205B)

Semester: 
Spring

 
Course Contents

Magnetic forces - Maxwell's equations and retarded potentials - Electromagnetic waves in linear, isotropic, homogeneous, and stationary media - plane waves in lossy media - wave polarization - Poynting vector - phase and group velocities - reflection and transmission of plane waves.

Electromagnetics-2: Microwave Engineering (ELCN305)

Semester: 
Spring

 
Course Contents

Rectangular and circular wave guides, cavity resonators, excitation of waveguides, surface guiding and dielectric optical waveguides, scattering parameters, wave propagation in ferrite media, passive microwave components.

Electromagnetics-1: Wave Propagation and Transmission Lines (ELCN205)

Semester: 
Fall

 
Course Contents

Time varying fields and Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions at different media interface, retarded potentials, plane wave propagation in free space, plane waves in lossy media, wave polarization, Poynting vector, phase and group velocities, reflection and transmission of plane waves, TEM transmission lines, transmission line equivalent circuit, transmission line circuit theory, Smith chart, lossy transmission lines, matching techniques.

Electromagnetics-3: Antennas (ELCN405)

Semester: 
Fall

  
Course Contents

Antenna fundamentals, basic antenna parameters, radiation from wire antennas, aperture antennas, radiation from microstrip antennas, antenna arrays, array polynomial, phased arrays and null steering, receiving antennas, polarization mismatch, antenna design techniques, introduction to terrestrial and extraterrestrial radio wave propagation, surface wave propagation, ionospheric propagation, microwave and millimeter wave propagation, knife-edge obstacle diffraction models, atmospheric ducts and non-standard refraction.

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