CHARUSAT Electromagnetic Theory Syllabus
CHAROTAR UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
FACULTY OF TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
EC 301: ELECTROMAGNETIC THEORY
B TECH 5TH SEMESTER (E.C. ENGINEERING)
Credit and Hours:
A. Objective of the Course:
This course will introduce the students about fundamentals and applications of Electromagnetic Theory and also focusing, primarily, on thorough understanding of vector analysis, significance of divergence and curl, electric and magnetic fields in materials, Maxwell’s equations and wave motions in free space
B. Outline of the Course:
Title of the Unit
Minimum Number of Hours
Review of Vector Algebra and Vector Calculus
Electric and Magnetic Fields in Materials
Time Varying Fields and Maxwell’s Equations
Electromagnetic Waves: The Uniform Plane Waves
Total hours (Theory) : 60
Total hours (Practical) : 0
Total hours : 60
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C. Detailed Syllabus:
Review of Vector Algebra and Vector Calculus 08 hours
Scalars & Vectors, Dot & Cross Products
3-D Coordinate Systems – Cartesian, Cylindrical and Spherical and coordinate systems conversions
Review of Line, Divergence and Gradient-Meaning of Divergence theorem & Stoke’s theorem, Surface & Volume Integral-Definition of Curl
Electrostatics 10 hours
Coulomb’s Law & Electric Field Intensity, Coulomb’s Law & Field due to Different Charge Distributions
Electric Flux Density ,Gauss’s Law and Divergence, Concept of electric Flux Density ,Gauss’s Law and its Applications, Differential Volume Element, Divergence, Maxwell’s First Equation and Divergence theorem for Electric Flux Density
Energy & Potential, Energy expanded in moving a point charge in electrical field, Line Integral, Definition of potential difference and potential, Potential field of a point charge and system of charges, Potential gradient, Dipole, Energy density in electrostatics field
Magnetostatics 10 hours
Biot-Savart Law, Ampere’s Circuital Law
Application of Ampere’s Circuital law for an infinitely long coaxial transmission line, solenoid and toroid, Point form of Ampere’s Circuital law , Concept of flux density
Scalar and Vector magnetic potential, Stoke’s theorem for magnetic field
Point and integral forms of Maxwell’s equations for steady electric and magnetic fields
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Electric and Magnetic Fields in Materials 14 hours
Conductors, Dielectrics and Capacitance, Definition of Currents and current density, Continuity equation, Conductors and their properties, Semiconductors, Dielectric materials, characteristics, Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor, coaxial cable and spherical capacitors
Poisson’s and Laplace’s equations, Poisson’s and Laplace equation, Uniqueness theorem, Examples of solution of Laplace and Poisson’s equations
Magnetic forces, Force on a moving charge, force on a different current element, Force and torque on a close circuit, magnetization and permeability, Magnetic boundary conditions, Magnetic circuit, Self inductance and Mutual inductance
Time Varying Fields and Maxwell’s Equations 08 hours
Faraday’s law, Displacement current
Maxwell’s equations in point and integral forms for time varying fields
Electromagnetic Waves: The Uniform Plane Waves 10 hours
Wave motion in free space, Perfect dielectric
Poynting vector, Power consideration, Propagation in good conductor
Phenomena of skin effect, Reflection of uniform plane waves,
Plane waves at normal incidence and at oblique incidence, Standing wave Ratio
D. Instructional Method:
At the start of course, the course delivery pattern, prerequisite of the subject will be discussed.
Lectures will be conducted with the aid of multi-media projector, black board, OHP etc.
Attendance is compulsory in lectures which carries 5 Marks weightage.
Two internal exams will be conducted and average of the same will be converted to equivalent of 15 Marks as a part of internal theory evaluation.
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Assignments based on course content will be given to the students at the end of each unit/topic and will be evaluated at regular interval. It carries a weightage of 5 Marks as a part of internal theory evaluation.
Surprise tests/Quizzes/Seminar will be conducted which carries 5 Marks as a part of internal theory evaluation.
E. Student Learning Outcomes:
Thorough understanding of Electromagnetic theory and Principles for applications in Antenna and Microwave Engineering
Practical Significance of Electromagnetic Engineering for real-life Applications through demonstrations on CADFEKO software
F. Recommended Study Material:
1. W H. Hayt & J A Buck, “Engineering Electromagnetics”, TATA McGraw-Hill, 7th
2. Matthew Sadiku, “Elements of Eletromagnetics”, Oxford University Press,4th edition.
1. Nannapaneni Narayana Rao, “Elements of Engineering electromagnetics”, Prentice Hall
of India, 6th Edition.
2. David Griffiths, “Introduction to Electrodynamics”, Prentice Hall of India.
3. E. Jordan and K. Balmain “Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems”, Prentice
Hall of India