CSVTU BE IV Semester Electrical Engineering Electromagnetic Fields Syllabus

CSVTU BE IV Sem Electrical Engineering Electromagnetic Fields Syllabus


Semester: IV Branch: Electrical

Subject: Electromagnetic Fields

Total Theory Periods: 40 Total Tut Periods: 12

Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80

Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2

UNIT I: Basics of Electromagnetic Fields

Scalars and vectors, vector algebra, the Cartesian, circular cylindrical and spherical

coordinate systems, transformations between coordinate systems, Coulomb’s law, electric

field intensity, electric field due to several charges, Gauss law and its application, divergence

and divergence theorem, Maxwell’s first equation, the vector operator

Ñ and divergence


UNIT II: Electrostatics

Electric potential, potential at any point due to discrete and distributed charges, principle of

superposition potential and field between two coaxial cylinders, potential between two

conducting spherical shells, conservative property, potential gradient, electric dipole, current

and current density, continuity of current, metallic conductors, conductor properties and

boundary conditions for dielectric materials, boundary conditions for perfect dielectric

materials, capacitance Poisson and Laplace equation, uniqueness theorem, examples of the

solution of Laplace and Poisson’s equations.

UNIT III: Magnetostatics

The steady state magnetic field, Biot Savart Law, Ampere’s circuital Law, Curl, Stokes

theorem, magnetic flux and magnetic flux density, scalar and vector magnetic potentials.

UNIT IV: Magnetic Force And Inductance

Force on a moving charge, force on a differential current element, force between differential

current elements, force and torque on a closed circuit, magnetic materials, magnetization and

permeability, magnetic boundary conditions.

UNIT V: Time Varying Field And Maxwell’s Equations

Modification of Maxwell’s equations under time varying conditions, displacement current,

source free wave equation, power flow and energy, sinusoidal time varying field, Helmholtz

equation, complex pointing vector, Boundary condition, relation between field theory and

current theory.

Text Books:

1. “

Engineering Electromagnetics”, Hayt,TMH Pbs.

2. “

Electromagnetic Field theory and transmission lines”, Raju, Pearson.

Reference Books:

1. “

Principle And Application Of Electromagnetic Fields”, Robert Polnsey and Robert


2. “

Fields and wave electromagnetics”, Chang.



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