CSVTU BE IV Semester EEE Electromagnetic Fields Syllabus

CSVTU BE IV Semester EEE Electromagnetic Fields Syllabus


Semester: 4th Branch: Electrical & Electrionics Engg.

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


 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


and divergence theorem.

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


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 Collin.

2. “


Fields and wave electromagnetics”, Chan


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