Syllabus of GTU Engineering Electromagnetic 5th Sem EC

Syllabus of GTU Engineering Electromagnetic 5th Sem EC


Electronics & Communication Engineering



Subject Name: Engineering Electromagnetic

Subject Code: 151002


1. Review of Vector Analysis and Vector Calculus:

Scalars & Vectors, Dot and cross products, Co-ordinate systems and conversions,

Review of line, Surface and volume integrals – Definition of curl, divergence and

gradient – Meaning of Divergence theorem and Stokes’ theorem


2. Electrostatics:

1. Coulomb’s law and electrical field intensity: Coulomb’s law, Field due to

different charge distributions.


2. 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 eqn. and divergence theorem for electric flux



3. Energy and 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 electrostatic field.


3. Static Magnetic Field:

1. Steady Magnetic Field: Biot-Savart’s law, Ampere’s circuital law, applications

of this 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.


4. Electric and Magnetic Fields in Materials:


1. Conductors, dielectrics and capacitance :

Definition of currents and current density, Continuity equation, Metallic

conductors and their properties, Semiconductors, Dielectric materials,

Characteristics, Boundary conditions, Capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor,

Coaxial cable and spherical capacitors.


2. Poisson’s and Laplace equations:

Poisson’s and Laplace equation, Uniqueness theorem, Examples of solution of

Laplace and Poisson’s equations.

3. Magnetic forces, materials and inductance :

Force on a moving charge, Force on a differential current element, Force and

torque on a close circuit, magnetization and permeability, Magnetic boundary

conditions, Magnetic circuit, Self inductance and Mutual inductance.


5. Time Varying Fields and Maxwell’s Equations:

Faraday’s law, Displacement current, Maxwell’s equations in point and integral forms

for time varying fields .


6. Electromagnetic Waves:

1. The uniform plane waves:

Wave motion in free space, Perfect dielectric, 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.


Reference Books:

1. W H.Hayt & J A Buck : “Engineering Electromagnetics” TATA McGraw-Hill, 7thEdition 2007

2. Elements of Electromagnetics by Matthew Sadiku, 4th Edition,Oxford University Press.

3. Electromagnetics Joseph Edminister-Schaum’s Outline Series, TMH

4. Electromagnetics with applications by J.D.Krauss and Daniel Fleisch fifth edition, Mcgraw Hill

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