Course
Syllabus
Catalog Description:
Electromagnetic fields in dielectric and lossy media, transmission
lines, antennas and resonators treated with the concepts of duality,
image theory, reciprocity, integral equations and other techniques.
Boundary and initial value problems solved for several frequently
encountered symmetries.
Course Credits: 3
Prerequisite: undergraduate electromagnetic theory
Recent textbooks used: (1) "Time Harmonic Electromagnetic
Fields," R. F. Harrington, IEEE Press, WileyInterscience,
2001, ISBN 047120860X, (2)"Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics,"
C. A. Balanis, John Wiley & Sons, 1989.
Course Outline: (from Harrington textbook):
1. Fundamental Concepts
2. Introduction to Waves
Sources, duality, uniqueness, images, equivalence, induction,
reciprocity, Greens functions, integral equations, construction
of solutions, radiation
3. Plane Wave Functions
Wave functions, plane waves, rectangular waveguides, alternative
mode sets, rectangular cavity, loaded waveguides, dielectric slab;
surface waves, modal expansions, currents; apertures, plane current
sheets
4. Cylindrical Wave Functions
Wave functions, circular and radial waveguides, cavities, 1D
sources, 2D radiation, wave transformation, scattering from wedges
and cylinders, 3D radiation
5. Spherical Wave Functions
Wave functions, cavities, orthogonality, radial waveguides, sources,
wave transformations, scattering by spheres
