EEE 351 - Electromagnetic Fields

3 Unit(s)

Review of electric fields and magnetic fields. Static field vs time-varying fields. Separation vectors. Electromagnetic laws in differential and integral forms – separation vectors, Coulomb’s law, electrostatic fields due to point charges, multiple-point charges and various charge distributions. Gauss law, boundary condition, electric potential, Laplace, and Poisson equations. Magnetostatic fields, magnetostatic induction, Biot-Savart’s law, magnetic flux, field strength, vector potential, magnetic field in and around current carrying conductors, conduction and displacement current. Ampere’s law. Faraday’s law. Lorentz law. Application examples - application of electromagnetic effects to DC & AC machines, communication and micromechanical systems. Introduction to Maxwell’s equations. Design project.