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EEC232B – Advanced Applied Electromagnetics II

4 units – Spring Quarter; alternate, even years

Lecture: 3 hours

Lab: 3 hours

Prerequisite: EEC 131B or EEC 132B

Grading: Letter; midterm (35%), final (40%) and lab (25%).

Catalog Description:

An advanced treatment of electromagnetics with applications to passive microwave devices and antennas.

Expanded Course Description:

  1. Fundamental Concepts
    1. Basic equations
    2. The generalized current concept
    3. Singularities of the field
  2. Waves
    1. Intrinsic wave constants
    2. Radiation
    3. Antenna concepts
    4. On waves in general
  3. Some Theorems and Concepts
    1. The source concept
    2. Duality
    3. Image theory
    4. The equivalence principle
    5. The Induction Theorem
    6. Reciprocity
    7. Green’s Functions
    8. Construction of solutions
  4. Plane Wave Functions
    1. Alternative mode sets
    2. Partially filled waveguides
    3. Modal expansions of fields
    4. Currents in waveguides
    5. Apertures in ground planes
    6. Plane current sheets
  5. Cylindrical Wave Functions
    1. Radial waveguides
    2. Circular cavity
    3. Other guided waves
    4. Sources of cylindrical waves
    5. Two dimensional radiation
    6. Wave transformations
    7. Scattering
  6. Spherical Wave Functions
    1. Sources of spherical waves
    2. Wave transformations
    3. Scattering by spheres
  7. Planar circuits
    1. Analysis of planar circuits having single shapes
      1. Basic equations
      2. Derivation of circuit characteristics
      3. Examples of analysis based on Green’s Functions
      4. Determination of equivalent circuit parameters
      5. Energy considerations
      6. Equivalent circuit of a multipart planar circuit
    2. Analysis of planar circuits having arbitrary shapes
      1. Basic formulation of the Contour-Integral Method

Textbook/reading:

  1. R. F. Harrington, Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields, McGraw-Hill, 1961.
  2. Constantine A. Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, John Wiley & Sons, 1989.

Instructor: Branner

THIS COURSE DOES NOT DUPLICATE ANY EXISTING COURSE.

Last revised: March 1991