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

**Expanded Course Description:**

- Fundamental Concepts
- Basic equations
- The generalized current concept
- Singularities of the field

- Waves
- Intrinsic wave constants
- Radiation
- Antenna concepts
- On waves in general

- Some Theorems and Concepts
- The source concept
- Duality
- Image theory
- The equivalence principle
- The Induction Theorem
- Reciprocity
- Green’s Functions
- Construction of solutions

- Plane Wave Functions
- Alternative mode sets
- Partially filled waveguides
- Modal expansions of fields
- Currents in waveguides
- Apertures in ground planes
- Plane current sheets

- Cylindrical Wave Functions
- Radial waveguides
- Circular cavity
- Other guided waves
- Sources of cylindrical waves
- Two dimensional radiation
- Wave transformations
- Scattering

- Spherical Wave Functions
- Sources of spherical waves
- Wave transformations
- Scattering by spheres

- Planar circuits
- Analysis of planar circuits having single shapes
- Basic equations
- Derivation of circuit characteristics
- Examples of analysis based on Green’s Functions
- Determination of equivalent circuit parameters
- Energy considerations
- Equivalent circuit of a multipart planar circuit

- Analysis of planar circuits having arbitrary shapes
- Basic formulation of the Contour-Integral Method

- Analysis of planar circuits having single shapes

**Textbook/reading:**

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

**Instructor: **Branner

**THIS COURSE DOES NOT DUPLICATE ANY EXISTING COURSE.**

Last revised: March 1991