Electromagnetic Waves and Transmission

M/W/F 12-12.50am ECEN 265

Spring 2017

Instructor: Prof. Kelvin Wagner

kelvin@colorado.edu, x24661, ECEN 232 inside OCS

TA support Bohan Zhang and Charles Rackson

General Course Information

This course deals with rapidly varying electromagnetic fields and is continuation of ECEN3400 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves. Topics include Maxwell’s and wave equations, Poynting theorem, skin effect; transmission line theory and analysis; plane wave propagation, reflection and refraction; waveguides and resonators; antennas; with examples from RF, mm Wave, THz, and Optics. This class is essential for students' fundamental understanding of wireless technologies, radar, high speed electronics, and provides an introduction to Optics and Lasers.


B. Notaros: Electromagnetics, Prentice Hall, 1st edition, 2011.  

Other Readings

Grades and Exams

Grades will be based on homework and projects (35%), midterms and quizes (30%), and a final (35%). The final will be held Wed May 10, 4:30-7:00PM.

Clasroom Behavior

  1. Cell phones and pagers must be turned off before entering the classroom.
  2. Questions are encouraged and required.

Other Polices and Regulations