Electromagnetic Waves and Transmission
M/W/F 12-12.50am ECEN 265
Instructor: Prof. Kelvin Wagner
email@example.com, 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
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.
- Z. Popovic, B. Popovic, Introductory Electromagnetics,
Prentice Hall, 1st edition, 2000.
- S. Ramo, J.R. Whinnery, T. Van Duzer, Fields and Waves in
Communication Electronics, J. Wiley and Sons, 3rd edition,
- J. D.
Electromagnetics. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1984 (other editions are good,
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.
- Cell phones and pagers
must be turned off before entering the classroom.
are encouraged and required.
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