GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 

Fall 2015        ECE 305:  Electromagnetic Theory

 

Time and location:  Tuesday 7:20 pm ¨C 10:00 pm, Robinson Hall B104

Instructor:  Qiliang Li, Engineering Bldg, Room 3250, Tel 703-993-1596, Email:  qli6@gmu.edu

Office Hours:  Friday 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm; other times by appointment. 

 

SYLLABUS FALL 2015

 

Course DESCRIPTION

This course is to provide the essential fundamental knowledge and concepts on electromagnetic: electrostatics, electric field in material space, magnetostatics, magnetic Fields in material, Maxwell's equations and Electromagnetic Waves.

 

Required Textbook: "Elements of Electromagnetics" Matthew O. Sadiku, 5th Edition, Oxford University Press, USA, ISBN 978-0195387759

 

REFERENCE LIST

"Introduction to Electrodynamics" by David J. Griffiths, 3rd Edition, Benjamin Cummings, 1999

 Ħ°Div, Grad, Curl, and All That: An Informal Text on Vector CalculusĦħ 4th Edition, H. M. Schey

 

COURSE OUTLINE

1.   Coordinate System and Vector calculus

2.   Electrostatic Fields

3.   Electric Fields in Material Space

4.   Electrostatic Boundary-Value Problem

5.   Magnetostatic Fields

6.   Magnetic Forces, Materials and Devices

7.   Maxwell's Equations

8.   Electromagnetic Wave

9.   Transmission Lines and Waveguides

10.  Antennas

 

GRADING

Homework                              30%

Midterm Exam#1                    20%

Midterm Exam #2                   25%

Final Exam                              25% 

Quiz                                         Extra Credit: 10 pts

 

The dates of the Midterm exam will be announced in class at least two weeks before the exam, and will depend on the course progress.

 

Lecture 1 - Coordinate Systems and Vectors (Chapter 1 and 2 in the textbook)

 

   Lecture Note: Page 1 - Page 14

 

Assignment: Read and work on the examples in Chpater 1 and Chapter 2. Don't need to submit this Assignment.

 

Lecture 2: examples in Chapter 1 and Chapter 2

 

 

Chapter 3 - Vector Calculus

 

Assignment: Read and do all the examples and practice exercise in Chapter 3. Don't need to submit this Assignment.

 

  Lecture Note: Page 15 - Page 30

 

Chapter 4 Electrostatic Fields

 

 Lecture Note: Page 31 -

 

Homework #1: 4.1, 4.7, 4.9, 4.15 and 4.17. It is due on 09/17/2014

 

Lecture Note: Page 31 - Page 40

 

Lecture Note: Page 41 - Page 50

 

 

 

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