GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 

Fall 2014        ECE 305:  Electromagnetic Theory

 

Time and location:  Monday and Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm, Music Theater Building 1006

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

Office Hours:  Friday 1:20 pm - 3:20 pm; other times by appointment. 

 

SYLLABUS FALL 2014

 

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

 

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                              25%

Quiz                                         15%

Midterm Exam#1                    20%

Midterm Exam #2                   20%

Final Exam                              20% 

 

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 10

 

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 11 - Page 23