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: email@example.com
Office Hours: Friday 1:20 pm - 3:20 pm; other times by appointment.
SYLLABUS FALL 2014
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
"Introduction to Electrodynamics" by David J. Griffiths, 3rd Edition, Benjamin Cummings, 1999
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
Midterm Exam#1 20%
Exam #2 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