Course Details

ELE 345 Electromagnetics II
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is open this term
Section: 21
Supervisor(s):Dr. Özlem Özgün
OnlineMonday11:00 - 13:45

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

Course definition tables are extracted from the ECTS Course Catalog web site of Hacettepe University ( in real-time and displayed here. Please check the appropriate page on the original site against any technical problems. Course data last updated on 24/05/2022.


Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
ELECTROMAGNETICS II ELE345 5th Semester 3 0 3 5
Prerequisite(s)ELE244 Electromagnetics I
Course languageEnglish
Course typeMust 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objectiveStudents successfully completing this course is expected to: Understand the concepts of quasi-static electromagnetics. Know Maxwell equations and use boundary conditions. Understand wave propagation. Solve reflection and refraction problems. Be able to calculate average and instantaneous power flow. Understand basic transmission lines and antennas concepts. Formulate and solve energy, force, and pressure problems.  
Learning outcomes
  1. Understand the concepts of quasi-static electromagnetics.
  2. Know Maxwell equations and boundary conditions.
  3. Be able to calculate wave propagation in different media with boundaries.
  4. Be able to calculate electromagnetic power flow.
  5. Understand basic transmission lines and antennas concepts.
Course Content Quasi-static fields and induction.
Time-varying fields.
Maxwell equations and boundary conditions.
Potential functions.
Wave equations and their solutions.
Plane waves and their propagation in different media.
Flow of electromagnetic power, Poynting vector.
Reflection and refraction of plane waves at plane interfaces.
Introductory transmission line and antenna concepts.
ReferencesDavid K. Cheng, Field and Wave Electromagnetics, Addison Wesley, 1993. 

Course outline weekly

Week 1Faraday law, quasi-static fields
Week 2Time-varying fields, displacement current, potantial functions
Week 3Maxwell equations, boundary conditions, wave equation
Week 4Waves in time and frequency domain, sinusoidal waves
Week 5Plane waves, waves in lossy media, polarization
Week 6Group velocity, Poynting's theorem
Week 7Instantaneous and average power densities
Week 8Midterm exam
Week 9Perpendicular and oblique incidences on a plane conducting boundary
Week 10Perpendicular and oblique incidences on a plane dielectric boundary
Week 11Perpendicular and oblique incidences on a plane dielectric boundary
Week 12Midterm exam
Week 13 Transmission lines, reflection, VSWR, impedance
Week 14Introduction to antennas
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam150
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes050
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes050

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)13565
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment000
Midterms (Study duration)22040
Final Exam (Study duration) 12222
Total Workload3050169

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.     X
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.     X
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.  X  
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.X    
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. X    
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.   X 
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.X    
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.X    
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English. X   
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.X    
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. X   
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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