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ELE786 - Spectral Domain Methods in Electromagnetics

2022-2023 Fall term information
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ELE786 - Spectral Domain Methods in Electromagnetics
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
PhD 3 0 3 10
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Question and Answer, Preparing and/or Presenting Reports
Course objective : Basic objective of the course is to present spectral domain technique and give its examples on current electromagnetic design applications.
Learning outcomes : A student completing the course successfully will Learn about spectral domain technique Apply spectral domain method to current electromagnetic design applications.
Course content : Review of basic electromagnetic theory Microwave Integrated Circuits (MIC), basic structures and design Analysis of MICs in spectral domain Obtaining Green?s functions in spectral domain for MICs. Application to microstrip antennas and resonators. Frequency Selective Surface design principles, their analysis in spectral domain Different design applications Electromagnetic design examples using recent materials .
References : 1.Shaykal, D. M., 1990, Spectral Domain Method for Microwave Integrated Circuits, Research Studies Press, U.K.; 2.Christophe Caloz, Tatsuo Itoh, Electromagnetic Metamaterials: Transmission Line Theory and Microwave Applications, John Wiley, 2005.;
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Review of basic electromagnetic theory
2 Spectral Domain Method and Microwave Integrated Circuits (MIC)
3 Full wave analysis in spectral domain
4 Full wave analysis of MICs in spectral domain
5 Full wave analysis of MICs in spectral domain
6 Green's functions in spectral domain
7 Green's functions in spectral domain
8 Application to microstrip antennas and resonators.
9 Frequency Selective Surface design principles
10 Frequency Selective Surface design in spectral domain
11 Frequency Selective Surface design in spectral domain
12 Midterm
13 New materials and their applications to electromagnetic component design (presentations)
14 New materials and their applications to electromagnetic component design (presentations)
15 Final Exam
16 Final Exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 14 3
Laboratory 0 0
Application 14 5
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 4 8
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 1 30
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 1 24
Final exam 1 30
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 70
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 30
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 5 70
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 1 30 30
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 4 6 24
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study duration) 1 24 24
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 38 38
Total workload 35 106 228
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has highest level of knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
2. Has knowledge, skills and and competence to develop novel approaches in science and technology.
3. Follows the scientific literature, and the developments in his/her field, critically analyze, synthesize, interpret and apply them effectively in his/her research.
4. Can independently carry out all stages of a novel research project.
5. Designs, plans and manages novel research projects; can lead multidisiplinary projects.
6. Contributes to the science and technology literature.
7. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral forms effectively; in Turkish or English.
8. Is aware of his/her social responsibilities, evaluates scientific and technological developments with impartiality and ethical responsibility and disseminates them.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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