Course Details

ELE244 - Electromagnetics I

2023-2024 Spring term information
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ELE244 - Electromagnetics I
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
Undergraduate 4 0 4 6
Obligation : Must
Prerequisite courses : MAT124
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving
Course objective : Students successfully completing this course is expected to: Understand the concepts of static electromagnetics. Be able to calculate electrostatic field and potential. Be able to calculate capacitance. Be able to calculate magnetostatic field and potential. Be able to calculate inductance. Understand magnetic circuits. Formulate and solve energy, force, and pressure problems.
Learning outcomes : Understand the concepts of static electromagnetics. Calculate electrostatic field, potential and capacitance. Calculate static magnetic field, vector potential and inductance. Solve energy and force problems. Be prepared to follow and understand intermediate electromagnetics courses.
Course content : Review of vector calculus. Electrostatic field, potential. Dielectrics and polarization. Capacitance and capacitors. Electrostatic force, pressure, energy. Steady electric current, static magnetic fields. Magnetic vector potential, magnetic materials and magnetization. Inductance and inductors, reluctance, magnetic circuits. Magnetostatic force, and energy.
References : David K. Cheng, Field and Wave Electromagnetics, Addison Wesley, 1993.
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Vector Calculus.
2 Curvilinear coordinate systems. Line surface, and volume integrals.
3 Divergence, gradient, curl. Related theorems and identities
4 Coulomb's law, charge systems, and distributed charges.
5 Midterm I
6 Gauss's law, potential.
7 Conductors, dielectrics, and static electric field. Polarization and equivalent charge densities.
8 Displacement field, dielectric constant, boundary conditions, capacitance.
9 Electrostatic energy and force.
10 Current density, Ohm's law, continuity equation, Joule's law, and resistance.
11 Midterm II
12 Basic magnetostatic concepts. Magnetic potential, Biot-Savart law.
13 Equivalent currents, magnetic field intensity, permeability.
14 Inductance, inductors, and magnetic circuits. Magnetic energy and force.
15 Preparation for final exam.
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 2 60
Final exam 1 40
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 60
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 40
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 4 56
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 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study Duration) 2 18 36
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 18 18
Total workload 31 45 180
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.
2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.
3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.
4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.
5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.
6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.
7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.
8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.
9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.
10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.
11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.
13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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