Course Details

ELE345 - Electromagnetics II

2023-2024 Spring term information
The course is not open this term
ELE345 - Electromagnetics II
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
Undergraduate 3 0 3 5
Obligation : Must
Prerequisite courses : ELE246
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 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 : Understand the concepts of quasi-static electromagnetics. Know Maxwell equations and boundary conditions. Be able to calculate wave propagation in different media with boundaries. Be able to calculate electromagnetic power flow. 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.
References : Fawwaz T. Ulaby, and Umberto Ravaioli, Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics, 8. Ed., Pearson, 2020
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Faraday law, quasi-static fields
2 Time-varying fields, displacement current, potantial functions
3 Maxwell equations, boundary conditions, wave equation
4 Waves in time and frequency domain, sinusoidal waves
5 Plane waves, waves in lossy media, polarization
6 Group velocity, Poynting's theorem
7 Instantaneous and average power densities
8 Midterm exam
9 Perpendicular and oblique incidences on a plane conducting boundary
10 Perpendicular and oblique incidences on a plane dielectric boundary
11 Perpendicular and oblique incidences on a plane dielectric boundary
12 Midterm exam
13 Transmission lines, reflection, VSWR, impedance
14 Introduction to antennas
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 50
Final exam 1 50
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 50
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 50
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.) 13 5 65
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 0 0 0
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study Duration) 2 20 40
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 22 22
Total workload 30 50 169
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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