E E 512
Advanced Electromagnetic Field
Iowa State University
This course is also offered through Engineering
Time and Place: 1344 Howe Hall, Tuesday & Thursday, 2:10-3:30pm
Instructor: Jiming Song
Office Hours: Coover 2130, Tuesday
and Thursday, 1-2pm
Cr. 3. F. Prereq: E E 311
of static electric and magnetic fields. Maxwell's equations. Circuit concepts
and impedance elements. Propagation and reflection of plane waves in isotropic
media. Guided electromagnetic wave. Characteristics of common waveguides and
transmission lines. Propagation in anisotropic media. Special theorems and
concepts. Radiation and scattering.
Maxwell equations from integral form to differential form and the boundary
the phasor form, calculate Poynting power flow
vector, confirm the energy/power conservation
polarizations: linear, circular, and ecliptic, find polarization status
for given plane waves
approaches for transmission lines to solve wave propagation in
waves propagating in plasma, uniaxial medium, and metamaterials
vector and scalar potentials and find them
the far field condition. Given electric sources such as dipole, loops, and
apertures, find the far field
Huygens principle and equivalent sources to find approximated solutions
for simple objects
dimensions of rectangular and circular waveguides, find the cut-off
frequency, propagation constant, and wave impedance. For cavities, find resonant
the radar cross section (RCS), find the scattering from circular cylinder
and sphere, and high frequency and low frequency limits
Textbook, References, and
C. A. Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, John Wiley and Sons,
2nd Edition, 2012, (ISBN 978-0-470-58948-9), 1st
,1989. (ISBN 0-471-62194-3)
Jin, Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields, John Wiley and
Sons, 2010. (ISBN-10:
0470533595; ISBN -13:
- J. A.
Kong, Electromagnetic Wave Theory, John Wiley and Sons, 1990.
- R. F.
Harrington, Time Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields, McGraw Hill., 1961 &
- R. E.
Collin, Field Theory of Guides Waves, IEEE Press, 1991.
- J. D.
Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics, John Wiley and Sons, 1962.
Homework: Homework assignments
will be given every Thursday and are due exactly a week later for on-campus
students. The off-campus students have 5 more days.
There are two project assignments.
The last homework assignment and the second project
are due in the last class (dead week).
- Introduction and review
of vector analysis, Maxwell's, boundary conditions, and constitutive
- Wave equation and its
solutions in homogeneous medium.
- Wave propagation and
- Reflection and
transmission in multilayered media.
- Waves in plasma,
anisotropic media, and waves generated by current sheet.
- Vector and scalar
potentials and construction of solutions.
- Huygens principle,
equivalent sources, duality, reciprocity.
- Waveguides and cavities
(rectangular cross sections).
- Waveguides and cavities
(cylindrical cross sections).
- Radiation and
Final Grade Breakdown:
Projects --------------- 25%
- Mid-term Exam ----- 20%
Final Exam ----------- 30%
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