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Fall 2008-2009
ELE 351  

Electromagnetic Field Theory and Optics

Gerard Wysocki

This course should provide the students with a broad and solid background in electromagnetics, including both statics and dynamics, as described by Maxwell's equations. Emphasis will be on basic engineering principles, and applications will be discussed throughout. Examples include cavities, waveguides, antennas, and fiber optic communications.

Sample reading list:
I.D. Kraus and D. A. Fleisch, Electromagnetics with Applications
S. Ramo, J. Winnery, and T. VanDozer, Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics
E. Hecht, Optics

Reading/Writing assignments:
Homework problem sets approximately every 10 days

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Paper in lieu of Final - 50%
Problem set(s) - 20%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
PHY 103 and PHY 104..

Other information:
Text: Fundamentals of Engineering Electromagnetics; David K. Cheng

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20614 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Friend Center   110   Enrolled:7 Limit:20