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Fall 2009-2010
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:
David K. Cheng, Fundamentals of Engineering Electromagnetics
I.D. Kraus and D. A. Fleisch, Electromagnetics with Applications
N.N. Rao, Elements of Engineering Electromagnetics
S. Ramo, J. Winnery, and T. VanDozer, Fields and Waves in Communication Electronics
E. Hecht, Optics
See instructor for complete list

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

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Take Home Final Exam - 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
21133 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm M W   Friend Center   008   Enrolled:15 Limit:20