University Of Limerick



Iowa State Course Substitution

Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

E E 311

Course Info

International Credits: 6.0
Converted Credits: 3.5
Country: Ireland
Language: English
Course Description:
Vector methods: div, grad, curl; line, surface and volume integrals; Electric field E: electric charge, Coulomb¿s law, electric field E, Gauss¿ law, divergence of electric field, the Dirac delta function; Magnetic field: magnetic field B, Biot-Savart law, Ampere¿s law, Lorentz force; Electromagnetic induction: emf, Faraday¿s law, generators and motors; Maxwell¿s equations in vacuum: integral and differential form, monopoles; Energy and potential: energy density in E and B fields, scalar potential V and vector potential A; Dipoles and multipoles: electric dipole p, magnetic dipole m, electric multipoles; Conductors: conductivity, Ohm¿s law, Hall effect; Dielectrics: polarisation P, displacement D, permittivity, electric susceptibility, dielectric constant; Magnetic materials: diamagnets, paramagnets, ferromagnets; magnetic intensity H, magnetisation M, magnetic susceptibility, inductance, transformers; Maxwell¿s equations in matter: Maxwell¿s equations in terms of H and D; Boundary value problems: Poisson¿s equation, Laplace¿s equation, uniqueness theorem, images; Circuits: transients, reactance, power, and impedance.


Evaluation Date:
April 6, 2018
Jaeyoun Kim