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Module Code: EEE209
Module Title: Electromagnetics
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
To equip students with the understanding of the nature of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields, its importance to engineering and applications.
Learning outcomes 
Knowledge and Understanding

After successful completion of the module, the student should have:

Familiarity and understanding of electric, magnetic and electromagnetic fields.

Understanding and the use of Maxwell's equations in differential and integral form for engineering applications
An understanding of the process of obtaining numerical solutions of the problems of engineering importance.

An understanding of energy aspects of electromagnetic field.

Intellectual Abilities

Able to think in terms of first principles, formulate mathematical model, and choose appropriate mathematical tools to obtain solutions.

Practical Skills

Solving problems using basic theories and acquiring related measurement skills through another module, entitled "Experimental skills and Labs III".

General Transferable Skills On successful completion of the module, students should be able to show experience and enhancement of the following key skills:

Independent learning

Problem solving and design skills
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures, tutorials and supervised laboratory sessions.
Revision of Vector Calculus:Introduction.

Course syllabus, textbooks and assessment.

Scalar and vectors: notation.

Dot and cross product. Line, Surface and Volume integrals.

Maxwell’s Equations I :Coulomb's law in 3 dimensions. Line charges.

Electric potential V and its gradient E.

Streamlines and equipotentials: multi-conductor transmission lines.

Electric flux density, surface and volume charge.

Gauss’s Law. Divergence. Capacitance and Dielectrics.

Numerical methods for solving static field problems.

Application case study: potential and field determination for a QMS.

Maxwell’s Equations II:Conductors: current continuity and density.

Magnetic fields due to electric currents: Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law.

Magnetic flux and flux density. Gauss's law for magnetic fields. Lorentz force (motor equation).

Inductors and inductance. Changing magnetic fields and Faraday's law.

Electromagnetic Waves:EM Wave equation. Impedance.

Waves on lines and in space. Poynting vector. Application case study: the microstrip transmission line.

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 14     6  6    49  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Formal Exam 70.00
2 Assingment 20.00
3 Mid-Term Test 10.00

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