Module Catalogues

Electromagnetics

Module Title Electromagnetics
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 2.50
Academic Year 2017/18
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

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.