Course descriptions

Below is a list of all the electrical engineering classes offered. Following each link will take you expanded information about the class.

EE434, Electromagnetic Wave Transmission and Radiation

No: EE 434
Title: Electromagnetic Wave Transmission and Radiation
Credits: 3
Structure/Schedule: Three 50 minute lectures per week
Designation: Required

Prerequisites:
EE 333 (Electricity and Magnetism)

Co-requisites: None

Catalog Description: Reflection and refraction of plane waves at planar interfaces. The propagation characteristics of metallic and dielectric waveguides with particular emphasis on fiber optics. Radiation from linear current elements and planar apertures and arrays of these elements. Analysis of simple communication links.

Topics Covered:
• Normal and oblique incidence reflection and transmission at interfaces
• Waveguides
• Antennas and antenna arrays

Textbook: (Required) Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Magdy F. Iskander, Waveland Press, 2000

Computer usage: None

Past course web sites:
Spring 2010
Spring 2009
Spring 2008