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*Magdy F. Iskander*, Electromagnetic Fields and Waves, Waveland Press Inc, 2000. ISBN 1-57766-115-X.

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# | Date | Sections | Topic | Due | |

1 | Wed Aug 26 | -- | Course planning | -- | |

Historical introduction | |||||

2 | Fri Aug 28 | Wikipedia | History of electromagnetism | -- | |

Deriving the laws of electromagnetism | |||||

3 | Mon Aug 31 | 1.6.1-1.6.2 | Coulomb's law, vector fields, electric fields | -- | |

4 | Wed Sep 2 | 1.6.3-1.6.5 | Magnetic fields, Biot savart's law, Lorentz force | -- | |

5 | Fri Sep 4 | 1.8-1.8.2 | Gauss' laws for electric and magnetic fields | HW 1: 1.14, 1.15, 1.21solution | |

-- | Mon Sep 7 | ||||

6 | Wed Sep 9 | 1.8.3-1.8.4 monopoles | Faraday's law and Ampere's law | -- | |

7 | Fri Sep 11 | 1.9-1.10 | Maxwell's equations in integral form | -- | |

Differential form of Maxwell's equations | |||||

8 | Mon Sep 14 | 2.4-2.6 | Divergence theorem and Gauss' laws | HW 2: 1.26, 1.31, 1.34solution | |

9 | Wed Sep 16 | 2.7-2.11 | Stokes theorem and Faraday and Ampere's laws | -- | |

10 | Fri Sep 18 | 2.12-2.15 | Wave propagation in free space, wave polarization | -- | |

Material regions | |||||

11 | Mon Sep 21 | 3.1-3.3 | Conductivity, Ohm's law | HW 3: 2.21, 2.23, 2.34 (keep copy for Exam 1 prep)solution | |

12 | Wed Sep 23 | -- | -- | ||

13 | Fri Sep 25 | 3.4-3.5 | Electric polarization, dielectrics, P and D | -- | |

14 | Mon Sep 28 | 3.6-3.7 | Magnetization, magnetic materials, M and H | HW 4: 1.37, 1.47, 2.26, 2.35solution | |

15 | Wed Sep 30 | 3.8 | Maxwell's equations in materials | -- | |

16 | Fri Oct 2 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

17 | Mon Oct 5 | 3.9-3.10 | Boundary conditions on D, B, E, and H | HW 5: 2.17, 2.19, 3.1, 3.2solution | |

18 | Wed Oct 7 | 3.11 | Waves in conducting materials | -- | |

19 | Fri Oct 9 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

20 | Mon Oct 12 | 3.12 | Poynting theorem, wave power | HW 6: 3.8, 3.9, 3.15 (part b only), 3.17solution | |

Static electric fields | |||||

21 | Wed Oct 14 | 4.1-4.4 | Electric potential and relationship to static electric fields | -- | |

22 | Fri Oct 16 | 4.5 | Capacitance | -- | |

23 | Mon Oct 19 | 4.6 | Electrostatic energy | HW 7: 4.4, 4.5solution | |

24 | Wed Oct 21 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

-- | Fri Oct 23 | ||||

25 | Mon Oct 26 | -- | HW 8 | ||

26 | Wed Oct 28 | 4.7 | Poisson's equation | -- | |

27 | Fri Oct 30 | 4.8 | Numerical solution of Poisson's equation | -- | |

Static magnetic fields | |||||

28 | Mon Nov 2 | 4.10 | Magnetic vector potential | HW 9: 4.10, 4.11, 4.12solution | |

29 | Wed Nov 4 | 4.12 | Inductance | -- | |

30 | Fri Nov 6 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

31 | Mon Nov 9 | 4.13 | Magnetic energy | HW 10: assignment | |

Transmission lines | |||||

32 | Wed Nov 11 | 7.1-7.3 | Transmission line equations, characteristic impedance | -- | |

33 | Fri Nov 13 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

34 | Mon Nov 16 | -- | HW 11: 4.24, 4.25, 4.29, 7.2solution | ||

35 | Wed Nov 18 | 7.4-7.6 | Voltage reflection | -- | |

36 | Fri Nov 20 | 7.7 | Tandem connection of transmission lines | -- | |

37 | Mon Nov 23 | 7.8-7.9 | Pulse propagation | HW 12: 7.4, 7.5, 7.6solution | |

38 | Wed Nov 25 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

-- | Fri Nov 27 | ||||

39 | Mon Nov 30 | 7.10-7.11 | Sine waves on transmission lines, and their reflection coefficients | -- | |

40 | Wed Dec 2 | 7.12 | Smith Chart | -- | |

41 | Fri Dec 4 | 7.13-7.14 | Impedance matching | HW 13: 7.12, 7.17 solution | |

42 | Mon Dec 7 | 7.15-7.16 | Voltage standing wave ratio | -- | |

43 | Wed Dec 9 | -- | Review/Discussion | -- | |

44 | Fri Dec 11 | -- | -- |