Capital University of Science & Technology

Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (EE3513)


Applied Differential Equation (MT-1043)

Recommended Book(s)

Title: Engineering Electromagnetics

Authors:  William Hayt And Buck

Publisher: McGraw Hill

Ed: 7th

Reference Book(s)


Authors: J. D. Kraus And Carver

Publisher: McGraw Hill

7.7pt'>Ed: 7th


Course Objectives

Electromagnetic Fields and Waves

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO 1: Describe the fundamentals of Electrostatics and magnetostatic. (Level C1)

CLO 2: Identify the characteristics of materials and relate them to electric and magnetic fields. (Level C2)

CLO 3: Demonstrate the theoretical background of Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic wave concepts, regarding propagation characteristics, polarization, reflection. (Level C3)

Course Contents

1.      Review of Vectors and Coordinate Systems
2.      Static Electric Field
  • Coulomb’s law and Electric Field
  • Gauss’ law and Divergence of Electric Flux Density
  • Work, Potential, Potential Gradient and Energy in Electrostatic Field
  • Current and Current Density, Conductor, Dielectrics, Boundary Conditions, Capacitance
  • Laplace’s and Poisson’s Equations
3.      Steady state magnetic Field
  • Steady Magnetic Field
  • Biot-Savart Law
  • Ampere’s Law
  • Curl of H, Stoke’s Theorem
  • Magnetic Boundary Conditions
  • Magnetic Material and Boundary Conditions
  • Magnetic Flux Density
  • Vector Magnetic Potential
  • Inductance
4.      Time varying fields
  • Faraday’s Law
  • Displacement Current Density
  • Maxwell’s Equations in Differential and Integral Form
  • Retarded Potential
5.      Propagation
  • Plane Wave in Free Space
  • Perfect Dielectric
  • Lossy Dielectrics
  • Good Conductors
  • Loss Tangent and Skin Effect
  • Poynting Theorem
  • Power Density
  • Polarization of Plane Wave
 6.      Reflection
  • Reflection from perfect conductors
  • Refection from perfect dielectrics

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes





PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)

PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)




PLO:3 (Design and Development of Solutions)




PLO:4 (Investigation)




PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)




PLO:6 (The Engineer and Society)




PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)




PLO:8 (Ethics)




PLO:9 (Individual and Team Work)




PLO:10 (Communication)




PLO:11 (Project Management)




PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)