ABET Course Objectives and Outcomes Form 
Course number and title:  EE1 Electrical Engineering Physics I  
Credits:  4  
Instructor(s)incharge:  C. Joshi  (joshi@ee.ucla.edu)  
Y. E. Wang  (ywang@ee.ucla.edu)  
Course type:  Lecture  
Required or Elective:  Required.  
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Grading Policy:  15% Quizzes,40% Midterms, 44% Final, and 1% Course Eval.3 Quizzes, 2 Midterms, and 1 Final.  
Course Prerequisites:  Math 32A, 32B, and Physics 1A, 1B  
Catalog Description:  Introduction to modern physics and electromagnetism with engineering orientation. Emphasis on mathematical tools necessary to express and solve Maxwell equations. Relation of these concepts to waves propagating in free space, including dielectrics and optical systems.  
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Will this course involve computer assignments? NO  Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? YES 
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:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following :: 
Specific Course Outcomes  Program Outcomes  
1.  Express the static electric and steady magnetic fields in terms of vector notation.  a  
2.  Calculate the electric field generated by discrete, line, surface and volume charge distributions by using Coulombï¿½s law.  a  
3.  Understand the relationship between the electric field and the electric flux density.  a  
4.  Use Gaussï¿½ law to find electric field from symmetric charge distributions.  a  
5.  Understand the use of divergence theorem to relate the electric flux density and charge density.  a  
6.  Understand the relationship between the electric field and the potential difference.  a  
7.  Calculate the electric field potential due to discrete , line, surface and volume charge distributions.  a  
8.  Calculate static capacitance of for simple conducting systems.  a  
9.  Understand the relationship between steady current elements and the magnetic field.  a  
10.  Understand the similarity and difference between BioSavart law and Coulombï¿½s law.  a  
11.  Understand the relationship between the magnetic field and magnetic flux.  a  
12.  Use Faradayï¿½s law to calculate induced electric field from a time varying magnetic field in a simple geometry.  a  
13.  Calculate inductance in simple conductor systems.  a  
14.  Understand the meaning of displacement current and its relationship to electric field.  a  
15.  Understand Maxwellï¿½s equations in differential and integral form.  a  
16.  Understand time harmonic Maxwellï¿½s equations.  a  
17.  Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class.  a i  
18.  Opportunities to interact weekly with the instructor and the teaching assistant(s) during regular office hours and discussion sections in order to further the students' learning experience and the students' interest in the material.  i 
Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes  
(a)  ¤  Express the static electric and steady magnetic fields in terms of vector notation.  
¤  Calculate the electric field generated by discrete, line, surface and volume charge distributions by using Coulombï¿½s law.  
¤  Understand the relationship between the electric field and the electric flux density.  
¤  Use Gaussï¿½ law to find electric field from symmetric charge distributions.  
¤  Understand the use of divergence theorem to relate the electric flux density and charge density.  
¤  Understand the relationship between the electric field and the potential difference.  
¤  Calculate the electric field potential due to discrete , line, surface and volume charge distributions.  
¤  Calculate static capacitance of for simple conducting systems.  
¤  Understand the relationship between steady current elements and the magnetic field.  
¤  Understand the similarity and difference between BioSavart law and Coulombï¿½s law.  
¤  Understand the relationship between the magnetic field and magnetic flux.  
¤  Use Faradayï¿½s law to calculate induced electric field from a time varying magnetic field in a simple geometry.  
¤  Calculate inductance in simple conductor systems.  
¤  Understand the meaning of displacement current and its relationship to electric field.  
¤  Understand Maxwellï¿½s equations in differential and integral form.  
¤  Understand time harmonic Maxwellï¿½s equations.  
¤  Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class.  
(i)  ¤  Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class.  
¤  Opportunities to interact weekly with the instructor and the teaching assistant(s) during regular office hours and discussion sections in order to further the students' learning experience and the students' interest in the material.  
:: Last modified: February 2013 by J. Lin :: 