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Course number and title: EE101 Engineering Electromagnetics
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: A. Ozcan (ozcan@ee.ucla.edu)
  B. Williams (bwilliam@ee.ucla.edu)
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: Required.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week. Meets twice weekly.
Dicussion: 1 hr/discussion section. Multiple discussion sections offered per quarter.
Outside Study: 7 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week by instructor. 2 hrs/week by each teaching assistant.
 
Course Assessment:
Homework: 7 assignments
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
 
Grading Policy: Typically 25% homework, 30% midterm, 45% final.
Course Prerequisites: EE 1 or Physics 1C, Mathematics 32A and 32B, or 33A and 33B.
Catalog Description: Electromagnetic field concepts, waves and phasors, transmission lines and Smith chart, transient responses, vector analysis, introduction to Maxwell equations, static and quasi-static electric and magnetic fields.  
Textbook and any related course material:
¤ F. T. Ulaby, Applied Electromagnetics, Media Edition, Prentice Hall, NJ, 2004.
 
Course Website
Topics covered in the course and level of coverage:
¤ Waves and phasors. 4 hrs.
¤ Transmission line theory. 6 hrs.
¤ Smith chart. 4 hrs.
¤ Impedance matching. 2 hrs.
¤ Vector calculus and Maxwell�s equations in differential form. 4 hrs.
¤ Maxwell�s equations for time-varying fields, boundary conditions. 4 hrs.
¤ Electrostatics and magnetostatics. 4 hrs.
¤ Plane wave propagation. 4 hrs.
¤ Reflection and transmission. 4 hrs.
¤ Radiation and antennas. 4 hrs.
Course objectives and their relation to the Program Educational Objectives:  
Contribution of the course to the Professional Component:
Engineering Topics: 0 %
General Education: 0 %
Mathematics & Basic Sciences: 0 %
Expected level of proficiency from students entering the course:
Mathematics: Strong
Physics: Strong
Chemistry: Not Applicable
Technical writing: Not Applicable
Computer Programming: Some
Material available to students and department at end of course:
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Course Objectives and Outcomes Form: X X X X
Lecture notes, homework assignments, and solutions: X X X X
Samples of homework solutions from 2 students: X
Samples of exam solutions from 2 students: X
Course performance form from student surveys: X X
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? YES

  Level of contribution of course to Program Outcomes
(a) Strong  
(c) Some  
(d) Average  
(i) Average  
(k) Some  
(m) Average  
(n) Strong  
Strong: (a) (n)
Average: (d) (i) (m)
Some: (c) (k)

:: Upon completion of this course, students will have had an opportunity to learn about the following ::
  Specific Course Outcomes Program Outcomes
1. Understand the basic properties of transmission lines;analyze electromagnetic wave propagation in generic transmission line geometries. a d
2. Use Smith chart to design transmission lines; find reflection coefficient for a given impedance and conversely, find impedance for a given reflection coefficient. a k
3. Design simple impedance matching transmission line sections. c k
4. Understand the meaning of divergence and curl; be able to calculate line integrals, surface and volume integrals. a m n
5. Use Gauss� Law, Coulomb�s law and Poisson�s Eq to find fields and potentials for a variety of situations including charge distributions and capacitors. a m n
6. Use numerical methods to solve for electric fields from charge distributions and conducting boundaries. a k n
7. Understand the behavior of magnetic and electric fields in the presence of dielectric and magnetic materials; appreciate how to simply modify expressions for capacitance and inductance from free space expressions. a m n
8. Understand the behavior of magnetic and electric fields in the presence of dielectric and magnetic materials. a
9. Understand Maxwell�s Equations for time-harmonic fields and the boundary conditions across media boundaries. a d
10. Derive and solve basic 1-D electromagnetic wave equations. a n
11. Understand the distribution of electromagnetic fields within various transmission line geometries. a
12. Analyze electromagnetic wave propagation and attenuation in various medium and propagation through boundaries between media. a c
13. Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. a i
14. 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) ¤  Understand the basic properties of transmission lines;analyze electromagnetic wave propagation in generic transmission line geometries.  
¤  Use Smith chart to design transmission lines; find reflection coefficient for a given impedance and conversely, find impedance for a given reflection coefficient.  
¤  Understand the meaning of divergence and curl; be able to calculate line integrals, surface and volume integrals.  
¤  Use Gauss� Law, Coulomb�s law and Poisson�s Eq to find fields and potentials for a variety of situations including charge distributions and capacitors.  
¤  Use numerical methods to solve for electric fields from charge distributions and conducting boundaries.  
¤  Understand the behavior of magnetic and electric fields in the presence of dielectric and magnetic materials; appreciate how to simply modify expressions for capacitance and inductance from free space expressions.  
¤  Understand the behavior of magnetic and electric fields in the presence of dielectric and magnetic materials.  
¤  Understand Maxwell�s Equations for time-harmonic fields and the boundary conditions across media boundaries.  
¤  Derive and solve basic 1-D electromagnetic wave equations.  
¤  Understand the distribution of electromagnetic fields within various transmission line geometries.  
¤  Analyze electromagnetic wave propagation and attenuation in various medium and propagation through boundaries between media.  
¤  Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class.  
(c) ¤  Design simple impedance matching transmission line sections.  
¤  Analyze electromagnetic wave propagation and attenuation in various medium and propagation through boundaries between media.  
(d) ¤  Understand the basic properties of transmission lines;analyze electromagnetic wave propagation in generic transmission line geometries.  
¤  Understand Maxwell�s Equations for time-harmonic fields and the boundary conditions across media boundaries.  
(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.  
(k) ¤  Use Smith chart to design transmission lines; find reflection coefficient for a given impedance and conversely, find impedance for a given reflection coefficient.  
¤  Design simple impedance matching transmission line sections.  
¤  Use numerical methods to solve for electric fields from charge distributions and conducting boundaries.  
(m) ¤  Understand the meaning of divergence and curl; be able to calculate line integrals, surface and volume integrals.  
¤  Use Gauss� Law, Coulomb�s law and Poisson�s Eq to find fields and potentials for a variety of situations including charge distributions and capacitors.  
¤  Understand the behavior of magnetic and electric fields in the presence of dielectric and magnetic materials; appreciate how to simply modify expressions for capacitance and inductance from free space expressions.  
(n) ¤  Understand the meaning of divergence and curl; be able to calculate line integrals, surface and volume integrals.  
¤  Use Gauss� Law, Coulomb�s law and Poisson�s Eq to find fields and potentials for a variety of situations including charge distributions and capacitors.  
¤  Use numerical methods to solve for electric fields from charge distributions and conducting boundaries.  
¤  Understand the behavior of magnetic and electric fields in the presence of dielectric and magnetic materials; appreciate how to simply modify expressions for capacitance and inductance from free space expressions.  
¤  Derive and solve basic 1-D electromagnetic wave equations.  

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