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Course number and title: EE260A Advanced Engineering Electordynamics
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: Y. Rahmat-Samii (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Physical and Wave Electronics Area course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week.
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week.
Course Assessment:
Homework: 7 assignments.
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: Typically, 40% HW, 20% Midterm, 40% Final Exam.
Course Prerequisites: EE161, EE162A
Catalog Description: Advanced treatment of concepts in electrodynamics and their applications to modern engineering problems. Waves in anisotropic, inhomogeneous, and dispersive media. Guided waves in bounded and unbounded regions. Radiation and diffraction, including optical phenomena. Partially coherent waves.  
Textbook and any related course material:
C. A. Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, Wiley, NY, 1989.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Vector Calculus.
The Wave Equation and its Solutions.
Special Functions.
Reflection and Transmission.
Vector Potential Construction.
Electromagnetic Theorems and Principles.
Electromagnetic Scattering.
Green Functions.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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