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Course number and title: EE260B Advanced Engineering Electrodynamics
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.
Course Assessment:
Homework: 6 assignments.
Exams: 1 midterm and 1 final examination.
Grading Policy: 30% HW, 25% midterm, 44% final, 1% course evaluation
Course Prerequisites: EE101B, EE162A, EE260A
Catalog Description: Advanced treatment of concepts and numerical techniques in electrodynamics and their applications to modern engineering problems. Differential geometry of curves and surfaces. Geometrical optics and geometrical theory of diffraction. Physical optics techniques. Asymptotic techniques and uniform theories. Integral equations in electromagnetics. Numerical techniques based on method of moments.  
Textbook and any related course material:
C. A. Balanis, Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics, Wiley, NY, 2012 (or 1989)
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Geometrical Theory of Diffraction (GTD); differential geometry; geometrical optics; Keller's theory of diffraction; uniform asymptotic techniques.
Integral equations in 3D EM scattering; electric field and magnetic field integral equations.
Numerical techniques for solving integral equations; Method of moments (MoM), basis expansion, computational techniques.
Asymptotic evaluations of integrals in EM.
Will this course involve computer assignments? YES Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

:: Last modified: September 2007 by Y. Rahmat-Samii ::

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