Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 3
Target Students: BEng and MEng students and those planning a career in high frequency engineering Available to JYA/Erasmus students.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Prerequisites: Basic university level mathematics. Background knowledge of electromagnetic fields. The ability to solve and understand second order differential equations. Vector calculus.
Summary of Content: This module presents and develops the basic analytical, computational and experimental tools used in the study of electromagnetic fields and waves at high frequency. Topics covered include waves on transmission lines, Maxwell's equations and plane electromagnetic wave propagation, power flow, methods for electromagnetic field computation and an introduction to antennas.
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Lecture||11 weeks||1 per week||2 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Exam 1||90||2 hour exam|
|Coursework 1||10||Assessed Coursework/Design Exercise|
Professor T Benson
Education Aims: To present and develop the basic analytical tools used in the study of electromagnetic fields and waves. The module will introduce students to the importance of electromagnetics in a variety of applications and will cover analytic methods for calculating electromagnetic fields, Maxwell's equations, plane electromagnetic wave propagation, power flow, and an introduction to antennas.
By the end of the module, students should be able to;
Offering School: Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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