Electromagnetism 310

Module code EMZ 310
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module introduces transmission lines (wave propagation, lossless line input impedance, power flow), electrostatics (Maxwell’s equations, charge and current distributions, Coulomb's law and Gauss's law, electric potential, electric properties of materials, electric boundary conditions, capacitance, electrostatic potential energy), magnetostatics (Biot-Savart law and Ampère's law, vector magnetic potential, magnetic properties of materials, magnetic boundary conditions, inductance, magnetic energy), time-varying fields (Faraday's law, stationary loop in varying field, moving conductor in static field, moving conductor in varying field, displacement current, electromagnetic boundary conditions, charge-current continuity, electromagnetic potentials), plane-wave propagation (time harmonic fields, wave propagation in lossless media, polarisation, wave propagation in lossy media, power density), and wave reflection and transmission (normal incidence, Snell's law, oblique incidence).

Module credits 16.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites WTW 238 GS, WTW 263 GS, EIR 211/221 GS and admission into relevant programme.
Contact time 1 tutorial per week, 3 lectures per week, 9 hours practical per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1

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