Spring 2014
ECE 329: Fields and Waves I
LECTURES
Section 
Time 
Room 
Instructor 
Email 
Office Location 
B 
9:00 AM 
106B1 EH 
ZhiPei Liang 
zliang 
4257 Beckman 
X 
12:00 PM 
112 Transp. Bldg. 
Lara Waldrop 
lwaldrop 
306 CSL 
E 
1:00 PM 
106B1 EH 
Peter Dragic 
pdragic 
310 CSL 
F 
2:00 PM 
106B1 EH 
Songbin Gong 
songbin 
2264 MNTL 
TEACHING ASSISTANTS: Xu Chen (xuchen1), Di Fan (difan2), Sartaj Grewal (grewal2), and Justin Postma (postma2)
OFFICE HOURS:

Monday: 10:3011:30 AM (4257 Beckman), 35 PM (325 CSL)

Tuesday: 11 AM  1 PM (325 CSL), 34 PM (325 CSL)

Wednesday: 45 PM (2264 MNTL)

Thursday: 11 AM  noon (368 EVRT), 34 PM (368 EVRT)
COURSE DIRECTOR: E. Kudeki, 153 EL and 302 CSL
SUGGESTED TEXT: "Fundamentals of Electromagnetics for Electrical and Computer Engineering", by N. N. Rao, PrenticeHall, 2009. This text and others are on reserve at Grainger Engineering Library.
READING AND COURSE OUTLINE: Specified in Course Calendar. Each lecture on the schedule links to daily course notes.
SUPPLEMENTARY COURSE MATERIAL: review of vector calculus  list of vector identities  TEM wave propagation movies  timedomain TL waves  Smith Chart intro  Smith Chart Tool  Smith chart  Impedance matching  Summer 2012 lectures by E Kudeki
HOMEWORK: Will be assigned on Tuesday via links to PDF files below and collected on the following Tuesday from the ECE 329 dropbox located in the basement of Everitt Lab across from room 60. Completed assignments should be dropped in the box by 5 PM on the due dates. The assignments and their solutions will be posted below in PDF format. No late homework will be accepted (except when special permission is granted by your instructor before the due date).
WEEKLY REVIEW SESSION: Will be held on Monday evenings from 78 PM in 112 Transportation. The sessions will solve numerical and conceptual problems. Unsolved problems to be covered each week will be posted below during the weekend before the session and the solved problems will be posted each Tuesday morning.
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EXAMS: Three midsemester exams and the final exam are scheduled as follows:
All midterms will be held from 78:15 PM. Conflict midterm exams will be scheduled at 5:30 p.m. on exam dates. If you have any special circumstances or feel you have a conflict with any exam(s), see your instructor to make arrangements.
EXAM REVIEW SESSION: Three exam review sessions are scheduled as follows:
GRADING POLICY:
Homework and Class Participation 
15% of total 
Midsemester Exams 
60% of total 
Final Exam 
25% of total 
