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ECE 520: Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems
Fall
2014


Main  Lecture Notes Homework  Contact 


Instructor:
Professor JianMing Jin Office: 5050 Electrical & Computer Eng
Bldg Email: jjin1@illinois.edu Teaching assistant:
Tianjian Lu Office: 5068 Electrical & Computer Eng
Bldg Email: tlu7@illinois.edu Lecture Schedule:
Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00  12:20 pm 3017 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg TA hour
Mondays and
Wednesdays 5:00 – 6:00 pm 5034 Electrical
& Computer Eng Bldg Textbook:
J. M.
Jin, Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields, Hoboken, NJ: Wiley,
2010. References:
1. C. A. Balanis, Advanced
Engineering Electromagnetics, New York: Wiley, 1989. 2. R. F. Harrington, TimeHarmonic Electromagnetic Fields, New York: McGrawHill, 1961. 3. J. A. Kong, Electromagnetic Wave Theory (2nd
Ed.), Cambridge, MA: EMW, 2000. 4. J. A. Stratton, Electromagnetic Theory, New York: McGrawHill,
1941. Course Overview:
Field
equations: definitions
of field vectors: E, B, D and H. Lorentz force relation; electrical
and magnetic polarizations and constitutive parameters; electric and magnetic currents
and conductivity parameters; boundary conditions at the interface between two media
and across surface currents; poynting theorem in
real and complex forms and energy
relations; complex permittivity and permeability Electromagnetic
principles and theorems:
Uniqueness theorem, reciprocity theory, image
theory, equivalence principles, induction theorem, physical optics Plane
wave in homogeneous media:
reduction to vector Helmholtz equation; separation of
variables; uniform and nonuniform plane waves; wave
impedance; reflection and refraction
at oblique incidence; fields of infinite current sheets; polarization
properties of waves,
scattering by cylinders and spheres Fields
in waveguides:
dispersion; phase, group and energy velocities; attenuation; resonant
cavity; inhomogeneously filled waveguides; waveguide
excitations Antennas: dipoles; radiation patterns;
approximate analysis of some antennas Prerequisite:
Introductory knowledge of electromagnetic fields and waves at the level of ECE 450 and ECE452. 

Aug
2014: ECE520 
