# Electromagnetics I

## Electromagnetics I

(3–0–3)–3 credits

Vector analysis. Electrostatic fields. Magnetostatic fields. Solution of Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations. Faraday’s law and applications.

Pre-requisites: Phys 103, Math 201 and Math 203

#### Textbook

1. M. Sadiku, "Elements of Electromagnetics," Oxford Univ. Press

#### Reference

1. M. Iskandar, "Electromagnetic fields and Waves," Prentice-Hall
2. C. Jonk, "Engineering Electromagnetic Fields and Waves," John-Wiley
3. K. Siwiak, "Radiowave Propagation and Antennas for Personal Communications," Artech House
4. A. Fuller, "Engineering Electromagnetism," John-Wiley.
5. S. Liao, "Engineering Applications of Electromagnetic Theory," St. Paul West Publishing Company

#### Coordinator

Prof. Mohammed Saleh Al Salameh

#### Course Objectives

1. To Understand the basic principles of electrostatic fields

2. To Understand the basic principles of magnetostatic fields

1. Solve differential equations related to static electromagnetics

1. Apply Faraday’s law for various applications

#### Pre-Requisites by Topic

1.Coordinate systems and vector operations, differential equations, Contour integrals, surface and volume integrals, Concept of electric charge, electric field, magnetic field, electric current, capacitance, inductance, resistance, conductance.

#### Topics

Introduction

1 Hr
Vector analysis, orthogonal coordinate systems 4 Hrs
The Static electric field, Coulomb’s law, electric flux density, Gauss’s law, electrostatic energy, capacitance calculations 8 Hrs
Steady electric currents, resistance calculations 4 Hrs
Solutions of electrostatic problems, Poisson’s and Laplace’s equations. 6 Hrs
Static magnetic fields, Biot Savart’s law, Ampere’s law, scalar and vector magnetic potentials 8 Hrs
Magnetic forces, materials and inductance calculations 5 Hrs
Faraday’s law and applications 5 Hrs

Matlab

2.0 Credits

1.0 Credits