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Course Detail

Course Name Applied Electromagnetics
Course Code 15ECE201
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Semester Three
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Static Electric Fields: Co-ordinate systems – Review – Line integral – Surface integral – Gradient – Divergence – Curl-Stoke’s theorem – Divergence theorem – Helmholtz theorem – Electrostatics – Postulates – Coulomb’s law – Gauss law – Electric potential – Behaviour of conductors and dielectric in static fields – Dielectric constant – Poisson’s and Laplace equation.

Unit 2

Steady currents and magnetic fields: Current density – Point form of Ohm’s law – Continuity equation – Lorentz force – Magneto statics – Postulates – Magnetic vector potential – Biot-Savart law – Relative permeability – Hall effect

Unit 3

Electromagnetic Fields: Faraday’s law of Induction – Maxwell’s equations – Differential and Integral Forms – Boundary Conditions for electromagnetic fields – Wave equation – Time harmonic electromagnetic fields.

Text Books

  1. David K. Cheng, “Field and Wave Electromagnetics”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2002.


  • Clayton R. Paul, Keith W. Whites, Syed A. Nasar, “Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields”, Tata McGraw-Hill Education Private Limited, Third Edition (Fifth Reprint), 2009.
  • Kraus, Fleisch, “Electromagnetics with Applications”, Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited, Fifth Edition, 2004.

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