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EECS 230: Electromagnetics I

Instructor: Professor Anthony Grbic

EECS 230 is an introductory electromagnetic/optics course. It covers transmission lines, electrostatics, magnetostatics, and touches upon time-varying fields. Students learn the fundamentals of wave propagation and high speed interconnect modeling through transmission-line analysis. Electrostatics and magnetostatics cover the underlying principles behind common electrical/electronics systems such as energy storage (eg. capacitor banks) and data storage (eg. magnetic recording) devices, and flat panel LCD displays. The study of time-varying fields explains the operation of wireless energy transfer (witricity), motors (electric drive transportation) and generators (eg. wind turbines and regenerative braking systems).

Lab 1: Acoustic Waves
Lab 2: Transmission Line Basics
Lab 3: Fault Location Measurements
Lab 4: The Smith Chart
Lab 5: Measurements Of Fundamental Quantities

Additional Information
Please see the EECS 230 Course Website for more information.

Fawwaz T. Ulaby, Eric Michielssen, Umberto Ravaioli,Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics (6th Edition). Pearson Prentice Hall, USA, 2010.

Chapter 1: Introduction: Waves and Phasors
Chapter 2: Transmission Lines
Chapter 3: Vector Analysis
Chapter 4: Electrostatics
Chapter 5: Magnetostatics
Chapter 6: Maxwell's Equations for Time-Varying Fields