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2016-2017 Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science Calendar-ARCHIVED 
    
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ELEC 280 Fundamentals of Electromagnetics W | 3.75


Lecture: 3
Lab: 0.25
Tutorial: 0.5
A study of the fundamental aspects of electromagnetic fields. The following topics are covered: the Maxwell’s equations and the 3-dimentional wave equation for transmission lines; vector analysis, including orthogonal coordinate systems, and the calculus of field quantities; electrostatic fields including the concepts of electric potential, capacitance, and current and current density; magnetostatic fields including inductance; time-varying fields and the complete form of Maxwell’s equations; basic transmission line phenomena including steady-state sinusoidal behaviour and standing waves, transient performance and impedance matching.

Academic Units:
Mathematics 10
Natural Sciences 27
Complementary Studies 0
Engineering Science 18
Engineering Design 0

PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 112 , APSC 171 , APSC 172 , APSC 174  



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