Electromagnetic I (63270) 
Total Credits  3 
major compulsory 
Prerequisites  P1 : Electrical Circuits I (63211) 
Course Contents 
Electrostatic fields; Potential; Dielectrics; Steady Current; Electrical Materials; Boundary conditions; Magnetostatic Fields; Differential and integral forms of Maxwell’s equations for static and steady fields. 
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO's)  Student Outcomes (SO's)  Contribution 

1  Using vector algebra, vector calculus, and physical principles to solve static and steady field problems  A  45 %  2  Analysis and design of resistors and capacitors and the calculations of associated parameters.  C  10 %  3  Solution of electrostatic and magnetostatic problems (ie: electrostatic and magnetostatic fields). As well as solving for charges, currents, potentials and energy. Also applying boundary conditions.  E  45 % 

Textbook and/ or Refrences 
“Engineering Electromagnetics”, William H. Hayt and John A. Buck; 7th Edition; McGrawHill International Editions, 2006.“Field and Wave Electromagnetics”, David K. Cheng; AddisonWesley Publishing Company; Second Edition 1989. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_field http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magnetic_field 
Assessment Criteria  Percent (%) 

First Exam  20 %  Second Exam  20 %  Quizzes  10 %  Final Exam  50 % 

Course Plan 

Week  Topic 

1,2  Vector Analysis: Scalars & vectors; Vector algebra; The Cartesian coordinate system; Vector components and unit vectors; Vector field; Dot product; Cross product; Cylindrical coordinate system; Spherical coordinate system.  3,4  Electrostatics: Coulomb law; Electric field intensity; Field of several point charges; Field of a continuous charge distribution;  5  Electric flux density; Gauss’s law; Examples for Gauss law;  6,7  Divergence; Maxwell’s first equation; The del operator and the divergence theorem; Energy and Electric field; Line integral; Potential difference and potential; First Exam  8  Solution of first exam; Conservative Field; Potential gradient; Electric Dipole; Electric Energy density.  9  Electrical Materials: Current and current density; Continuity of Current; Metallic conductors;  10  Conductor properties and boundary conditions; Method of images; Breif introduction to superconductors and semiconductors  11  Dielectrics, Boundary conditions for dielectrics; Capacitance Second Exam  12  Poisson’s and Laplace’s equations: Examples of the solution of the one dimensional Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations.  13  Magnetostatic: BiotSuvart law; Amperes law; Curl;  14  Stokes theorem; Magnetic flux and magnetic flux density; Vector and scalar Magnetic potential; Summary of Maxwell’s equations for static and steady fields.  15  General review 
