INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
20162017
SYLLABUS 
Code 
Name 
Level 
Year 
Semester 
EEE 203 
Electromagnetic Field Theory 
Undergraduate 
2 
Fall 
Status 
Number of ECTS Credits 
Class Hours Per Week 
Total Hours Per Semester 
Language 
Compulsory 
4 
2 + 2 
86 
English 
This is an introductory course in engineering electromagnetism. 
COURSE OBJECTIVE 
This course aims to introduce the students to the fundamental physical concepts of charges and the interaction between charges and currents. These concepts are electrostatics, magnetostatics and timeharmonic electromagnetism. 
COURSE CONTENT 
 Mathematical remarks, Introduction to vector calculus, coordinate systems
 Multivariable calculus, Parametric presentation of curves
 Differential operators, gradient, divergence, and curl, Gauss and Stokes theorems
 Electrical charge and electrical effect. Introduction to static electric fields
 Electrostatic fields in free space, Coulomb’s law, field lines
 Electrostatic potential, potential energy and work, superposition principle
 Gauss and Poisson laws, Laplace equation, electrostatic fields in materials
 Midterm
 Electrostatic field in an inhomogeneous space and boundary conditions. Polarization concept, dielectrics and conductors.
 Image theory, capacitance, electrostatic energy density.
 Magnetostatic field in free space. Lorentz force and BiotSavart law. Current filament. Ohm’s law.
 Circulation of the magnetic field, Amperé law. Vector potential
 Boundary conditions of magnetostatic. Magnetostatic in materials. Magnetic circuits. Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law.
 Introduction to electrodynamics.
 Revision

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN 
 Vector Algebra, Differential Calculus
 Integral Calculus, Curvilinear Coordinates
 The Dirac Delta Function, The Theory of Vector Fields
 The Electric Field, Divergence and Curl of Electrostatic Fields
 Electric Potential, Work and Energy in Electrostatics
 Conductors, The Method of Images
 General Review

 Midterm Week
 Polarization, The Field of a Polarized Object
 The Electric Displacement, Linear Dielectrics
 The Lorentz Force Law, The BiotSavart Law
 The Divergence and Curl of B, Magnetic Vector Potential
 Magnetization, The Field of a Magnetized Object
 The Auxiliary Field H, Linear and Nonlinear Media
 General Review

Description 
 Interactive Lectures
 Practical Sessions
 Excersises
 Presentation
 Discussions and group work
 Problem solving
 Assignments

Description (%) 
Quiz   10  Homework   10  Midterm Exam(s)   30  Final Exam  1  50 

Learning outcomes 
 To understand the use of vector analysis
 Ability to use vector analysis in understanding fundamental postulates and laws of electrostatics and magnetostatics
 Ability to determine the electric field intensity using the related postulates and laws
 To understand the relation between electric field intensity and electric flux density
 Ability to understand the steady electric currents and the related laws
 Ability to determine the magnetic flux density using the related postulates and laws
 To understand the relation between magnetic field intensity and magnetic flux density
 Ability to understand the coupling of electric and magnetic fields in a timevarying situation and the related postulates and laws

TEXTBOOK(S) 
 Introduction to Electrodynamics, David J. Griffiths (3rd Edition)

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD 
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)  14  2  28  Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week)  14  2  28  Midterm Examination (1 week)  1  2  2  Final Examination(1 week)  1  2  2  Preparation for Midterm Examination  1  8  8  Preparation for Final Examination  1  8  8  Assignment / Homework/ Project  2  4  8  Seminar / Presentation  1  2  2 

