EE 372, Spring 2018
Engineering Electromagnetics II

 Instructor Zhengqing Yun Hawaii Center for Advanced Communications (HCAC) Office: POST 201B Phone: 956-0759 email: zyun@hawaii.edu Time and Location 1/8/18 ~ 5/11/18 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 11:30am - 12:20pm POST 127 Textbooks Required: Iskander, Electromagnetic Fields and waves Optional: Staelin, Morgenthaler, and Kong, Electromagnetic waves Prerequisites EE 371 "Engineering Electromagnetics I" and PHYS 274 "General Physics III" or instructor approval Office Hours 1:30 ~ 2:30pm, Mon/Wed/Frior by appointment Grading Homework: 30% Two midterms: 40% Final exam: 30%

Topics Covered (May vary):
• Introduction
• Brief review of principles of wave motion:
• Transverse Waves
• Longitudinal Waves
• Plane Waves, Cylindrical Waves, Spherical Waves
• Brief review of Maxwell's Equations:
• Faraday's Law, Ampere's Law, Gauss's Law
• Electromagnetic Waves, Field and Energy
• The Electromagnetic Spectrum
• Wave equation and plane wave solution:
• Harmonic wave equation in free space
• Plane wave solution
• Wave front and propagation direction
• Plane wave propagating in arbitrary direction
• Vector property of EM waves:
• TEM waves
• Linear polarization
• Other polarizations
• Maxwell equations without del operator
• Laws of reflection and refraction (transmission):
• Fermat's principle
• Derivation of law of reflection
• Derivation of law of refraction
• Other methods for deriving the laws
• Boundary conditions revisited
• Reflection and transmission coefficients:
• Boundary conditions and polarization
• Reflection coefficients
• Transmission coefficients
• Total reflection and total transmission:
• Total reflection; critical angle
• Total transmission; Brewster angle
• First Midterm Exam
• Total field: incident + reflection on a PEC plane
• Perpendicular polarization
• Parallel polarization
• Standing/propagating waves
• Concept of phase velocity
• Boundary conditions and the uniqueness theorem
• Two-plate waveguide:
• Field expressions: result of multiple reflections
• Concept of modes
• Cut-off frequency
• Second Midterm Exam
• Rectangular waveguide:
• Boundary value problems
• Separation-of-variables solution method
• Possible modes in a rectangular waveguide
• Waveguide wavelength
• Waveguide impedance
• Other boundary value problems:
• Rectangular resonators
• Circular waveguides
• Final Exam