EEE 541: Electromagnetic Fields and Guided Waves
Fall 2017, Professor Constantine A. Balanis


Course information, announcements, problem sets, exams, etc. will be made available as the semester progresses.

This site will be updated throughout the semester.

  LAST UPDATE:  January 9, 2017. See Announcements for information.


 
 

Table of Contents

Syllabus
Announcements and Important Dates
Lectures & Homework and Test Solutions
Homework Sets



Announcements and Important Dates:

Test #1: Thursday, September 14, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS.
1:  Covers material of Chapters 1 and 2.  
2:  Open Class Text Book and Class Website Notes ONLY; anything else is not allowed. For calculations, only handheld calculators; NO laptops (other for website notes) or computer programs.  

Test #2: Thursday, November 2, 2017NO EXCEPTIONS.
1:  Covers material through and including Chapter 5.  
2:  Open Class Text Book and Class Website Notes ONLY; anything else is not allowed. For calculations, only handheld calculators; NO laptops or computer programs.  

Final Exam: Tuesday, December 5, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS.
1:  Covers material through and including Chapter 8 that we have covered. 
2:  Open Class Text Book and Class Website Notes ONLY; anything else is not allowed. For calculations, only handheld calculators; NO laptops or computer programs.  


Homework Sets:

Homework#1: Due: Tuesday, August 29, 2017 ( before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 1.3
2:  Problem 1.4
3:  Problem 1.14
4:  Problem 1.21
5:  Problem 1.36

Homework#2: Due: Tuesday, September 5, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 2.2
2:  Problem 2.5
3:  Problem 2.12
4:  Problem 2.18

Homework#3: Due: Thursday, September 7, 2017(before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 2.20
2:  Problem 2.23
2:  Problem 2.25

Homework#4: Due: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 3.7
2:  Problem 3.10

Homework#5: Due: Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 4.4
2:  Problem 4.6
3:  Problem 4.11

Homework#6: Due: Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 4.13
2:  Problem 4.20
3:  Problem 4.22

Homework#7: Due: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 4.26
2:  Problem 4.34
3:  Problem 4.36. Assume the antenna is placed at the origin of the rectangular coordinate system, and the incident wave is created at the negative z axis and it is traveling along the +z direction.

Homework#8: Due: Thursday, September 28, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 5.4
2:  Problem 5.11

Homework#9: Due: Tuesday, October 3, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 5.22
2:  Problem 5.30
3:  Problem 5.31

Homework#10: Due: Thursday, October 12, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 5.45. Do it analytically; also verify results with the Matlab program Quarterwave_match, which will be sent to you by email.; include also plots.
2:  Problem 2. See attachment that will be sent to you by email.Plot all 3 curves in one figure.
3:  Problem 3. See attachment that will be sent to you by email. Plot all 3 curves in one figure. You can use the Matlab Program Single_Slab, which will be sent to you by email.

Homework#11: Due: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 5.47. Do it analytically. Also verify results using the Matlab computer program Quarterwave_match; include also plots.
2:  Problem 5.50
3:  Problem 5.51 Do it analytically. Also Verify using the Matlab program Polarization_Refl_Trans..

Homework#12: Due: Tuesday, October 31, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Special Problem; sent to students as an attachment to an email.

Homework#13: Due: Thursday, November 9, 2017 (before the beginning of the class).
1:  Problem 6.29
2:  Problem 6.30

Homework#14: Due: Tuesday, November 21, 2017 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Repeat Example 7.4 when the incident electric field is: Ei=-azEoexp{jbeta[x'cos(phii)+y'sin(phii)]}.

Homework#15: Due: Tuesday, November 28, 2107 (before the beginning of class).
1:  Problem 8.1
2:  Problem 8.2
3:  Problem 8.5


 

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