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B4B17EAM Electromagnetism
Roles:PO, PZ Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Department:13117 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Škvor Z. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Hazdra P., Škvor Z. Credits:6
Tutors:Hazdra P., Kraček J., Škvor Z. Semester:Z

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Based on theoretical fundamentals such as Maxwell equations, students will acquire insight into electromagnetic effects and ability to solve simple electromagnetic problems. Physical principles are applied to derive basics of circuit theory. Simple linear circuits, lumped as well as distributed, are described and analysed. Field theory application enables to understand basic circuit elements, such as resistors, capacitors, inductors, and transmission lines as well as important effects such as resonance and impedance matching. Exact quantitative description (analysis and/or design) of simple geometries helps to estimate fields and behaviour of more complex ones. Frequency domain and time domain formulations are combined to provide better insight. The course is completed by information on electromagnetic compatibility.

Study targets:

Based on theoretical fundamentals such as Maxwell equations, students will acquire insight into electromagnetic effects and ability to solve simple electromagnetic problems.

Course outlines:

1. Electrostatics, Gauss law, polarization, potential, voltage, capacity, energy, forces
2. Stationary current, Joule's AND Ohm's Law, continuity equations.
3. Kirchoff's law, Thevenin and Norton theorems, analysis of linear resistive circuits
4. Stationary magnetic field, Ampere's and Biot-Savart Law, inductance, energy, forces.
5. Quasi-Stationary magnetic field, magnetic circuits, Faraday inductance law.
6. Non-stationary electromagnetic field and waves, frequency and time domain, spectrum
7. Maxwell equations - fundaments of electromagnetism. Physical description.
8. Electromagnetic waves in free space and transmission lines, wave guiding structures and parameters.
9. Electric and magnetic skin effect
10. Circuits possessing distributed elements, lossless and lossy transmission lines, reflections and impedance matching.
11. Linear circuits containing reactances - accumulating elements. Circuit description in frequency as well as time domain.
12. Transition effects and their time-domain analysis.
13. Transition effects, first and higher orders.
14. Electromagnetic interferences, compatibility and susceptibility.

Exercises outline:

1. Electrostatic effects and fields, dielectrics, quantities, analysis, capacity.
2. Currents, conductors, loss calculation.
3. Kirchhoff's laws, simple linear circuit analysis.
4. Magnetic effects, quantities, material behaviour, inductance calculus, energy forces.
5. Magnetic circuits, Faraday's law, mutual inductance, cuplings
6. Electromagnetic wave - information carrier (laboratory).
7. Maxwell equations, physical meaning.
8. Wave equation - solution for free space and simple transmission lines.
9. Skin-effect, computer simulation in a lab.
10. Circuits with distributed elements, reflection, matching.
11. Circuits with reactances / energy accumulating elements.
12. Resonances, transition effects.
13. Real circuit elements, measurement and modelling. Equivalent circuits.
14. Electromagnetic coupling and electromagnetic compatibility (laboratory).


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[2] Notaros, B. M.: Electromagnetics, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2011.
[3] Novotný, K.: Teorie elmag. pole I., Skriptum, Nakladatelství ČVUT, Praha, 1998.
[4] Collin, R. E.: Field Theory of Guided Waves, 2nd ed., IEEE Press, New York, 1991.
[5] Coufalová, B., Havlíček, V., Mikulec, M., Novotný, K.: Teorie elmag. pole I. Příklady, Skriptum, Nakladatelství ČVUT Praha, 1999.
[6] Sadiku, M. N. O.: Elements of Electromagnetics, Saunders College Publishing, London, 1994.
[7] Havlíček, V., Pokorný, M., Zemánek, I.: Elektrické obvody 1, Nakladatelství ČVUT, Praha, 2005.
[8] Havlíček, V., Zemánek, I.: Elektrické obvody 2, Nakladatelství ČVUT, Praha, 2008.



electromagnetism, electromagnetic field, linear circuits

Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPOI2_2016 Internet of Things PO 3
BPOI2_2018 Internet of Things PZ 3

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