ELEC 2006 Engineering Electromagnetics

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300481

Coordinator Khoa Le Opens in new window

Description This unit introduces Maxwell's equations in integral and differential form and their application to basic theory and application of electromagnetic structures, wave propagation, guides waves, antennas and Electromagnetic compatibility.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 2 subject

Pre-requisite(s) MATH 1019 AND
ENGR 1011 OR
ENGR 1028

Equivalent Subjects ELEC 2003 - Electromagnetics LGYA 5725 - Electromagnetic Compatibility

Assumed Knowledge

The students should have a good understanding of 300021 - Electrical Fundamentals or equivalent.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Explain the work of a transmission line
  2. Analyse the wave propagation along transmission lines and waveguides
  3. Explain the concept of Maxwell's equations in static and dynamic cases
  4. Analyse and solve problems of Maxwell's Equations
  5. Analyse and solve problems of boundary conditions
  6. Explain the basic concept of Hertazian dipole
  7. Analyse basic antennas and calculate radtion resistance, gain, ground and mutual impedance

Subject Content

Waves and Phasors
Transmission lines
Vector Analysis
Electrostatics
Magnetostatics
Maxwell's equations
Plane wave propagation
Wave reflection and transmission
Radiation and antenna
Introduction to electromagnetic compatibility
EMC requirement for electric and electronic systems

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Mid Semester Test 1.5 hours 25 N Individual
Labs 5 x 3 hours 25 N Both (Individual & Group)
Final Exam (closed book) 2 hours 50 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Peter Lendrum Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

Day

Subject Contact Yang An, Peter Lendrum Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Semester 2

Penrith (Kingswood)

Day

Subject Contact Khoa Le Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

Day

Subject Contact Khoa Le Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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