# EE4C05 Electromagnetics

Topics: Basic introduction to the fundamental concepts of the Electromagnetics (EM)

The course provides a general and basic introduction to the fundaments of the E.M. field theory that forms the basis of Electrical Engineering.

Course Contents

Part 1 (4 EC)

1. Fundamentals of EM (Prof. A. Neto)
• Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions (2 hours)
• Poynting's theorem, EM field in matter (2 hours)
• Electromagnetic permittivity and magnetic permeability, losses, dispersion (2 hours)
• Exercise class (2 hours, dr. D. Cavallo)
2. Transmission lines fundamentals (Prof. A. Neto)
• Telegraph equation, impedance transfer, reflection coefficient (2 hours)
• Waveguides, higher order modes, dispersion (2 hours)
• Exercise class (2 hours, dr. D. Cavallo)
3. Fundamentals of radiation (Prof. A. Yarovoy)
• Radiated field, decoupling of EM field from charged particles, Hertz dipole (2-hours)
• Plane and spherical waves, polarization (2 hours)
• Reception of EM waves (2 hours)
• Plane wave reflection and transmission at interfaces between two media (2 hours)
• Exercise class (2 hours)
4. Fundamentals of RF (Dr. M. Spirito)
• Scattering parameters, Smith chart (2 hours)
• Quality factors, matching lumped and transmission line based (2 hours)
• planar transmission lines, dispersion (2 hours)
• Exercises (2 hours)

PART 2: Assignment (1 EC)

Choose an assignment related to your specialization.

Study Goals

After the course the student will be able to:

• Explain and interpret the fundamentals of E.M. Theory
• Use magneto-static representations for power handling
• Use radiation representations in open problems
• Use transmission lines representations

## Teachers

### prof.dr. Andrea Neto

Applied electromagnetics, THz broadband imaging systems, antennas

### dr. Marco Spirito

(Sub)mm-wave electronics, mm-wave characterization, calibration, (Sub)mm-wave sensing systems

### dr. Daniele Cavallo

Phased Arrays, antenna modeling and design, integrated antennas

### dr. Yanki Aslan

Antennas; Electromagnetics; Wireless Communications; Beamforming; Cooling