Carnegie Mellon University

Electrical and Computer Engineering

College of Engineering

Course Information

18-402: Applied Electrodynamics

Units:

12

Description:

This course builds upon the electric and magnetic field foundations established in 18-300 to describe phenomena and devices where electromagnetic waves are a central issue. Topics include: review of Maxwell's equations, propagation of uniform plane waves in lossless and lossy media, energy conservation as described by the Poynting Theorem, reflection and transmission with normal and oblique incidence upon boundaries, sinusoidal steady state and transients on 2-conductor transmission lines, modal descriptions of waveguides, radiation and antennas.
4 hrs. lec.

Prerequisite: 18-300 or equivalent.

Last Modified: 2015-12-08 10:14AM

Semesters offered:

  • Spring 2016
  • Spring 2015
  • Spring 2014
  • Spring 2013
  • Spring 2012
  • Spring 2011
  • Spring 2010
  • Spring 2009
  • Fall 2008
  • Spring 2008
  • Spring 2007
  • Spring 2006