# EE3301 Electromagnetic Fields Lecture Notes

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Anna University, Chennai
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Subject Code: EE3301
Subject Name: Electromagnetic Fields

Course Description:
EE3301, Electromagnetic Fields, is a fundamental course offered by the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Anna University, Chennai. This course explores the principles governing the behavior of electromagnetic fields, including electrostatics, magnetostatics, and electromagnetic waves. Students will learn the fundamental laws and equations governing electromagnetic phenomena and their applications in various engineering fields.

Course Objectives:

To understand the fundamental concepts of electric and magnetic fields and their interrelationship.
To analyze electrostatic fields and their effects on charged particles and conductors.
To analyze magnetostatic fields and their interaction with magnetic materials.
To study the propagation of electromagnetic waves through different media and their properties.
To develop skills in solving practical problems related to electromagnetic fields and their applications.
Course Topics:

Electrostatics

Coulomb's Law and Electric Field Intensity
Electric Flux Density and Gauss's Law
Conductors, Dielectrics, and Capacitance
Poisson's and Laplace's Equations
Magnetostatics

Biot-Savart Law and Magnetic Field Intensity
Ampere's Circuital Law and Magnetic Flux Density
Magnetic Vector Potential
Magnetic Materials and Magnetization
Magnetic Circuits and Inductance
Time-Varying Fields and Maxwell's Equations

Maxwell's Equations in Differential and Integral Forms
Boundary Conditions for Electromagnetic Fields
Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Propagation
Plane Waves and Transmission Lines

Uniform Plane Waves: Wave Equation and Wave Propagation
Reflection and Refraction of Electromagnetic Waves
Transmission Lines: Types and Properties
Transmission Line Equations and Solutions
Waveguides and Antennas

Rectangular and Circular Waveguides
Waveguide Modes and Cutoff Frequencies
Antenna Fundamentals and Parameters