School of Engineering

EM Waves, Transmission Lines, and Antennas Foundations of EMC


Topics to be covered:

  • Maxwells equations
  • Displacement current
  • Time-harmonic fields
  • EM wave propagation
  • Transmission line equations
  • Reflections of transmission lines
  • Bounce diagram and ringing
  • Matching schemes
  • Terminations and signal integrity
  • Sinusoidal steady-state analysis
  • Crosstalk on transmission lines
  • Hertzian and magnetic dipoles
  • Half-wave dipole and quarter-wave monopole
  • Antenna parameters
  • Friis transmission equation

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