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 E.M. (Andrea Neto) 

  • Maxwell Equations Constitutive relations (2 hours)
  • Poynting Theorem Time/Freq. (2 hours)
  • Boundary Conditions (2 hours)
  • Exercises (2 hours)

2. Transmission lines (Andrea Neto)

  • Telegraph equation (2-hours)
  • Standing waves, impedance transfer (2 hours)
  • Exercises (2 hours)

3. Solutions of Maxwell Equations (Alexander Yarovoy)

  • Radiated field and Hertz dipole (2 hours)
  • Plane waves (2 hours)
  • Scattering from interfaces (2 hours)
  • Guided wave propagation (2 hours)
  • Exercises (2 hours)

4. Fundamentals of RF (Marco Spirito)

  • S-parameters and Smith Chart (2-hours)
  • Practical implementation of Tx-lines (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


prof.dr. Alexander Yarovoy

microwave systems, radar

prof.dr. Andrea Neto (THZ)

Applied electromagnetics, THz broadband imaging systems, antennas

dr. Marco Spirito (ELCA)

(Sub)mm-wave electronics components and systems, (Sub)mm-wave characterization techniques and test benches, advanced RF calibration concepts for room-temperature and cryogenic applications.

dr. Daniele Cavallo (THZ)

Phased Arrays, antenna modeling and design, integrated antennas

Jianning Dong

dr. Yanki Aslan

Antennas; Electromagnetics; Wireless Communications; Beamforming; Cooling

Last modified: 2024-03-26


Credits: 5 EC
Period: 6/0/0/0
Contact: Alexander Yarovoy