# EEE498 Curriculum

## Overview of Electrical Engineering for non-EEs

Course Syllabus: EEE498 Overview of Electrical Engineering for Non-ME's
 Lecture 0 Course Overview Lecture 1 Introduction to Electrical Engineering Lecture 2 Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields; Maxwell’s Equations; Electromagnetic Fields in Materials; Phasor Concepts; Electrostatics: Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field, Discrete and Continuous Charge Distributions; Electrostatic Potential Lecture 3 Electrostatics: Electrostatic Potential; Charge Dipole; Visualization of Electric Fields; Potentials; Gauss’s Law and Applications; Conductors and Conduction Current Lecture 4 Electrostatics: Electrostatic Shielding; Poisson’s and Laplace’s Equations; Capacitance; Dielectric Materials and Permittivity Lecture 5 Electrostatics: Dielectric Breakdown, Electrostatic Boundary Conditions, Electrostatic Potential Energy; Conduction Current and Ohm’s Law Lecture 6 Electromotive Force; Kirchoff’s Laws; Redistribution of Charge; Boundary Conditions for Steady Current Flow Lecture 7 Magnetostatics: Ampere’s Law Of Force; Magnetic Flux Density; Lorentz Force; Biot-savart Law; Applications Of Ampere’s Law In Integral Form; Vector Magnetic Potential; Magnetic Dipole; Magnetic Flux Lecture 8 Magnetostatics: Mutual And Self-inductance; Magnetic Fields In Material Media; Magnetostatic Boundary Conditions; Magnetic Forces And Torques Lecture 9 Faraday’s Law Of Electromagnetic Induction; Displacement Current; Complex Permittivity and Permeability Lecture 10 Uniform Plane Wave Solutions to Maxwell’s Equations Lecture 11 Electromagnetic Power Flow; Reflection And Transmission Of Normally and Obliquely Incident Plane Waves; Useful Theorems Lecture 12 Overview Of Circuit Theory; Lumped Circuit Elements; Topology Of Circuits; Resistors; KCL and KVL; Resistors in Series and Parallel; Energy Storage Elements; First-Order Circuits

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Course (Catalog) Description: Electromagnetic Fields, Electrical Circuit Analysis, Transmission Lines, Communications Systems, Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility, Computational Techniques and Electromagnetic Software.

Course Type: Required for all packaging certificate and master of engineering students lacking a B.S.E.E. or equivalent; may be used at the discretion of the EE Director of Graduate Studies to remedy deficiencies for students applying to the electrical engineering graduate program.

Prerequisite: Undergraduate engineering degree; admission to packaging certificate or master of engineering program or directive from the EE Director of Graduate Studies.

Textbook: Instructor-provided notes.

Prerequisites by Topic:

• University physics
• Complex algebra; vector analysis; line, surface, and volume integrals; partial differentiation
• Fourier series
• Probability and statistics
• Introductory computer programming

Course Objective:

• Students become capable of applying fundamental electrical engineering concepts enabling their further study of advanced courses in electrical engineering.

Course Outcomes:

• Students understand the fundamentals of electromagnetic fields.
• Students understand the fundamentals of electrical circuits.
• Students understand transmission lines.
• Students understand the basics of communications systems.
• Students understand electromagnetic interference and compatibility.
• Students understand computational techniques and electromagnetic software.

Course Topics:

• Electromagnetic Fields (3 weeks)
• Electrical Circuit Analysis (3 weeks)
• Transmission Lines (2 weeks)
• Communications Theory (3 weeks)
• Principals of Electromagnetic Interference and Compatibility (1 week)
• Computational Techniques and Electromagnetic Software (2 weeks)

Computer Usage:
Students use MATLAB to develop and visualize solutions to basic problems; students use Agilent ADS to analyze complex lumped and distributed element circuits as well as communications systems; students use Ansoft HFSS to solve moderately complex electromagnetic field problems.