University of Calgary

ENEL 475 - Fund Of Electromagnetic Fields - Fall 2007

The Field approach to steady electric and magnetic fields, electric and magnetic potential gradients. Gauss's laws, Laplace's and Poisson's equations, graphical field mapping, finite difference methods, conservation of charge and equation of continuity. Quasi-static fields, Faraday's law, magnetic circuits and materials. Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions at the interface between two media. Wave equations, uniform plane wave propagation, polarization, loss tangent, skin effect, poynting vector and electromagnetic power flow. Reflection and refraction of uniform plane waves, interference phenomenon, standing wave ratio, impedance matching.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1T-3/6)


  • Physics 259 and Applied Mathematics 309


This course will be offered next in Fall 2008.
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