Fields and Transmission Lines

Subject 431-329 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Twenty-four hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 431-201 Engineering Analysis A (prior to 2001, 421-204 Engineering Analysis A) or equivalent, 431-202 Engineering Analysis B (prior to 2001, 421-205 Engineering Analysis B) or equivalent and 640-142 Physics 1B or equivalent.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Subject Overview:

On completion of this subject, students will be able to analyse and compute EM fields for static and time varying cases, and design a variety of electrical transmission networks in the frequency domain using a combination of distributed and lumped circuit elements.

Topics include: static electric and magnetic fields in free and material space; time-varying electromagnetic (EM) fields; Maxwell's equations; plane wave propagation of EM fields: transmission lines; transmission line parameters and characteristics; introduction to distributed circuits; matching techniques; Smith Chart; scattering parameters; introduction to microstrip and stripline; introduction to waveguides and antennas.

Assessment: One 3-hour end of semester examination (70%), and assignments (30%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts:

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Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

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Related Course(s): Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

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