Personnel:
Lecture # | Title |
0 | Cover page. Table of contents. |
1 | Magnetic circuits. |
2 | Faraday's law of induction. Lenz's law. |
3 | Faraday's law examples. |
4 | Faraday's law and moving circuits. |
5 | Displacement current and Ampère's law. (See a humorous related video.) |
6 | Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions. |
7 | Sinusoidal steady state, phasors. |
8 | Maxwell's equations and electrical circuits. |
9 | Ideal transformer. |
10 | Non-ideal behavior of physical circuit elements. Skin effect. |
11 | Transmission lines and distributed l and c. |
12 | Time domain solutions to TL wave equations. |
13 | Transmission line termination, reflections. Current waves. |
14 | Bounce diagrams. |
15 | Pulse propagation on transmission lines. |
16 | Transient response of TLs with reactive elements. Time domain reflectometry (TDR). |
17 | Sinusoidal steady state excitation of lossless transmission lines. |
18 | Termination of transmission lines. Load reflection coefficient. |
19 | Input impedance of TLs. Excitation and source conditions. |
20 | Generalized reflection coefficient. Crank diagram. VSWR. |
21 | Lossy transmission lines. Dispersionless TLs. Special cases of general TLs. |
22 | Smith chart. |
23 | TL matching. Quarter-wave transformers. Resistive pads. |
24 | Single-stub tuner I – Analytical solution. |
25 | Single-stub tuner II – Smith chart solution. |
26 | Uniform plane waves. Infinite current sheets. |
27 | Plane waves in lossy materials. Skin depth. |
28 | Poynting's theorem. Power flow and plane waves. |
29 | Uniform plane waves normally incident on a lossless half space. |
30 | Example of a normally incident UPW on a lossless half space. |
31 | Electromagnetic radiation and antennas. |
32 | Hertzian dipole antenna. |
33 | Near and far fields of the Hertzian dipole antenna. Radiation resistance. |
34 | Antenna radiation patterns. Directivity and gain. |
35 | Antenna effective aperture. The Friis equation. |
Title | Assigned | Due |
Unit-step and pulse propagation on coaxial cable. Time domain reflectometry. |
Mar. 17 |
Apr. 3 |
Tektronix 2012 user manual and supplement (digital storage oscilloscope).
Agilent 33120A user manual (15 MHz function/arbitrary waveform generator ).