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ELE 726 Computational Methods in Electromagnetics
2016-2017 Summer term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

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ELE726 - COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS

Course Name Code Semester Theory
(hours/week)
Application
(hours/week)
Credit ECTS
COMPUTATIONAL METHODS IN ELECTROMAGNETICS ELE726 Any Semester/Year 3 0 3 10
Prerequisite(s)None
Course languageTurkish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesLecture
Question and Answer
Problem Solving
 
Instructor (s)Prof. Dr. Adnan Köksal 
Course objective- Understand the introductory concepts of the current computational electromagnetics methods. - Be able to formulate electromagnetic problems and to suggest a solution method. - Be able to use current electromagnetics softwares efficiently. - Have foundation to work on further aspects of the computational electromagnetics. 
Learning outcomes
  1. To understand the introductory concepts of the current computational electromagnetics methods.
  2. To be able to reduce encountered engineering problems to electromagnetic equations and to suggest a solution method.
  3. To develop skills and understanding to be able to use current EM softwares efficiently.
  4. To have foundation to work on special aspects of the computational electromagnetics.
Course Content· Introduction· Classification of EM problems· Quick review of linear algebra concepts· Method of Moments · Theory · Applications to electrostatics · Two dimensional scattering problems · Radiation and scattering form wire structures · Current research topics· Time Domain Integral Equation Methods · Wire Structures · Two and three dimensional problems· Finite Difference Method · Theory · Treatment of Boundaries · Analysis of TEM structures · Finite Difference Time Domain Method · Current research topics· Finite Elements Method · Theory, Elements and shape functions · Applications 
References1) M.N.O. Sadiku, Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics, CRC Press, 1992. 2)Computational Methods for Electromagnetics, A.F. Peterson, S.L. Scott, R. Mittra, IEEE Press, 1998. 3) R.F. Harrington, Field Computation by Moment Methods, MacMillan, 1968. 4) S.M. Rao, Time Domain Electromagnetics, Academic Press, 1999. 5) P.Zhou, Numerical Analysis of Electromagnetic Fields, Fall/ Springer-Verlag, 1993. 

Course outline weekly

WeeksTopics
Week 1Introduction.
Week 2Classification of EM problems
Week 3Method of Moments: Theory
Week 4Method of Moments:Two dimensional scattering problemsRadiation and scattering form wire structures
Week 5Method of Moments:Two dimensional scattering problemsRadiation and scattering form wire structures
Week 6Method of Moments:Radiation and scattering form wire structures.Current research topics.
Week 7Time Domain Integral Equation Methods:Wire Structures
Week 8Time Domain Integral Equation Methods:Wire Structures. Two and three dimensional problems
Week 9Midterm exam
Week 10Finite Difference Method: Theory
Week 11Finite Difference Method: Treatment of BoundariesAnalysis of TEM structures
Week 12Finite Difference Time Domain Method
Week 13Finite Elements Method: Theory, Elements and shape functions
Week 14Finite Elements Method: Applications
Week 15Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Attendance00
Laboratory00
Application00
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Assignments530
Presentation00
Project00
Seminar00
Midterms130
Final exam140
Total100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes060
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes040
Total100

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application000
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)1410140
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Project000
Homework assignment51785
Midterms (Study duration)11313
Final Exam (Study duration) 12020
Total Workload3563268

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
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1. Has highest level of knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.    X
2. Has knowledge, skills and and competence to develop novel approaches in science and technology.    X
3. Follows the scientific literature, and the developments in his/her field, critically analyze, synthesize, interpret and apply them effectively in his/her research.  X  
4. Can independently carry out all stages of a novel research project.  X  
5. Designs, plans and manages novel research projects; can lead multidisiplinary projects.X    
6. Contributes to the science and technology literature.  X  
7. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral forms effectively; in Turkish or English.  X  
8. Is aware of his/her social responsibilities, evaluates scientific and technological developments with impartiality and ethical responsibility and disseminates them. X   

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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