Elements of Electromagnetics

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-10-30
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Elements of Electromagnetics, Fourth Edition, uses a vectors-first approach to explain electrostatics, magnetostatics, fields, waves, and applications like transmission lines, waveguides, and antennas. It also provides a balanced presentation of time-varying and static fields, preparingstudents for employment in today's industrial and manufacturing sectors. Streamlined to facilitate student understanding, this edition features worked examples in every chapter that explain how to use the theory presented in the text to solve different kinds of problems. Numerical methods, including MATLAB and vector analysis, are also included to help students analyzesituations that they are likely to encounter in industry practice. Elements of Electromagnetics, Fourth Edition, is designed for introductory undergraduate courses in electromagnetics. An Instructor's Solutions Manual (co-authored by Sudarshan Rao Nelatury of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College) and PowerPoint slides of all figures in the text are available toadopters.

Author Biography

Matthew N. O. Sadiku is Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Prairie View A&M University. He is the author of more than one hundred professional papers and fifteen books, including Fundamentals of Electric Circuits (2002), Metropolitan Area Networks (1994), and Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics (1992).

Table of Contents

A Note to the Student
Vector Analysis
Vector Algebra
A Preview of the Book
Scalars and Vectors
Unit Vectors
Vector Addition and Subtraction
Position and Distance Vectors
Vector Multiplication
Components of a Vector
Coordinate Systems and Transformation
Cartesian Coordinates (x, y, z)
Circular Cylindrical Coordinates (p, o, z)
Spherical Coordinates (r, O, z)
Constant-Coordinate Surfaces
Vector Calculus
Differential Length, Area, and Volume
Line, Surface, and Volume Integrals
Del Operator
Gradient of a Scalar
Divergence of a Vector and Divergence Theorem
Curl of a Vector and Stokes's Theorem
Laplacian of a Scalar
Classification of Vector Fields
Electrostatic Fields
Coulomb's Law and Field Intensity
Electric Fields due to Continuous Charge Distributions
Electric Flux Density
Gauss's Law--Maxwell's Equation
Applications of Gauss's Law
Electric Potential
Relationship between E and V--Maxwell's Equation
An Electric Dipole and Flux Lines
Energy Density in Electrostatic Fields
Electric Fields in Material Space
Properties of Materials
Convection and Conduction Currents
Polarization in Dielectrics
Dielectric Constant and Strength
Linear, Isotropic, and Homogeneous Dielectrics
Continuity Equation and Relaxation Time
Boundary Conditions
Electrostatic Boundary-Value Problems
Poisson's and Laplace's Equations
Uniqueness Theorem
General Procedure for Solving Poisson's or Laplace's Equation
Resistance and Capacitance
Method of Images
Magnetostatic Fields
Biot-Savart's Law
Ampere's Circuit Law--Maxwell's Equation
Applications of Ampere's Law
Magnetic Flux Density--Maxwell's Equation
Maxwell's Equations for Static EM Fields
Magnetic Scalar and Vector Potentials
Derivation of Biot-Savart's Law and Ampere's Law
Magnetic Forces, Materials, and Devices
Forces due to Magnetic Fields
Magnetic Torque and Moment
A Magnetic Dipole
Magnetization in Materials
Classification of Magnetic Materials
Magnetic Boundary Conditions
Inductors and Inductances
Magnetic Energy
Magnetic Circuits
Force on Magnetic Materials
Waves and Applications
Maxwell's Equations
Faraday's Law
Transformer and Motional EMFs
Displacement Current
Maxwell's Equations in Final Forms
Time-Varying Potentials
Time-Harmonic Fields
Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
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