19D071MKE - Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics

Course specification
Course title Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics
Acronym 19D071MKE
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Microwave Engineering
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition None.
      The goal Familiarization with basic concepts of electromagnetic field analysis using the finite element method. Introduction to research.
      The outcome Gain knowledge and understanding of advanced theoretical backgrounds of numerical electromagnetics. Acquire capability to write modern software for computation of electromagnetic fields using the finite element method. Acquire proficiency in efficient and competent modeling and simulation of complex electromagnetic structures using the finite element method.
      Contents of lectures Differential equations of electromagnetic fields and boundary conditions. Variational method and weighted residual method. Scalar and vector finite elements. Spatial discretization. Quasi-stationary, and rapidly time-varying fields. Analysis of closed and open structures. Absorbing boundary conditions and artificial absorbers. Hybridization of the finite element method with other methods.
      Contents of exercises Student projects. Analysis and presentation of published papers.
      1. J.Jin, The Finite Element Method in Electromagnetics, 3rd Edition, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2014.
      2. P.P. Silvester, R.L. Ferrari, Finite Elements for Electrical Engineers, 3rd Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2003. (Original title)
      3. J. M. Jin and D. J. Riley, Finite Element Analysis of Antennas and Arrays, Wiley-IEEE Press, 2009. (Original title)
      4. J.L. Volakis, A.Chatterjee, and L.C. Kempel, Finite Element Method for Electromagnetics: Antennas, Microwave Circuits, and Scattering Applications Wiley-IEEE Press, 2001. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Lectures.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 30
      Projects 70
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 0