ENGEE211-19B (HAM)

Electromagnetics

15 Points

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Paper Description

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This paper starts by considering electric potential, electric fields and dielectrics, including basic theory and how to make measurements of electric fields. Then magnetic fields are introduced, including the magnetic effects of currents and permanent magnets and applications such as motors. Finally, the two concepts are combined together, with electromagnetic induction, and examples given in terms of magnetic stimulation, transformers, electrical noise, electromagnetic waves and antennas.

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Paper Structure

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This paper is taught through lectures, labs and tutorials.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • Describe and draw electric potentials, electric fields, magnetic fields
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  • Simulate electric and magnetic fields in computer aided design software in laboratory.
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  • Use electromagnetic principles to create and characterise simple electromagnetic devices in a laboratory
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  • Describe in words and mathematics the behaviour of dielectric and magnetically-responsive materials
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  • Describe electromagnetic induction and use it to describe motors and generators
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Assessment

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 33:67. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 67% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 33:67 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 67% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
2. Six Laboratories
16.5
3. Six Assignments
16.5
  • Hand-in: Faculty Information (FG Link)
4. Exam
67
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Recommended Readings

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Clayton R Paul. Electromagnetics for Engineers. Wiley, 2004

W. G. Hurley and W. H. Wölfle. Transformers and Inductors for Power Electronics: Theory, Design and Applications. Wiley. 2013

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This paper is supported with a Moodle page
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Workload

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Lectures & tutorials 36; Labs 6x2 hours=12. Total contact time = 48 hours

Non-contact time: approximately 100 hours (assignments, study, preparation for tests/exams etc).

Total time: approximately 150 hours

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisites: (ENGEN111 or ENEL111) and (ENGEN184 or ENGG184 or ENGEN183 or ENGG183 or MATHS101 or MATH101 or MATHS102 or MATH102)

Corequisite(s)

Corequisite papers: ENGEN201

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: ENEL281, ENEL284, PHYS201, PHYS304

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