ECE 350
Fields and Waves II
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Section  Type  Times  Days  Location  Instructor 

X  DIS  1200  1250  M W F  3017 ECE Building  Erhan Kudeki 
Web Page  http://courses.engr.illinois.edu/ece450 

Official Description  Continuation of ECE 329: radiation theory; antennas, radiation fields, radiation resistance and gain; transmitting arrays; planewave approximation of radiation fields; planewave propagation, reflection, and transmission; Doppler effect, evanescent waves and tunneling, dispersion, phase and group velocities; waveguides and resonant cavities; antenna reception and link budgets. Course Information: Prerequisite: ECE 329. 
Subject Area  Electromagnetics, Optics and Remote Sensing 
Course Prerequisites  Credit in ECE 329 
Course Directors 
Erhan Kudeki
Jonathan J Makela 
Detailed Description and Outline 
Topics: Second course of engineering electromagnetics sequence in ECE:

Computer Usage 
Some homework problems will require coding and plotting with MATLAB, Mathematica, or Python. 
Topical Prerequisities 

Texts 
N. N. Rao, Fundamentals of Electromagnetics for Electrical and Computer Engineering, PrenticeHall, 2009. 
Required, Elective, or Selected Elective 
Selected elective 
ABET Category 
Engineering Science: 2 credits or 67% 
Course Goals 
This is the second course of the intermediate level electromagnetics sequence in the EE curriculum. Its goal is to provide an introduction to radiation theory; antennas, radiation fields, radiation resistance and gain; transmitting arrays; planewave approximation of radiation fields; planewave propagation, reflection, and transmission; Doppler effect, evanescent waves and tunneling, dispersion, phase and group velocities; waveguides and resonant cavities; antenna reception and link budgets. 
Instructional Objectives 
A. By the time of Exam No. 1 (after 13 lectures), the students should be able to do the following:
B. By the time of Exam No. 2 (after 23 lectures), the students should be able to do all of the items listed under A, plus the following:
C. By the time of the Exam 3 (after 33 lectures), the student should be able to do all of the items listed under A and B, plus the following:
D. By the time of the Final Exam (39 lectures), the student should be able to do all of the items listed under A, B and C, plus the following:
