# ECE 540

## ECE 540 - Computational Electromagnetics

### Spring 2023

TitleRubricSectionCRNTypeHoursTimesDaysLocationInstructor
Computational ElectromagneticsCSE530R45154LEC41530 - 1650 T R  3013 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg Jianming Jin
Computational ElectromagneticsECE540R43647LEC41530 - 1650 T R  3013 Electrical & Computer Eng Bldg Jianming Jin

### Official Description

Basic computational techniques for numerical analysis of electromagnetics problems, including the finite difference, finite element, and moment methods. Emphasis on the formulation of physical problems into mathematical boundary-value problems, numerical discretization of continuous problems into discrete problems, and development of rudimentary computer codes for simulation of electromagnetic fields in engineering problems using each of these techniques. Course Information: Same as CSE 530. Prerequisite: CS 357; credit or concurrent registration in ECE 520.

### Subject Area

• Electromagnetics, Optics and Remote Sensing

### Description

Course will cover basic computational techniques for numerical analysis of electromagnetics problems, including the finite difference, finite element, and moment methods. Emphasis will be placed on the formulation of physical problems into mathematical boundary-value problems, numerical discretization of continuous problems into discrete problems, and development of rudimentary computer codes for simulation of electromagnetic fields in engineering problems using each of these techniques.

Same as CSE 530.

### Topics

• Introduction to computational electromagnetics; overview of course
• Review of vector analysis and electromagnetic theory
• Finite difference method
• Finite difference time domain method
• Absorbing boundary conditions, perfectly matched layers
• Applications of FDTD to electromagnetic problems
• Finite element method
• High-order elements, parametric elements, vector elements
• Applications of FEM to electromagnetic problems
• Integral representations and integral equations
• Method of moments
• MoM solution of electromagnetic problems
• Hybridization
• Summary and discussion on the future of computational elctronmagnetics
• Project presentations

### Detailed Description and Outline

Topics:

• Introduction to computational electromagnetics; overview of course
• Review of vector analysis and electromagnetic theory
• Finite difference method
• Finite difference time domain method
• Absorbing boundary conditions, perfectly matched layers
• Applications of FDTD to electromagnetic problems
• Finite element method
• High-order elements, parametric elements, vector elements
• Applications of FEM to electromagnetic problems
• Integral representations and integral equations
• Method of moments
• MoM solution of electromagnetic problems