Summer 2018 Compass2g 329 on Piazza Media Space Illinois Echo360

ECE 329: Fields and Waves I

Section Time Room Instructor Office Hours Office HW Box
D 11:00 AM 1013 ECEB Erhan Kudeki ( Mon, Thu 4 PM 2080 ECEB Box 25

TA: Levent Gezer ( - Office Hours: Mon, 1:00-2:00 PM at 4034, Thurs, 1:00-2:00 PM at 4034 ECEB

Course Director: Erhan Kudeki (

This section of ECE 329 will follow the Mathematica based approach introduced in Fall 2015 by Prof. Dan Wasserman. You will find in the Course Calendar a link to a Mathematica notebook for each class. These notebooks will be partially evaluated during class and will be completed after class by you and submitted via Compass2g before the due time. Questions regarding Mathematica can be done via Piazza. (to sign up for this class in Piazza: Piazza sign-up). No prior experience with Mathematica is required --- the focus of the class will be on using basic Mathematica techniques for understanding/illustrating E&M, as opposed to using E&M to teach Mathematica. If you are new to Mathematica watch the following videos prior to starting your first Mathematica assignment: Notebooks Methods to Get Started Basic Calculations Basic Graphics Making Interactive Models

All engineering students have free access to Mathematica via Citrix remote server. In preparation to class download and install the Citrix Receiver software to your mobile device (laptop or tablet) from Citrix Download or Citrix Download for Linux and bring your mobile device to class everyday.

Lecture Notes (~Textbook): "ECE 329 Lecture Notes on Fields & Waves", by Erhan Kudeki, 2016. Download here

Course Outline: Specified in Course Calendar

Supplementary Text (not required): Fundamentals of Electromagnetics - N. N. Rao, 2009 Electromagnetics and Applications - D. H. Staelin, 2011

Supplementary Course Material: Summer 2012 Audio Lectures by E Kudeki Summer 2015 Video Lectures by E Kudeki Spring 2015 Lecture Notes by L Goddard Spring 2016 Lecture Notes by A Fliflet review of vector calculus list of vector identities TEM wave propagation movies time-domain TL waves AARL Smith Chart Supp Smith Chart Smith Chart Examples Smith Chart Annotated Smith Chart Tool Impedance Matching Summer 2016 Video Lectures by E Kudeki - Mathematica Section MMA Notebook Solutions

Homework: Will be assigned on-line on this web page and collected on Tuesdays and Fridays --- completed assignments should be dropped in the ECE 329 HW Drop-Box located on the 3rd floor of ECEB across the Undergrad Lounge by 5 PM on the due dates (Tuesdays and Fridays). No late homework will be accepted (except when special permission is granted by your instructor before the due date).

Homework 1 soln Homework 2 soln Homework 3 soln Homework 4 soln Homework 5 soln Homework 6 soln Homework 7 soln Homework 8 soln Homework 9 soln Homework 10 soln Homework 11 soln Homework 12 soln Homework 13 soln

Exams: Three midsemester exams (in class) and the final exam are scheduled as follows:

Exam I: Wed, June 27, 2018 - Sum11 Exam 1 solnSum12 Exam 1 solnFall12 Exam 1 soln Sp13 Exam 1 soln Sum13 Exam 1 soln Fall13 Exam 1 soln *Suppl to Fall13 Exam 1 P6* Sp14 Exam 1 soln Sum14 Exam 1 soln Fall14 Exam 1 soln Sp15 Exam 1 soln Sum15 Exam 1 soln Fall15 Exam 1 soln Sp16 Exam 1 solnSum16 Exam 1 solnSum17 Exam 1 solnSum18 Exam 1 soln
Exam II: Wed, July 11, 2018 - Sum11 Exam 2 solnSum12 Exam 2 solnFall12 Exam 2 soln Sp13 Exam 2 soln Sum13 Exam 2 soln Fall13 Exam 2 soln Sp14 Exam 2 soln Sum14 Exam 2 soln Fall14 Exam 2 soln Sp15 Exam 2 soln Sum15 Exam 2 soln Fall15 Exam 2 soln Sp16 Exam 2 solnSum16 Exam 2 solnSum17 Exam 2 solnSum18 Exam 2 soln
Exam III: Wed, July 25, 2018 - Sum11 Exam 3 solnSum12 Exam 3 solnFall12 Exam 3 soln Sp13 Exam 3 soln Sum13 Exam 3 soln Fall13 Exam 3 soln Sp14 Exam 3 soln Sum14 Exam 3 solnFall14 Exam 3 soln Sp15 Exam 3 soln Sum15 Exam 3 soln Fall15 Exam 3 soln Sp16 Exam 3 solnSum16 Exam 3 soln Sum17 Exam 3 solnSum18 Exam 3 soln
Final Exam: Friday, Aug 3, 2018, 1 PM-3 PM - Fall11 Final soln Fall13 Final solnFall13 "Answers" Summer14 Final Summer14 Final soln

Grading Policy:

Homework and Class Participation 30% of total
Midterm Exams (x3) 45% of total
Final Exam 25% of total