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Code ENS 201
Term 201802
Title Electromagnetics I
Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Subject Engineering Sciences(ENS)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) ?brahim Kursat Sendur,
Detailed Syllabus
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
Type of Course Click here to view.
(only for SU students)
NS101 MATH102
Mode of Delivery Formal lecture,Recitation
Planned Learning Activities Interactive,Communicative

Review of vectors and mathematical background. Static and magnetic fields and electromagnetic properties of materials. Faraday's Law with applications to electromechanical systems. Introduction to Maxwell's equations and electromagnetic waves. Also part of the "core course" pools for the EL, TE degree programs.


This course is an introduction to electromagnetics for second year engineering students. Primary emphasis is on static electric and magnetic fields, Maxwell equations as well as time-harmonic electromagnetic fields thru the transmission line theory.

Learning Outcome

Students will learn basic vector calculus operations such as dot product, cross product, gradient, divergence, curl. Learn stokes and divergence theorem.
Students will learn Maxwell?s Equations and Electrostatics including, Charge and densities , Current and densities, Calculating electric field using Coulombs law, Gauss Law, Electric Scalar potential energy, Electrical boundary conditions, capacitance and resistance calculations
Students will learn Magnetostatics including; Biot?s Savart?s Law, Ampere?s Law, Calculating magnetic field, Magnetic energy, Magnetic boundary conditions, inductance calculations

Students will learn Time varying Electromagnetic fields including Faraday?s Law, Lenz?s Law, Displacement Current, Electromotive force, transformer
Students will learn Time harmonic fields, traveling waves, wave propagation in lossless media

Programme Outcomes
Common Outcomes For All Programs
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 2
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 2
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 2
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 2
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 2
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Eng. & Natural Sci.
1 Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 3
2 Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 3
3 Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 2
4 Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 3
5 Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 2
6 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 2
7 Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 2
Electronics Engineering Program Outcomes Core Electives
1 Use mathematics (including derivative and integral calculations, probability and statistics), basic sciences, computer and programming, and electronics engineering knowledge to design and analyze complex electronic circuits, instruments, software and electronics systems with hardware/software. 4
2 Analyze and design communication networks and systems, signal processing algorithms or software using advanced knowledge on differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables and discrete mathematics. 2
Mechatronics Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Familiarity with concepts in statistics and optimization, knowledge in basic differential and integral calculus, linear algebra, differential equations, complex variables, multi-variable calculus, as well as physics and computer science, and ability to use this knowledge in modeling, design and analysis of complex dynamical systems containing hardware and software components. 1
2 Ability to work in design, implementation and integration of engineering applications, such as electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, control and computer systems that contain software and hardware components, including sensors, actuators and controllers. 1
Industrial Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Formulate and analyze problems in complex manufacturing and service systems by comprehending and applying the basic tools of industrial engineering such as modeling and optimization, stochastics, statistics. 1
2 Design and develop appropriate analytical solution strategies for problems in integrated production and service systems involving human capital, materials, information, equipment, and energy. 1
3 Implement solution strategies on a computer platform for decision-support purposes by employing effective computational and experimental tools. 1
Materials Science and Nano Engineering Program Outcomes Area Electives
1 Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools. 1
2 Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems. 1
3 Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa. 1
Assessment Methods and Criteria
  Percentage (%)
Final 38
Midterm 52
Individual Project 5
Homework 5
Recommended or Required Reading

F.T. Ulaby, Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics, Prentice-Hall


D.K. Cheng, Field and Wave Electromagnetics, 2nd Ed, Addison -Wesley
J.D. Kraus D.A. Fleisch, Electromagnetics with applications, 5th Ed, McGraw-Hill