Lines and Electromagnetic Fields for Engineers

Lines and Electromagnetic Fields for Engineers

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Building on students' experience from their circuits course, Gayle Miner motivates the study of electromagnetics with an early discussion of transmission lines. The unique emphasis allows for waves to be introduced without vector complexities, and propagating electromagnetic waves can then be related to those results. While early coverage of static fields is reduced, all of the advanced functions typically introduced in statics are developed in discussion on waveguides. The result is a text, which emphasizes practical aspects of transmission lines and waveguides while providing a thorough understanding of the basic experiments of electromagnetic field theory and their mathematical results. This distinctive textbook offers an informal, conversational style, with many physical discussions and a minimum of 'it can be shown' introductions. Several other features include: over 200 worked examples including clearly worded expansions of what is being done; over 1,100 end-of-section and end-of-chapter exercises; numerous practical illustrations, presented with a conscientious attempt to draw examples from physically oriented configurations; and end-of-chapter summaries and objectives to emphasize principal concepts.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 1006 pages
  • 200.7 x 243.3 x 50.8mm | 2,105.04g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous line figures, tables
  • 0195104099
  • 9780195104097

Table of contents

0. Preliminaries; 1. Transmission Lines: Parameters, Performance, Characteristics, and Applications to Distributed Systems; 2. Graphical Solutions of Transmission Line and Transmission Line-like Systems: The Smith Chart; 3. Transients on Transmission Lines; 4. Scalars, Vectors, Coordinate Systems, Vector Operations, and Functions; 5. Theory, Physical Description, and Basic Equations of Electric Fields; 6. Theory, Physical Description, and Basic Equations of Magnetic Fields; 7. Theory, Physical Description, and Basic Equations of Time Varying Electromagnetic Fields; Maxwell's Equations and Field Properties of Waves; 8. Propagation of Plane Waves; 9. Waveguides and Cavities; Appendices; A. Sinusoidal Steady State Formation; B. Coaxial Cable Data; C. Selected Laplace Formulation; D. Expansions of Vector Operators in Rectangular, Spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinates; E. Unit Vector Relationships and Partial Derivatives in Rectangular, Spherical, and Cylindrical Coordinates; F. Vector Helmholtz Theorem; G. The Unit Dyad; H. Derivation of the Energy in a Magnetic Field; I. Alternate Solutions Forms of the Wave Equation; K. Solution of Partial Differential Equations by the Method of Separation of Variables; L. Series Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations and Solution Functions Defined by them: Trigonometric, Bessel, and Legendre Functions; M. Identities, Recursion Formulas, Differential and Integral Formulas for Bessel Function and Legendre Functions; N. Orthogonal Functions and Orthogonal Function Series; O. Definite Integrals Which Yield Bessel Functionsshow more