Fundamental Mathematics Concepts Relating to Electromagnetics – On-Line Course

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FUNDAMENTAL MATHEMATICS CONCEPTS RELATING TO ELECTROMAGNETICS

You will have 90 days to access this on-line course.

Course Summary

This course is designed for people wishing to refresh or to learn the fundamental mathematical concepts that are used to describe electromagnetic wave behavior. The modules address all of the basic math concepts covered in a traditional undergraduate electromagnetics course in an ECE curriculum. These concepts include Vector Basics, Integral Vector Calculus, Differential Vector Calculus, Fundamental Coordinate Systems and Complex Numbers. After completing these modules, a person should have sufficient math skills to pursue graduate studies in electromagnetics and/or be able to decipher the math presented in an upper-level text on the subject.

Target audience:

This course is designed for people wishing to refresh or to learn the fundamental mathematical concepts that are used to describe electromagnetic wave behavior.

Course chapters:

1. Vector Basics
2. Dot Product
3. Cross Product
4. Contour Integration
5. Vector Algebra
6. Surface Integration
7. Metric Coefficients
8. Coordinate Systems
9. Vector Coordinate Conversion
10. Del Operator and the Gradient
11. The Curl
12. Divergence
13. Stokes Theorem
14. Divergence Theorem
15. Laplacian
16. Complex Numbers

Instructor’s Bio:

Dr. Kent Chamberlin is the Chair and a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. In his more than thirty-five years in academia, he has performed research for more than twenty sponsors, including the National Science Foundation. He has received two Fulbright awards, including the prestigious Fulbright Distinguished Chair, which he served in Aveiro, Portugal. He has also served as an Associate Editor for the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and he continues to be active in performing and publishing in a range of research areas.

Course Fee Schedule: Registration is On-Going

Cost: $150