EE 307 - Electricity and Magnetism

(Dr. John Williams, Spring 2010)

[course notes listed below]


Course Syllabus

Course Instructor: 
Dr. J. D. Williams    406 Optics Building     (256) 824 – 2898
Office Hours: 

Required Textbook:
M. N. O. Sadiku, Elements of Electromagnetics, 4th Edition, Oxford University Press, 2006.

Optional Reading:

  1. D. Fleisch, A Students Guide to Maxwell’s Equations, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  2. H.M. Schey, Div Grad Curl and all That: an Informal Text on Vector Calculus, 4th Edition, Norton and Company Inc., 2005.
  3. Holliday, Resnick, and Walker, Fundamentals of Physics, 8th Edition, Wiley and Sons, 2008.
  4. R. Feynman, Leighton and Sands, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume II, Addison Wesley, 2964
  5. Z. Popovic, B.D. Popovic, Introductory Electromagnetics, Printice Hall, 1999.
  6. D. J. Griffiths, Introduction to Electrodynamics, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2006.

Course Prerequisites: 

EE 213 – Electrical Circuit Analysis I

Course Material:
Chapter 1-3. (Review Material)
Vectors Algebra, Coordinate Transformations, Vector Calculus
Chapter 4.
Coulomb’s Law, Electric Field Intensity, Charge Distribution, Electric Flux Density, Gauss’ Law, Electric Potential, E and V, Energy
Chapter 5-6.
Properties of Materials, Currents, Continuity Equation, Poisson’s Equation, Laplace’s Equation, Resistance, Capacitance, Image Theory
Chapter 7-8.
Biot-Savart Law, Ampere’s Law, Magnetic Flux Density, Maxwell’s Equations (Static), Magnetic Vector Potentials, Magnetic Forces, Magnetic Materials, Boundary Conditions
Chapter 9-10.
Faraday’s Law, Maxwell’s Equations (Time Varying), Time-Harmonic Fields, Plane Waves, Poynting Vectors

Final Grade:





3 per Semester







EE 307 class syllabus

EE 307 Review

EE 307 Chapter 1-3 - Math Review.pdf

EE 307 Chapter 4 - Electrostatic Fields.pdf

EE 307 Chapter 5 - Electric Fields in Materials.pdf

EE 307 Chapter 6 - Electrostatic Boundary Value Problems.pdf

EE 307 Chapter 7 - Magnetostatic Fields.pdf

EE 307 Chapter 8 - Magnetic Forces Materials and Devices.pdf

EE 307 Chapter 9 - Maxwells Eqns.pdf