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ECSE 351 ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS LEARNING OUTCOMES –WEEK 1 Page 1 of 1 WEEK #1 LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the lectures this week you will: 1) Be familiar with the outline of the course content and the summative assessment methods used in this course. 2) Be aware of McGill’s policy on academic integrity. 3) Recognize that Maxwell’s Equations will play a central role in this course. 4) Recognize some of the historical and modern engineering areas that electromagnetics has contributed to. 5) Be able to identify the electromagnetic force field as one of the four fundamental forces of nature. 6) Be able to define “space”, “time” and what a “mathematical function” are in a manner that is useful within the context of this course. 7) Be able to define what a “field” is. 8) Distinguish between scalar, vector, and tensor fields.
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Unformatted text preview: 9) Be able to give a basic definition of what an electromagnetic (EM) field is. 10) Recall basic vector analysis concepts from previous courses. 11) Be able to list the three basic coordinate systems that will be used in this course and recall what dv , ds , and dl are in each along with the other fundamental concepts reviewed in Chapter 1 relevant to orthogonal co-ordinate systems. 12) Recall the two basic properties of electric charge. 13) Explain what the three basic types of electric charge densities are, and why charge density functions are useful in macroscopic EM theory. 14) Recognize basic field properties from contour plots or flux plots. 15) Interpret flux integrals in terms of their physical significance....
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