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A catalogue of modules and programmes available from the School of Electronic and Communications Engineering.

Module Details: FLCT3601

This module is used in DT021.3.

This module is not a prerequisite or corequisite for any other module.

CodeFLCT3601 The unique code for this module.
NameField and Circuit TheoryThe name of this module.
ECTS5The number of credits awarded for successful completion of this module.
SchoolSchool of Electronic and Communications EngineeringThe School responsible for this module.
LevelHonours Degree (NQAI level 8)The level of programmes that normally use this module.
Stage3The programme stage at which this module is normally given.
Duration13 weeksThe time that this module usually lasts.
PrerequisiteCodes of any modules that must be completed before this module can be started.
CorequisiteCodes of any modules that must be taken at the same time as this one.
AuthorColm Murray, Conor DowningThe person who wrote the module descriptor.
KeywordsElectric Circuits, Field TheoryThe areas that this module is related to.
DescriptionThis module introduces the basics concepts of electromagnetic theory. Vector differential techniques are used to analyse the behaviour of static and dynamic electromagnetic fields. Maxwell’s equations are introduced and the behaviour of electromagnetic waves explored.
Transmission lines are introduced using distributed circuit concepts. Two port parameters are used to characterise circuits and devices. Complex networks, including poly-phase networks, are analysed.
A brief description of the module.
Revision04 Jun 2007The date of last revision of this information.
LectureHrs3 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of lectures for this module.
TutorialHrsNoneThe number of hours per week of tutorials for this module.
LabHrs2 hours/weekThe number of hours per week of practical laboratory work for this module.
DescriptorFLCT3601.pdf (uploaded 17 Apr 2007)Full details of the module.

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