After successful completion of the course, students will
- be familiar with the numerical technique of FDTD,
- know how to use a commercial computational electromagnetics software package, and
- be able to tackle numerically small problems in electromagnetics.
Course Content (Syllabus)
The Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) (one-dimensional wave equation, Maxwell's equations and Yee's algorithm, Numerical dispersion, Source modelling, Absorbing Boundary Conditions, Subcell models, Models of discrete circuit elements). Applications of the FDTD method (point source radiation and short dipole, Exposure of user's head to mobile phone radiation).