JNTUH B.Tech 2016-2017 (R16) Detailed Syllabus Electromagnetic Fields

Electromagnetic Fields Detailed Syllabus for B.Tech second year first sem is covered here. This gives the details about credits, number of hours and other details along with reference books for the course.

The detailed syllabus for Electromagnetic Fields B.Tech 2016-2017 (R16)  second year first sem is as follows.

B.Tech. II Year I Sem.    L/T/P/C
Course Code: EE302ES  4/1/0/4
Prerequisite: Mathematics II & Physics II

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce the concepts of electric field, magnetic field.
  • Applications of electric and magnetic fields in the development of the theory for power transmission lines and electrical machines.

Course Outcomes: upon completion of course, student will be able to

  • Apply vector calculus to static electric – magnetic fields.
  • Compute the force, fields & Energy for different charge & current configurations & evaluate capacitance and inductance
  • Analyze Maxwell’s equation in different forms (Differential and integral) in Electrostatic, Magnetic time varying fields

UNIT – I Electrostatics: Electrostatic Fields – Coulomb’s Law – Electric Field Intensity (EFI) – EFI
due to a line and a surface charge – Work done in moving a point charge in an electrostatic field – Electric Potential – Properties of potential function – Potential gradient – Guass’s law – Application of Guass’s Law – Maxwell’s first law, div ( D )=v – Laplace’s and Poison’s equations – Solution of Laplace’s equation in one variable. Electric dipole – Dipole moment – potential and EFI due to an electric dipole – Torque on an Electric dipole in an electric field – Behavior of conductors in an electric field – Conductors and Insulators

UNIT – II Dielectrics & Capacitance: Behavior of conductors in an electric field – Conductors and
Insulators – Electric field inside a dielectric material – polarization – Dielectric – Conductor and Dielectric – Dielectric boundary conditions – Capacitance – Capacitance of parallel plots – spherical co-axial capacitors – with composite dielectrics – Energy stored and energy density in a static electric field – Current density – conduction and Convection current densities – Ohm’s law in point form – Equation of continuity

UNIT – III Magneto Statics: Static magnetic fields – Biot-Savart’s law – Magnetic field intensity (MFI) – MFI due to a straight current carrying filament – MFI due to circular, square and solenoid
current – Carrying wire – Relation between magnetic flux, magnetic flux density and MFI –
Maxwell’s second Equation, div(B)=0, Ampere’s Law & Applications: Ampere’s circuital law and its applications viz. MFI due to an infinite sheet of current and a long current carrying filament – Point form of Ampere’s circuital law – Maxwell’s third equation, Curl (H)=Jc

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  • “William H. Hayt& John. A. Buck”, “Engineering Electromagnetics” ,Mc. Graw-Hill Companies, 7th Edition, 2009.
  • “Sadiku”, “Electromagnetic Fields”, Oxford Publications, 4th Edition, 2009.


  • “CR Paul and S. A. Nasar”, “Introduction to Electromagnetic”, Mc-Graw Hill Publications, 3rd Edition, 1997.
  • “Nathan Ida”, “Engineering Electromagnetic”, Springer (India) Pvt. Ltd. 2nd Edition, 2015.
  • “D J Griffiths”, “Introduction to Electro Dynamics”, Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd, 3rd edition, 1999.
  • D J Griffiths”, “Introduction to Electro Dynamics”, Pearson New International, 4th edition, 2014.
  • “J. D Kraus”, “Electromagnetics”, Mc Graw-Hill Inc. 4th edition, 1992.

For all other B.Tech 2nd Year 1st Sem syllabus go to JNTUH B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering 2nd Year 1st Sem Course Structure for (R16) Batch.

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