Understanding Electromagnetic Waves

Authors: Kao, Ming-Seng, Chang, Chieh-Fu

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  • Designed for a one-semester course in electromagnetic waves
  • Introduces Maxwell’s equations in the first chapter
  • De-emphasizes mathematical rigor in order to make key ideas and principles easy to understand
  • Makes material accessible to readers of varying backgrounds, with extensive use of solved examples
  • Includes abundant exercises for each chapter
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This one-semester textbook teaches students Electromagnetic Waves, via an early introduction to Maxwell’s Equations in the first chapter.  Mathematics fundamentals are used as needed, but rigor is de-emphasized in preference to understanding the basic ideas and principles of EM waves.  Each chapter includes extensive, step-by-step, solved examples, as well as abundant exercises. 

  • Designed for a one-semester course in electromagnetic waves;
  • Introduces Maxwell’s equations in the first chapter;
  • De-emphasizes mathematical rigor in order to make key ideas and principles easy to understand;
  • Makes material accessible to readers of varying backgrounds, with extensive use of solved examples;
  • Includes abundant exercises for each chapter.

About the authors

Ming-Seng Kao holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering of National Taiwan University. He was a professor in the Department of Communication Engineering at the National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan. His research interest includes optical communications and digital receivers. He was a recipient of Outstanding Teaching Award of NCTU. (He retired in 2013.)

Chieh-Fu Chang received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. He is currently a researcher at the Electrical Engineering Division of the National Space Organization/National Applied Research Laboratory (NSPO/NARL) in Taiwan. His research interests include satellite communications, remote sensing instruments, digital receivers and signal processing.  

Table of contents (7 chapters)

Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Understanding Electromagnetic Waves
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-45708-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-45708-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-45707-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 444
Number of Illustrations
51 b/w illustrations, 195 illustrations in colour
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