Singapore University of Social Sciences

Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics

Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics (ENG205)

Applications Open: 01 October 2022

Applications Close: 30 November 2022

Next Available Intake: January 2023

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: $1378 View More Details on Fees

Area of Interest: Science and Technology

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education (ACE), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C)

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


ENG205 Fundamentals of Applied Electromagnetics introduces the fundamentals in Electromagnetics Theory and exposes students to its current day applications. Microwave ovens, GPS, X-ray, RFID, LCD, LEDs, Communication systems are a few examples to cite for the applications of electromagnetics theory. Students will gain knowledge on the mathematical models used in electromagnetics theory and will be able to appreciate its applications in current day systems.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Introduction to Waves and Phasors
  • Transmission Lines
  • Vector Analysis
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetostatics
  • Maxwell's equation for time-varying fields
  • Plane-wave propagation
  • Wave Transmission and Reflection
  • Wave Radiation
  • Antennas
  • Applications of EM in Satellite, Mobile Communication Systems
  • Electromagnetic Hazards, RFID, GPS, X-rays, Oven

Learning Outcome

  • Explain Maxwell’s equations
  • Describe waves and phasors, and perform vector analysis
  • Calculate parameters, viz, line length, power and circuit parameters
  • Solve for the gradient, divergence and curl, and other mathematical equations
  • Analyse the induced current and emf
  • Use Smith chart for analysis
  • Appraise the applications of electromagnetics
  • Determine the parameters to satisfy the given system requirements
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