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Advanced Engineering Electromagnetics by Constantine A. Balanis

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  1. Mar 19, 2013 #1

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    Preface xvii
    1 Time-Varying and Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields                1
    1.1 Introduction                                                       1
    1.2 Maxwell's Equations                                                1
    1.3 Constitutive Parameters and Relations                              5
    1.4 Circuit-Field Relations                                            7
    1.5 Boundary Conditions                                               12
    1.6 Power and Energy                                                  18
    1.7 Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields                              21
    1.8 Multimedia                                                        29

    2 Electrical Properties of Matter                                     39
    2.1 Introduction                                                      39
    2.2 Dielectrics, Polarization, and Permittivity                       41
    2.3 Magnetics, Magnetization, and Permeability                        48
    2.4 Current, Conductors, and Conductivity                             55
    2.5 Semiconductors                                                    59
    2.6 Superconductors                                                   64
    2.7 Matamaterials                                                     66
    2.8 Linear, Homogeneous, Isotropic, and Nondispersive Media           67
    2.9 A.C. Variations in Materials                                      68
    2.10 Multimedia                                                       89

    3 Wave Equation and its Solutions                                     99
    3.1 Introduction                                                      99
    3.2 Time-Varying Electromagnetic Fields                               99
    3.3 Time-Harmonic Electromagnetic Fields                             101
    3.4 Solution to the Wave Equation                                    102

    4 Wave Propagation and Polarization                                  123
    4.1 Introduction                                                     123
    4.2 Transverse Electromagnetic Modes                                 123
    4.3 Transverse Electromagnetic Modes in Lossy Media                  138
    4.4 Polarization                                                     146
    4.5 Multimedia                                                       166

    5 Reflection and Transmission                                        173
    5.1 Introduction                                                     173
    5.2 Normal Incidence—Lossless Media                                  173
    5.3 Oblique Incidence—Lossless Media                                 177
    5.4 Lossy Media                                                      198
    5.5 Reflection and Transmission of Multiple Interfaces               205
    5.6 Polarization Characteristics on Reflection                       220
    5.7 Metamaterials                                                    227
    5.8 Multimedia                                                       245

    6 Auxiliary Vector Potentials, Construction of Solutions,
    and Radiation and Scattering Equations                               259
    6.1 Introduction                                                     259
    6.2 The Vector Potential A                                           260
    6.3 The Vector Potential F                                           262
    6.4 The Vector Potentials A and F                                    263
    6.5 Construction of Solutions                                        265
    6.6 Solution of the Inhomogeneous Vector Potential Wave Equation     279
    6.7 Far-Field Radiation                                              283
    6.8 Radiation and Scattering Equations                               284
    6.9 Multimedia                                                       305

    7 Electromagnetic Theorems and Principles                            311
    7.1 Introduction                                                     311
    7.2 Duality Theorem                                                  311
    7.3 Uniqueness Theorem                                               313
    7.4 Image Theory                                                     315
    7.5 Reciprocity Theorem                                              323
    7.6 Reaction Theorem                                                 325
    7.7 Volume Equivalence Theorem                                       326
    7.8 Surface Equivalence Theorem: Huygens'S Principle                 328
    7.9 Induction Theorem (Induction Equivalent)                         333
    7.10 Physical Equivalent and Physical Optics Equivalent              337
    7.11 Induction and Physical Equivalent Approximations                339
    7.12 Multimedia                                                      344

    8 Rectangular Cross-Section Waveguides and Cavities                  351
    8.1 Introduction                                                     351
    8.2 Rectangular Waveguide                                            352
    8.3 Rectangular Resonant Cavities                                    382
    8.4 Hybrid (LSE and LSM) Modes                                       390
    8.5 Partially Filled Waveguide                                       393
    8.6 Transverse Resonance Method                                      405
    8.7 Dielectric Waveguide                                             408
    8.8 Artificial Impedance Surfaces                                    436
    8.9 Stripline and Microstrip Lines                                   455
    8.10 Ridged Waveguide                                                466
    8.11 Multimedia                                                      470

    9 Circular Cross-Section Waveguides and Cavities                     483
    9.1 Introduction                                                     483
    9.2 Circular Waveguide                                               483
    9.3 Circular Cavity                                                  500
    9.4 Radial Waveguides                                                509
    9.5 Dielectric Waveguides and Resonators                             516
    9.6 Multimedia                                                       541

    10 Spherical Transmission Lines and Cavities                         549
    10.1 Introduction                                                    549
    10.2 Construction of Solutions                                       549
    10.3 Biconical Transmission Line                                     557
    10.4 The Spherical Cavity                                            561
    10.5 Multimedia                                                      569

    11 Scattering                                                        575
    11.1 Introduction                                                    575
    11.2 Infinite Line-Source Cylindrical Wave Radiation                 575
    11.3 Plane Wave Scattering by Planar Surfaces                        583
    11.4 Cylindrical Wave Transformations and Theorems                   599
    11.5 Scattering by Circular Cylinders                                607
    11.6 Scattering By a Conducting Wedge                                640
    11.7 Spherical Wave Orthogonalities, Transformations, and Theorems   650
    11.8 Scattering by a Sphere                                          655
    11.9 Multimedia                                                      665

    12 Integral Equations and the Moment Method                          679
    12.1 Introduction                                                    679
    12.2 Integral Equation Method                                        679
    12.3 Electric and Magnetic Field Integral Equations                  703
    12.4 Finite Diameter Wires                                           723
    12.5 Computer Codes                                                  732
    12.6 Multimedia                                                      735

    13 Geometrical Theory of Diffraction                                 741
    13.1 Introduction                                                    741
    13.2 Geometrical Optics                                              742
    13.3 Geometrical Theory of Diffraction: Edge Diffraction             761
    13.4 Computer Codes                                                  829
    13.5 Multimedia                                                      831

    14 Diffraction by Wedge with Impedance Surfaces                      849
    14.1 Introduction                                                    849
    14.2 Impedance Surface Boundary Conditions                           850
    14.3 Impedance Surface Reflection Coefficients                       851
    14.4 The Maliuzhinets Impedance Wedge Solution                       854
    14.5 Geometrical Optics                                              856
    14.6 Surface Wave Terms                                              864
    14.7 Diffracted Fields                                               867
    14.8 Surface Wave Transition Field                                   874
    14.9 Computations                                                    875
    14.10 Multimedia                                                     878

    15 Green's Functions                                                 885
    15.1 Introduction                                                    885
    15.2 Green's Functions in Engineering                                886
    15.3 Sturm–Liouville Problems                                        891
    15.4 Two-Dimensional Green's Function in Rectangular Coordinates     908
    15.5 Green's Identities and Methods                                  919
    15.6 Green's Functions of the Scalar Helmholtz Equation              925
    15.7 Dyadic Green's Functions                                        938
    15.8 Multimedia                                                      941

    References                                                           941

    Problems                                                             942
                           
    Appendix I: Identities                                               947
    Appendix II: Vector Analysis                                         951
    Appendix III: Fresnel Integrals                                      961
    Appendix IV: Bessel Functions                                        967
    Appendix V: Legendre Polynomials and Functions                       981
    Appendix VI: The Method of Steepest Descent (Saddle-Point Method)    997

    Index                                                               1003
     
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  3. Mar 25, 2013 #2

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    This has been a standard graduate engineering electromagnetics book for quite a few years now, and with good reason. It is very clearly written and includes much of what a first course or two should cover. I came across this book (I am only familiar with 1st edition) once I was out of grad school and working in industry - I have found one or two useful tidbits from the presentation in Balanis, but almost never use it I must say. Balanis wrote it to be a student friendly text, so it seems to go through each derivation in lots of explicit detail - great for learning for the first time but it makes this text a little tedious to use as a reference at times. The main exception (for me) is his chapter 7 on electromagnetic theorems - I didn't learn this material in grad school so I really appreciated Balanis' clear exposition here. This highlights that I would have loved this book as a student learning this for the first time - and I suspect the fact that Balanis is so detailed also gives professors the flexibility to highlight the more conceptual and interesting issues in lecture while being assured that the students can use the text to help go through some of the tedious algebra.

    The level is at advanced undergrad / first year grad. The main topics missing from this text are some approximation techniques like perturbation and variational approaches; on the other hand he includes an interesting looking chapter (I haven't really read it) on geometric theory of diffraction, which is certainly a useful approximation technique.

    I am once again astounded by the steep price tag of modern texts - I just looked and the second edition is $200 new from Amazon. Comparing new prices, Balanis is almost twice the price of Harrington - hard to justify in my mind. On the other hand used copies of the 1st edition of Balanis can be found for the price of a Dover book (~$20 plus shipping on amazon marketplace) so that makes it a great option for someone looking for an inexpensive student-friendly book.

    EDIT: forgot to mention chapter 2 on electrical properties of materials. This is great to have in such a book, especially since many engineering electromagnetics books (both undergrad and grad) all but ignore this topic to any detail. Also, the green's function chapter is, like the rest of the book, very clear and easy to follow.

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