Electronics with Music BEng/MEng

Engineering Electromagnetics 2 ENG2031

  • Academic Session: 2021-22
  • School: School of Engineering
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 2 (SCQF level 8)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course introduces the principles of electromagnetic theory, and to applies these principles to engineering processes and devices.


2 lecture per week

Excluded Courses





70% Written Exam

20% Set Exercise: 4 evaluated exercises, typically in the form of quizzes (5% each)

10% Report: Laboratory report

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

The aims of this course are to:

■ introduce the principles of electromagnetic theory, and to apply these principles to engineering processes and devices;

■ provide an understanding of dielectric and magnetic materials;

■ introduce computer aided modelling of field and flux patterns in engineering components.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will be able to:

1) Analyse electrostatic, magnetic and electromagnetic problems;

2) Evaluate and describe the effects of electric and magnetic fields on the matter and its constituents.

3) Apply Maxwell's equation formalism to analyse electrostatic, magnetic and electromagnetic problems

4) Apply experimental and numerical techniques for characterising dielectric and magnetic materials.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must attend the degree examination and submit at least 75% by weight of the other components of

the course's summative assessment.