Direct solution of Maxwell's differential equations in the time domain using the finite-difference time-domain (FTDT) method. Absorbing boundary conditions and waveguide or plane wave excitation methods. Application to the solution of problems relevant to radiation, radar cross section (or scattering) and microwave circuit design. Wave equation and integral implementation. Application of one-and two-dimensional EM problems. Comparison with the finite element method. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EE 5450 Minimum Grade of B and (Graduate level MTH 5330 Minimum Grade of B or Graduate level MTH 6810 Minimum Grade of B or Graduate level PHY 6730 Minimum Grade of B)
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.