ECE 621

Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics

Units: 1.5

Formerly: ELEC 621

Introduction to theoretical principles, and applications of numerical techniques for solving electromagnetic field problems. Static and dynamic field problems in modern microwave and millimeter wave transmission media. Maxwell's equations and their principal solutions. Boundary and interface conditions. Finite difference and finite element method (FDM, FEM). Method of moments (MM). Spectral domain and mode matching techniques. Transmission line method (TLM).


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 621, ELEC 621.
  • Students who have completed equivalent prerequisites may request permission to register in the course.


  • One of ECE 522, ECE 524, ECE 525, ELEC 521, ELEC 522, ELEC 524, ELEC 525; or
  • permission of the department.

Graduate course in the Electrical and Computer Engineering program offered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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