BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT
BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY (HONOURS)
In Affiliation with
NATIONAL U7NIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (NUST)
Course: Electromagnetic Fields 1 Paper Code: EPE 4102
1. Answer book
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1. Attempt any five questions out of seven
2. Show clearly all working steps
3. Begin each question on a fresh page.
4. All questions carry equal marks (20 marks)
5. Take permittivity and permeability of free space, ε0= 8.854x 10-12Faradsmetre
μ0=4π x 10-7 Henry/metre
a) State Faradays law of electromagnetic induction.
[ 2 marks]
b) State Lenz’s Law of electromagnetic induction. [1 mark] c) The field coils of a 6 pole d.c.generator each having 500turns are connected in series. When the series is excited, there is a magnetic flux of 0.02Wb/pole. If the field current is opened in 0.02sec and residual magnetism is 0.002Wb/pole, calculate the average voltage across the terminals .[5 marks]
d) Derive Maxwell’s equation [∇x E=- ∂B∂t] [12 marks]
a) State Maxwell’s four equations for time varying fields in integral form. [4 marks] Derive the wave equations for E and H in free space from Maxwell’s curl equations. [ 16 marks]
a) Derive the boundary condition tanϑ1tanϑ2= ε1ε2 in electric fields at the boundaries between conductors and dielectrics of different permittivities. Use a sketch for your working. [...
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