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Electromagnetisms in materials and waveguides - classical mechanics


Electromagnetisms in materials :
At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain
the concepts related to the propagation of electromagnetic waves in simple materials
(linear, homogeneous and isotropic, dielectric, magnetic or conductive), the reflection
and the refraction at one interface, the principle of metallic and dielectric (optical fibres)
waveguides and the related electromagnetic energy transport.
Students will be able to use Maxwell's equations to determine the nature of the
electromagnetic waves in a simple system (L.H.I. material, interface between two
materials, confined space between two planes of conductive material). They
will be able to determine the conditions and the characteristics of electromagnetic
wave propagation in metallic and optical-fibre waveguides
Classical Mechanics :
At the end of this module, the student will have understood and be able to explain
the notions of twist and wrench which are at the heart of the course, the theorems of Newton
and Euler which describe the movements of mechanical systems and the forces and
momentums appearing.
The student will be able to: solve an elementary problem of classical mechanics. He
should be able to handle the notions of power and energy.

Needed prerequisite

Electromagnetism in vacuum
Mathematical tools : complex number, vector field, differential calculus.
Notions of linear algebra, kinematics and dynamics of the material point.

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...