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Title:A Finite-Difference Time-Domain Electromagnetic Solver in a Generalized Coordinate System
Author(s):Hochberg, Timothy Allen
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Merkelo, Henri
Department / Program:Electrical Engineering
Discipline:Electrical Engineering
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):Physics, Electricity and Magnetism
Abstract:A new, finite-difference, time-domain method for the simulation of full-wave electromagnetic wave propogation in complex structures is developed. This method is simple and flexible; it allows for the simulation of transient wave propogation in a large class of practical structures. Boundary conditions are implemented for perfect and imperfect electrically conducting boundaries, perfect magnetically conducting boundaries, and absorbing boundaries. The method is validated with the aid of several different types of test cases. Two types of coaxial cables with helical breaks are simulated and the results are discussed.
Issue Date:1998
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:73 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/81245
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9904478
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1998


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