Best Reference Books – Electromagnetic Waves

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Electromagnetic Waves subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Electromagnetic Waves along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Electromagnetic Waves subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Electromagnetic Waves" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Electro-magnetic Waves and Radiation Systems” by E C Jordon and E G Balmain

“Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems (2nd Edition)” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts of electromagnetic theory and the transmission, radiation, and propagation of electromagnetic waves. The book then discusses its engineering applications like basics of antenna and antenna arrays, secondary sources and aperture antennas, interaction of field and matter, transmission lines, and waveguides. Other essential theories like principles of broadband antenna design, impedance, ionospheric and ground wave propagations, special relativity and electromagnetic theory are also covered in detail. This book is intended for engineering students and professionals.

2. “Fundamentals of Engineering Electromagnetics ” by D K Cheng

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Book Review: The book presents the fundamentals of electromagnetism in a precise and logical way and additionally the book also includes a variety of interesting and important applications. The book is adapted based on the extensive work done in the branch of field and wave magnetics, The book incorporates a number of innovative pedagogical features. Each chapter in the book starts with an overview which serves to offer qualitative guidance to the subject matter and motivate the student. Review questions and worked examples throughout each chapter reinforce the student’s understanding of the material. Remarks boxes following the review questions and margin notes throughout the book serve as additional pedagogical aids.

3. “Electromagnetic Waves” by R K Shevgaonkar

“Electromagnetic Waves” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive coverage of the fundamental concepts of electromagnetic waves while simultaneously focusing on their underlying mathematical principles. Their practical implementations are also highlighted with numerous illustrations, examples and exercises. This book is intended for undergraduate students studying for their electromagnetic waves course or for competitive engineering exams.

4. “Electromagnetic Waves & Radiating Systems” by Balmain and Jordan

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“Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems (2nd Edition)” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts of electromagnetic theory and the transmission, radiation, and propagation of electromagnetic waves. The book then discusses its engineering applications like basics of antenna and antenna arrays, secondary sources and aperture antennas, interaction of field and matter, transmission lines, and waveguides. Other essential theories like principles of broadband antenna design, impedance, ionospheric and ground wave propagations, special relativity and electromagnetic theory are also covered in detail. This book is intended for engineering students and professionals.

5. “ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES & RADIATING SYSTEMS” by E C Jordan and K G Balmain

“Electromagnetic Waves and Radiating Systems (2nd Edition)” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts of electromagnetic theory and the transmission, radiation, and propagation of electromagnetic waves. The book then discusses its engineering applications like basics of antenna and antenna arrays, secondary sources and aperture antennas, interaction of field and matter, transmission lines, and waveguides. Other essential theories like principles of broadband antenna design, impedance, ionospheric and ground wave propagations, special relativity and electromagnetic theory are also covered in detail. This book is intended for engineering students and professionals.

6. “Electromagnetic Fields and Waves” by Paul Lorrain

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“Electromagnetic Fields and Waves” Book Review: This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the physical and mathematical principles of classical electromagnetic theory. Essential topics like scalar fields, vector and vector fields, Ohm’s law, joule, faraday, coulomb, static electricity, Maxwell’s equations for bodies at rest and applications of electromagnetic waves are thoroughly discussed. The numerous illustrations, practical examples, numerical problems, and unsolved exercises helps the reader to understand the fundamentals of electromagnetic fields and waves.

7. “Concise College Physics Waves Optics Electricity Electromagnetism and Electronics” by S E Nonie

“Concise College Physics, Vol. 2: Waves, Optics, Electricity, Electromagnetism, and Electronics” Book Review: This book discusses all the fundamental concepts of waves, optics, electricity, electromagnetism, and electronics from an engineering perspective. The underlying physical principles are thoroughly examined using solved numerical examples and exercises. This book is suitable for undergraduate students studying courses where physics is required as a supporting subject.

8. “Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB” by Dikshitulu K Kalluri

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“Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB” Book Review: This book covers the theoretical aspects of electromagnetism as well as the practical aspects by illustrating with the help of MATLAB and other methods like FDTD. The book delves into the equations of complex media, computation and bounded simple media aspects of electromagnetism. Interesting case studies help readers understand the underlying principles and master conceptual mathematical aspects of electromagnetism.

9. “Electromagnetic Waves” by F W G White

“Electromagnetic Waves” Book Review: This book presents an introduction to electromagnetic waves from the physical and mathematical perspective. Concepts, examples, and problem solving techniques having wide applicability have been included in this volume. Related physical and mathematical theorems and formulae are also clearly highlighted in each chapter. This book is suitable for students and practicing engineers who are interested in the electromagnetic wave phenomena.

10. “Oscillations and Waves: In Strong Gravitational and Electromagnetic Fields” by Nail R Sibgatullin Queen Sibgatullin

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“Oscillations and Waves: In Strong Gravitational and Electromagnetic Fields” Book Review: This is an abridged and translated version of the original Russian edition. This book offers an analytical presentation of physical problems associated with electromagnetism and gravity. Spanning over 7 chapters, the text covers the Riemannian problem for infinite dimensional internal symmetry groups, a background on the group properties of integrable systems of equations of mathematical physics, and the acceleration and retardation of pulsars in X-ray astronomy.

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