Masters Theses

Author

Hao Wang

Abstract

"EMAP5 is a numerical software package designed to solve electromagnetic problems. It is a hybrid finite-element/moment-method code. The finite element method is applied to model the fields within a volume while the method of moments is used to model the fields exterior to the volume. The two methods are coupled by equating the tangential fields on the boundary.

This thesis presents new applications of the EMAP5 code. Two examples are provided to demonstrate the application of EMAP5 to scattering and radiation problems. One example consists of perfect conducting and dielectric spheres in free space. The other is a microstrip patch antenna. EMAP5 is also used to analyze a canonical problem which includes thin metal surfaces and a thin electrically long wire over a ground plane.

This thesis also explores different techniques for solving the sparse matrices generated by EMAP5. Matrix preconditioners are shown to reduce the computation time significantly"--Abstract, page iii.

Advisor(s)

Hubing, Todd H.

Committee Member(s)

Drewniak, James L.
Hale, Barbara N.

Department(s)

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Electrical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Spring 2000

Pagination

ix, 49 pages

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-48).

Rights

© 2000 Hao Wang, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Restricted Access

File Type

text

Language

English

Thesis Number

T 7739

Print OCLC #

44644760

Electronic OCLC #

1105630561

Link to Catalog Record

Electronic access to the full-text of this document is restricted to Missouri S&T users. Otherwise, request this publication directly from Missouri S&T Library or contact your local library.

http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b4443446~S5

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