# Christian Hafner: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2016

Name | Herr Prof. em. Dr. Christian Hafner |

Lehrgebiet | Theorie und Berechnung elektromagnetischer Felder |

Adresse | Nürenbergstrasse 17 b 8037 Zürich SWITZERLAND |

Telefon | 044 361 63 51 |

christian.hafner@ief.ee.ethz.ch | |

URL | http://alphard.ethz.ch/hafner |

Departement | Informationstechnologie und Elektrotechnik |

Beziehung | Titularprofessor im Ruhestand |

Nummer | Titel | ECTS | Umfang | Dozierende | |
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227-2037-00L | Physical Modelling and Simulation | 5 KP | 4G | C. Hafner, J. Leuthold, J. Smajic | |

Kurzbeschreibung | This module consists of (a) an introduction to fundamental equations of electromagnetics, mechanics and heat transfer, (b) a detailed overview of numerical methods for field simulations, and (c) practical examples solved in form of small projects. | ||||

Lernziel | Basic knowledge of the fundamental equations and effects of electromagnetics, mechanics, and heat transfer. Knowledge of the main concepts of numerical methods for physical modelling and simulation. Ability (a) to develop own simple field simulation programs, (b) to select an appropriate field solver for a given problem, (c) to perform field simulations, (d) to evaluate the obtained results, and (e) to interactively improve the models until sufficiently accurate results are obtained. | ||||

Inhalt | The module begins with an introduction to the fundamental equations and effects of electromagnetics, mechanics, and heat transfer. After the introduction follows a detailed overview of the available numerical methods for solving electromagnetic, thermal and mechanical boundary value problems. This part of the course contains a general introduction into numerical methods, differential and integral forms, linear equation systems, Finite Difference Method (FDM), Boundary Element Method (BEM), Method of Moments (MoM), Multiple Multipole Program (MMP) and Finite Element Method (FEM). The theoretical part of the course finishes with a presentation of multiphysics simulations through several practical examples of HF-engineering such as coupled electromagnetic-mechanical and electromagnetic-thermal analysis of MEMS. In the second part of the course the students will work in small groups on practical simulation problems. For solving practical problems the students can develop and use own simulation programs or chose an appropriate commercial field solver for their specific problem. This practical simulation work of the students is supervised by the lecturers. | ||||

401-5870-00L | Seminar in Electromagnetics for CSE | 4 KP | 2S | C. Hafner, J. Leuthold | |

Kurzbeschreibung | Various topics of electromagnetics, including electromagnetic theory, computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic wave propagation, applications from statics to optics. Traditional problems such as antennas, electromagnetic scattering, waveguides, resonators, etc. as well as modern topics such as photonic crystals, metamaterials, plasmonics, etc. are considered. | ||||

Lernziel | Knowledge of the fundamentals of electromagnetic theory, development and application of numerical methods for solving Maxwell equations, analysis and optimal design of electromagnetic structures |