ING3313 Electromagnetism and Signatures

Course code: 
Course name in Norwegian Bokmål: 
Elektromagnetisme og signaturer
Program of study: 
Bachelor i militære studier
Level of study: 
Teaching semester: 
2022 Autumn
Assessment semester: 
2022 Autumn
Language of instruction: 
Person in charge: 
Christophe Massacand
Harald Totland
Linn-Kristine Glesnes Ødegaard
Course content

At the end of the course the cadet will have a broad knowledge in basic electromagnetism.

The course covers the following academic content: charges, electric forces and electric fields, Gauss's law, electric potential, capacitors, dielectric media, magnetic forces and magnetic fields, Ampère's law, electromagnetic induction and induced fields, Faraday's law, electromagnetic travelling waves, electromagnetic vessel signature.

Learning outcome


After completion of the course, the cadet is able to:

  • describe key concepts and methods in electromagnetism
  • explain basic relationships between various phenomena in both electromagnetism and practical applications


After completion of the course, the cadet is able to:

  • apply a relevant set of concepts and formulae
  • use her or his knowledge to create mathematical models of selected phenomena
  • reason systematically, solve problems in electromagnetism, and provide details of the results
  • provide details of fundamental phenomena and practical applications in electromagnetism.

General competences

After completion of the course, the cadet is able to:

  • explain electromagnetism and relevant applications
  • communicate with others about the subject
Sensor system

Examination is carried out according to the Regulations for Admission, Studies and Examinations (in Norwegian, “Forskrift om opptak, studier og eksamen”) at the Norwegian Defence University College.


Knight, R. D. (2013). Physics for Scientists and Engineers. A Strategic Approach (3. utg.). Pearson, ISBN 9780321740908 (kap. 25-30, 32-34).

Form of assessmentGroupingDurationType of durationGrading scaleProportionOral examinationCommentSupported materials
Skriftlig eksamenIndividual4HoursA-F70Not requiredThe exam must be passedCalculator, formula collection
MappevurderingIndividual -A-F30Not requiredConsist of 1 test and 2 submissions.
Form of assessment:Skriftlig eksamen
Type of duration:Hours
Grading scale:A-F
Oral examination:Not required
Comment:The exam must be passed
Supported materials:Calculator, formula collection
Form of assessment:Mappevurdering
Type of duration:-
Grading scale:A-F
Oral examination:Not required
Comment:Consist of 1 test and 2 submissions.
Supported materials:
Christophe Massacand
Harald Totland
Linn-Kristine Glesnes Ødegaard
Approval signature: 
Fagråd Sjømilitær Teknologi, 18.04.2018