IJG  Vol.5 No.13 , December 2014
Determination of the Electromagnetic Field Created by Line Current and Sheet Current Source at the Earth’s Surface
ABSTRACT
The electromagnetic field that generated by line current and sheet current at the surface of the earth can be expressed in analytical form. The line current created at the earth’s surface by an infinitely long line current is given by the inverse Fourier integrals over a horizontal wave number. The sheet current can be obtained by integrating the line current expansions using a Neumann and Struve functions; these functions have known mathematical properties, including the series expansions. The series expansions are exact with neglecting the displacement currents. Assuming a uniform earth and that there is no propagation, the three nonzero field components can be expressed in terms of the Neumann and Struve functions. The integrals of line current expansions are calculated by using the numerical methods. The results represented graphically and illustrated by figures. Results can be used to evaluate numerical solutions of more complicated modeling algorithms.

Cite this paper
Sami, G. , Al-Nami, M. (2014) Determination of the Electromagnetic Field Created by Line Current and Sheet Current Source at the Earth’s Surface. International Journal of Geosciences, 5, 1584-1593. doi: 10.4236/ijg.2014.513129.
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