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2019/2020

Fundamentals of Antennas and Propagation

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Code Completion Credits Range
17AS1 Z,ZK 4 2+2s
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Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

System aspects of radio transmission, frequency spectrum of electromagnetic wave. Power budget, transmitter and receiver antennas. Basic definitions and parameters. Electromagnetic wave propagation, reflection and diffraction. Basic antenna theory, radiation pattern and impedance characteristic, antenna measurement. Analyses of wire antennas, antennas array, Yagi Uda antenna, horn antennas. Other antenna types overview.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1. Introduction, electromagnetic wave, radiation

2. Isotropic radiator, power budget

3. Antenna impedance characteristics

4. Antenna polarisation, radiation pattern

5. Theory of dipol

6. Theory of antenna arrays, Yagi-Uda antenna

7. Principles of aperture antennas

8. Antenna noise temperature

9. Theory of diffraction

10. Propagation principles in LF and MF bands

11. Propagation in Ionosphere

12. Propagation principles in VHF bands

13. Propagation principles of cm and mm waves

14. Other antenna types overview

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, laboratories

2. Array of isotropic radiators

3. Antenna array analysis

4. Software for antenna array analysis

5. Method of moments - fundamentals

6. Method of moments - dipol

7. Method of moments - project

8. Yagi-Uda antenna

9. Yagi-Uda antenna - analysis

10. Yagi-Uda antenna - optimisation

11. Yagi-Uda antenna - project

12. LOS link design

13. Horn antenna design

14. Basic calculations

Study Objective:
Study materials:

[1] Johnson, C.R.: Antenna Engineering Handbook. McGraw-Hill, Inc., London, 1993 [2] Mott, H.: Antennas for Radar and Communications. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1992 [3] Milligan, T.A.: Modern Antenna Design. McGraw-Hill Book Company. London, 1985

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