EC8701 ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING- AMW Syllabus

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EC8701 ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING- AMW Syllabus

EC8701 ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING- AMW Syllabus
EC8701 ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING- AMW Syllabus

OBJECTIVES:

• To enable the student to understand the basic principles in antenna and microwave

system design

• To enhance the student knowledge in the area of various antenna designs

• To enhance the student knowledge in the area of microwave components and antenna for practical applications.

ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING-AMW Unit Wise 16 Marks Important Questions

UNIT I : INTRODUCTION TO MICROWAVE SYSTEMS AND ANTENNAS

Microwave frequency bands, Physical concept of radiation, Near- and far-field regions, Fields and Power Radiated by an Antenna, Antenna Pattern Characteristics, Antenna Gain and Efficiency, Aperture Efficiency and Effective Area, Antenna Noise Temperature and G/T, Impedance matching, Friis transmission equation, Link budget and link margin, Noise Characterization of a microwave receiver

UNIT II RADIATION MECHANISMS AND DESIGN ASPECTS

Radiation Mechanisms of Linear Wire and Loop antennas, Aperture antennas, Reflector antennas, Microstrip antennas and Frequency independent antennas, Design considerations and applications.

UNIT III ANTENNA ARRAYS AND APPLICATIONS 

Two-element array, Array factor, Pattern multiplication, uniformly spaced arrays with uniform and non-uniform excitation amplitudes, Smart antennas.

UNIT IV PASSIVE AND ACTIVE MICROWAVE DEVICES

Microwave Passive components: Directional Coupler, Power Divider, Magic Tee, attenuator, resonator, Principles of Microwave Semiconductor Devices: Gunn Diodes, IMPATT diodes Schottky Barrier diodes, PIN diodes, Microwave tubes: Klystron, TWT, Magnetron.

UNIT V MICROWAVE DESIGN PRINCIPLES

Impedance transformation, Impedance Matching, Microwave Filter Design, RF and Microwave Amplifier Design, Microwave Power amplifier Design, Low Noise Amplifier Design, Microwave Mixer Design, Microwave Oscillator Design

EC8701 ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING-AMW Question Bank with Answers Pdf

OUTCOMES:

The student should be able to:

• Apply the basic principles and evaluate antenna parameters and link power budgets

• Design and assess the performance of various antennas

• Design a microwave system given the application specifications.

Engineering Question Bank

TEXTBOOKS:

1. John D Krauss, Ronald J Marhefka and Ahmad S. Khan, “Antenna and Wave Propagation: Fourth Edition, Tata McGraw –Hill, 2006. (UNITI, II, III)

2. David M.Pozar, “Microwave Engineering”, Fourth Edition, Wiley India, 2012. (UNIT I, IV, V).

REFERENCES:

1. Constantine A.Balanis,”Antenna Theory Analysis and Design”, Third edition, John Wiley India Pvt Ltd., 2005.

2. R.E.Collin, “Fundamentals for Microwave Engineering”, Second edition, IEEE Press, 2001.

EC8701 ANTENNAS AND MICROWAVE ENGINEERING- AMW Syllabus

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