Microwave Circuits and Electromagnetic Waves - EL566

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury
(version 3)
Autumn and Spring
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5 15 (7.5) PROF J Batchelor

Pre-requisites

EENG3180 (EL318) ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS
EENG3190 (EL319) ENGINEERING ANALYSIS
EENG3030 (EL303) ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS

Restrictions

None

2019-20

Overview

This module provides students with a general knowledge of the principles of microwave communication technologies and how signals are transmitted via transmission lines. The module builds on this knowledge by introducing you to some of the microwave circuits used in modern communication systems.

Details

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Contact hours

Total contact hours: 41
Private study hours: 109
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

• Example class assignments, 4 at one hour each (10%)
• Workshops assignments, 5 at two hours each (30%)
• Exam 2 hours (60%)

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of the structures that guide pulsed, RF and microwave signals.
2. demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of EM wave behaviour in free space and at dielectric boundaries.
3. demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of EM guiding structures, both metallic and dielectric.
4. demonstrate knowledge and critical understanding of the basic design, matching and stability of RF amplifiers and of the circuits involved in the process of high frequency signal transmission.

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