EE3xxx
– Microwave Engineering
This course provides the foundation
concepts for the following courses Antenna Theory, Microwave Systems
Engineering, Radar Engineering and Microwave Remote Sensing.
Course
Objectives
· Analyze various design aspects of matching
network, filters and resonators
·
Develop the skills of using
mathematical and electromagnetic tools to calculate the Sparameters of a
network
·
Use transmission lines to analyse
matching network and resonators design
· Solve assignments on working of
rectangular and circular waveguide as resonators
·
Design power dividers and
directional couplers for class project in HFSS
Syllabus
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Microwave network analysis: Impedance and Equivalent
Voltages and Currents, Impedance and Admittance Matrices, Reciprocal Networks,
Lossless Networks, The Scattering Matrix, Reciprocal Networks and Lossless
Networks, Relation to Impedance Matrix, Equivalent Circuits for TwoPort
Networks, Application to ThruReﬂectLine Network Analyzer Calibration,
Excitation of Waveguides
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Impedance matching and tuning: Matching with
Lumped Elements (L Networks), Analytic Solutions, Smith Chart Solutions,
SingleStub Tuning, Shunt Stubs, Series Stubs, DoubleStub Tuning, The
QuarterWave Transformer
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Microwave resonators: Series and Parallel Resonant
Circuits, Loaded and Unloaded Q, Transmission Line Resonators (ShortCircuited
λ/2 Line and λ/4 Line, OpenCircuited λ/2 Line), Rectangular Waveguide Cavity
Resonators
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Power dividers and directional couplers: Basic
Properties of Dividers and Couplers, ThreePort Networks (TJunctions),
FourPort Networks (Directional Couplers), The TJunction Power Divider,
Lossless Divider, Resistive Divider, The Wilkinson Power Divider, Waveguide
Directional Couplers
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Microwave filters: Filter Design by the Insertion Loss
Method, Characterization by Power Loss Ratio, Maximally Flat LowPass Filter
Prototype, EqualRipple LowPass Filter Prototype, Linear Phase LowPass Filter
Prototypes, Filter Transformations, Bandpass and Bandstop Transformations,
Filter Implementation, Richards’ Transformation, Kuroda’s Identities, Impedance
and Admittance Inverters; Introduction to coupled line filters
Assignments
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Problems from the text or reference
books
·
MATLAB and OpenEMS/HFSS based
engineering problems
Mark
Distribution


Class Test

5

Quiz 1

10

Quiz 2

10

Assignments

20

Project

10

Final exam

45

Textbooks
Microwave Engineering by David M.
Pozar, Sixth edition, published by Pearson Education.
Faculty
Swaroop Sahoo
Teaching
Assistant
Mr. Shaik Sharif