ECE Course Outline

ECE4370

Antenna Engineering (3-0-3)

Prerequisites
ECE 3025
Corequisites
None
Catalog Description
Basic theory, application, and design of a broad range of antennas.
Textbook(s)
Stutzman and Theile, Antenna Theory and Design (3rd edition), Wiley, 2012. ISBN 0470576642, ISBN 9780470576649 (required)

Topical Outline
Introduction
  Antenna Parameters
    Patterns, Parameters, Polarization
    Friis Transmission Equation
  Linear Wire Antennas
  Loop Antennas

Numerical Modeling of Antennas
  Numerical Electromagnetics Code (NEC)

Antenna Arrays
  N-Element Linear Array
  Self-and Mutual Impedances
  Log Periodic Arrays
  Uda-Yagi Arrays

Matching Techniques
  Folded Dipoles
  T and Gamma Matching
  Quarter-Wave Matching Sections

Helical Antennas

Spiral Antennas
  Planar and Conical-Log Spirals

Aperture Antennas
  Field Distributions
  Horn Antennas
  Reflector Antennas

Antenna Measurements

Noise Considerations