ECE Course Outline
RF Engineering II (3-0-3)
- ECE 4415
- Catalog Description
- Fundamentals learned in RF-I are employed to design the elements of radio receivers, transmitters, and similar systems. Systems analysis, mixers, detectors, power amplifiers, low-noise amplifiers, and oscillators are covered.
- No Textbook Specified.
- Topical Outline
Introduction Communication Systems Noise in Communications Systems Methods of Modulation Radio Receivers FCC Rules Linear and Non-Linear Amplifiers Amplifier Classes and Efficiency Dynamic Range Intermodulation Distortion Small-Signal Amplifier Design Gain, Stability, and Noise Circles Low-Noise Design Design of Feedback Amplifiers Frequency Mixers Definitions and Terms Diode Mixers Transistor Mixers Spurious Responses Detectors AM Detectors FM and PM Detectors Noise Considerations Dyinamic Range Oscillator Design Criteria for Oscillations to Occur Build-Up of Oscillations Oscillator Analysis Resonator Theory Negative Resistance Oscillators Feedback Oscillators Tuned Oscillators Crystal Oscillators Frequency Synthesizers Large Signal Amplifiers Amplifier Classes and Efficiency Dynamic Range Intermodulation Distortion Design of Large Signal Amplifiers Transmitter Circuits Power Amplifiers AM Transmitters FM Transmitters High-Power Vacuum Tube Amplifiers Power Combining Techniques
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