ETE 461

Course Code: ETE 461
Course Name:
Antennas and Radio Wave Propagation
Credit Hours:
Detailed Syllabus:

Antenna equivalent circuits, Radiation fields, Polarization, Isotropic radiator, Power gain of an antenna, Effective area and effective length of an antenna. The Horizon dipole, half-wave dipole. The vertical antennas, Folded elements. Loop and ferrite rod receiving antennas. Non-resonant antennas. Driven arrays, parasitic arrays. VHF-UHF antennas, Microwave antennas Radio Wave Propagation: Introduction, Propagation in free space, Tropospheric propagation, Ionospheric propagation. Surface wave. Low frequency, Very low frequency and Extremely low frequency propagation. The course includes lab works based on theory taught.