About Course
This Antennas and Wave Propagation course cover indepth knowledge of Basic antenna principles, concepts of antenna wave propagation, antenna theory, design, and measurements.
Antennas and Wave Propagation Course Aims
Providing knowledge of different types of antennas. Knowledge of antenna measurement methods.Knowledge of radio wave propagation in the atmosphere, Learning Outcomes.
Curriculum Content of Antennas and Wave Propagation
1. Fundamental Concepts: Concept of Radiation (physical meaning), Potential functions & Electromagnetic field, Network Theorems, Radiation Pattern, nearfield, and farfield regions, basic parameters of the antenna (directivity, gain, beamwidth, effective aperture, polarization, input impedance, radiation efficiency, radiation resistance, and efficiency, etc.), Friis transmission equation, Methods of Excitation.
2. Radiation from Wires and Loops: Infinitesimal dipole, finitelength dipole, dipoles for mobile communication, small circular loop.
3. Aperture Antennas: Huygens’ principle, radiation from rectangular and circular apertures, design considerations, Babinet’s principle, Radiation from sectoral and pyramidal horns, design concepts, Fourier Transformation in aperture antenna.
4. Travelling Wave antennas: Analysis and Design of Rhombic antennas and V antenna.
5. Broadband Antennas: Broadband concept, Logperiodic antennas, frequencyindependent antennas.
6. Reflector antennas: Parabolic reflectors and reflector optics.
7. Microstrip Antennas: Basic characteristics of microstrip antennas, feeding methods, methods of analysis, design of rectangular patch antennas.
8. Antenna Measurements: Antenna Radiation pattern measurements, Measurement of antenna beamwidth and gain, Polarization measurements. Measurement of radiation resistance, S parameter.
9. Antenna Arrays: Analysis of uniformly spaced arrays with uniform and nonuniform excitation amplitudes, an extension to planar arrays, Binomial arrays.
10. Wave Propagation: Propagation of radio waves, mode of propagation Ground wave propagation Attenuation characteristics for ground wave propagation, Calculation of field strength at a distance. Skywave propagation . atmospheric effects, the structure of the ionosphere, and its effect on radio waves. Ray path, ionospheric propagation, skip distance, virtual height, critical frequency, MUF, fading, diversity. Space wave propagation – Reflection from the ground for vertically and horizontally polarized waves. Reflection characteristics of the earth. Resultant of the direct and reflected ray at the receiver. Duct propagation.
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Course Content
Antennas and Wave Propagation

Radiation pattern of isotropic, directional & Omnidirectional antenna in antenna
10:47 
Basics of Radiation pattern (HPBW, FNBW & Front to Back ratio) in Antennas
11:10 
Antenna Radiation Density and Radiated Power in Antenna and Wave Propagation
10:07 
Antenna Radiation Intensity, Antenna Parameters in Antennas & Wave Propagation
06:48 
Example of HPBW Half Power Beam Width & FNBW First Null Beam Width in Antenna
11:33 
Antenna Beam Efficiency, Antenna Parameters in Antennas & Wave Propagation
05:59 
Beam Angle & Beam Solid Angle
11:46 
Antenna Radiation Efficiency
07:03 
Examples on Antenna Radiation Efficiency in Antennas and wave Propagation
03:15 
Antenna Directivity, Antennas Parameter
09:37 
Example of Antenna Directivity, Antenna Parameter in Antenna & Wave Propagation
06:49 
Example of Antenna Beam Solid Angle in Antennas and Wave Propagation
09:10 
Antenna Gain, Antenna Parameters in Antennas and Wave Propagation
12:06 
Examples of Antenna Gain
07:13 
Example of Antenna radiated Power in Antennas & Wave Propagation
07:01 
Antenna Apertures
19:12 
Polarization – linear, Circular & Elliptical Polarization
00:00 
CoPolarization and CrossPolarization and Basic of Polarization
00:00 
Friis Transmission Formula
00:00 
Transmission Path Loss
11:35 
Examples on FrissTransmission Formula
00:00 
Antenna Field Zones
00:00 
Radiation Resistance
12:16 
Retarded Potential
12:59 
Reflection Coefficient and VSWR of Antenna
00:00 
Antenna temperature basics and definition
00:00 
Effective Height of Antenna
12:49 
Reciprocity Theorem of Antenna
11:56 
Types of Dipole Antennas
08:36 
How Dipole Antenna radiates in space
11:22 
Electric and Magnetic Field in Dipole Antenna
00:00 
Radiation Resistance and Radiated Power of Hertzian Dipole Antenna
00:00 
Example of Radiation Resistance of Hertzian Dipole
00:00 
Radiation Power and Radiation Resistance of Halfwave Dipole Antenna
00:00 
Dipole antenna feeding Techniques
00:00 
Monopole Antenna, Imaginary Ground of Monopole
07:27 
Folded Dipole Antenna
00:00 
Basics of Antenna Array in Antennas and Wave Propagation
13:45 
Two Isotropic Source Array in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Two point Array separated Half wavelength
00:00 
Two point Array separated wavelength
00:00 
Radiation Pattern of Two point Antenna Array
00:00 
Pattern Multiplication of four Point Sources
00:00 
Pattern Multiplication of eight Point Sources
00:00 
Binomial Array, Antenna Array in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Schelkunoff Polynomial Array
00:00 
Dolph Tchebyscheff Array or Chebyshev Array
00:00 
Tchebyshev Polynomial
00:00 
Phased Array basics, working and Applications
00:00 
Frequency Scanning Array basics & working
00:00 
Hansen Woodyard end Fire Array
00:00 
Smart Antenna basics, working & Applications
00:00 
Loop Antenna Completely Explained in Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Radiated Power and Radiation Resistance of Loop Antenna
00:00 
Helical Antenna Completely Explained in Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Designing of Helical Antenna
00:00 
Examples of Helical Antenna
00:00 
Yagi Uda Antenna Completely Explained
00:00 
Examples and Designing of Yagi Uda Antenna
00:00 
Turnstile Antenna
00:00 
Long wire Resonant Antenna
00:00 
Travelling Wave antenna or Non Resonant Antenna
00:00 
V Antenna basics, Radiation & Applications
00:00 
Rhombic Antenna basics, Radiation and Designing
00:00 
Designing Examples of Rhombic Antenna
00:00 
Antenna Impedance Matching of Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Horn Antenna basics, Radiation & Applications
00:00 
Reflector Antenna basics, Working & Radiation in Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Feeding Methods of Reflector Antenna
00:00 
Aperture Efficiency of Reflector Antenna
00:00 
Examples on Reflector Antenna
00:00 
Lens Antenna basics, Radiation & Applications
00:00 
Comparison of Reflector Antenna and Lens Antenna
00:00 
Babinet’s Principle in Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Slot Antenna basics, Radiation & Applications
00:00 
Microstrip Antenna or Patch Antenna basics
00:00 
Feeding Methods of Microstrip
00:00 
Fringing Effect of Microstrip
00:00 
Designing of Microstrip Antenna
00:00 
Example of Microstrip Antenna
00:00 
PIFA Antenna or Planar Inverted F Antenna
00:00 
Broad Band Antenna and Frequency Independent Antenna
00:00 
Log Periodic Antenna in Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Spiral Antenna basics, structure, radiation pattern, designing & polarization
00:00 
Radiation Pattern Measurement, Antenna Measurement in Antennas
00:00 
Gain Measurement, Antenna Measurement in Antenna and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Source of Error in Gain Measurement, Antenna Measurement in Antennas
00:00 
Impedance Measurement, Antenna Measurement
00:00 
Phase Measurement of Antenna
00:00 
Polarization Measurement, Antenna Measurement
00:00 
Spectrum Analyzer block Diagram, Basics and Working in Microwave Engineering
00:00 
Spectrum Analyzer (Working, Types, Operation and uses)
00:00 
Network Analyzer basics, Block Diagram and working in Microwave Engineering
00:00 
VNA Calibration in Microwave Measurement in Microwave Engineering
00:00 
Anechoic Chamber
00:00 
Radio Wave Propagation in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Ground Wave Propagation, Radio Wave Propagation in Antenna
00:00 
Sky Wave Propagation in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Space Wave Propagation in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Duct Propagation in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
Critical Frequency, Sky Wave Propagation
00:00 
Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF)
00:00 
Virtual Height, Sky Wave Propagation
00:00 
Skip Distance, Sky Wave Propagation in Antennas and Wave Propagation
00:00 
GATE Examples on Antenna Array and Radiation Pattern in Antennas
00:00 
GATE example on Radiation Pattern of Dipole antenna in Antennas
00:00 
1 GATE examples on Directivity and Radiated Power in Antennas
00:00 
2 GATE examples on Directivity and Radiated Power in Antennas
00:00