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. This course helps the students to learn key aspects of practical antenna design.
. A broad range of antennas such as dipole, loop, microstrip patch, horn, smart etc are studied during the course.
Module 1: Fundamental Concepts: (8 Hours)
Physical concept of radiation, Radiation pattern, near- and far-field regions, reciprocity, directivity and gain, effective aperture, polarization, input impedance, efficiency, Friis transmission equation, radiation integrals and auxiliary potential functions.
Module 2: Radiation from Wires and Loops: (7 Hours)
Infinitesimal dipole, finite-length dipole, linear elements near conductors, dipoles
for mobile communication, small circular loop. Polarization – Linear, Circular and Elliptical, Radiated Fields, Radiation resistance, Field regions & Directivity, Current distribution, Radiated Fields.
Practice: Design of Half wave Dipole Antenna
Practice: Design of Monopole Antenna
Module 3: Aperture Antennas:(4 Hours)
Huygens ’ Principle, radiation from rectangular and circular apertures, design considerations, Babinet’s principle, Radiation from sectoral and pyramidal horns, design concepts.
Practice: Design of Horn Antenna
Practice: Design of Parabolic Antenna
Module 4: Broadband Antennas: (3 Hours)
Broadband concept, Log-periodic antennas, frequency independent antennas, Antennas For Satellite communication.
Practice: Design of Circular antenna Simulation for UWB
Practice: Design of Log Periodic Dipole Antenna
Module 5: Microstrip Antennas: (3 Hours)
Basic characteristics of microstrip antennas, feeding methods, methods of analysis, design of rectangular and circular patch antennas.
Practice: Design of Microstrip Antenna Simulation
Practice: Design of Microstrip Antenna Array Simulation
Module 6: Antenna Arrays: (6 Hours)
Analysis of uniformly spaced arrays with uniform and non-uniform excitation amplitudes, extension to planar arrays.
Practice: Design of Helix Antenna Simulation
Module 7: Basic Concepts of Smart Antennas: (3 Hours)
Concept and benefits of smart antennas, fixed weight beamforming basics, Adaptive beamforming
Practice: Design of 5G phased array antenna design and beamforming\
1. C. A. Balanis, "Antenna Theory and Design", 3rd Ed., John Wiley & Sons., 2005.
2. W. L. Stutzman, and G. A. Thiele, "Antenna Theory and Design", 2nd Ed., John Wiley & Sons., 1998.
3. R. S. Elliot, "Antenna Theory and Design", Revised edition, Wiley-IEEE Press., 2003.
1. G.S.N. Raju, “Antennas and Wave Propagation”, Person Education.
Source of reference;
Radiation Mechanism, Poynting Vector, Power Intensity.
Antenna Parameters: Directivity, Gain , Antenna Polarization
Antenna Design Analysis - Session 4
Antenna Parameters: Axial Ratio, Input Impedance, Reflection Coefficient, Return Loss, VSWR
Antenna Parameters: Impedance Bandwidth, Communication link and FRIIS Transmission Equation
Infinitesimal dipole: Radiation Zones,Total Radiated Power,Radiation Resistance, Directivity, Effective Area
Finite Length Dipole: Radiated Power, Radiation Resistance, Directivity, Effective Area
Aperture Antennas: love's equivalence principle , electrical and magentic conductor equivalence principle
Broad side and Endfire Arrays, Phased Array
Non Uniform Array, Binomial Array, Dolph-Chebyshev Array concept
Smart Antennas: Introduction,Types,Beamforming,Fixed weight Beamforming
MMSE,Adaptive Beamforming, Sample Matrix Inversion Method
Prabhat K. Patnaik received a M.Tech. from Berhampur University in 2012 and B.Tech from Biju Patnaik University of Technology and Management in 2007.Presently he is working as Asst. Professor in Electronics and Communication Engineering Department at Centurion University of Technology and Management, Odisha, India. He has published 10 research articles. His current research includes digital […]