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Fall 2017
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8/22
Introduction, Syllabus
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Review of T-lines, Phasors
Current Standing Waves
notes: ANT1, WAV1
video: Sinusoidal T-Lines (THT1-3)
reading: Stutzman ch 1; Balanis pp 1-26

8/24
Antennas in Circuits
notes: ANT2, antenna in circuits
reading: Stutzman ch 1; Balanis pp 1-26

8/29
Maxwell's Equations
notes: WAV2
video: Basics Wave Prop (WAV 1-3)
reading: Stutzman pp 23-27

8/31
Basic Radiation Theory
notes: ANT3
reading: Stutzman pp 27-38;
Balanis pp 151-165

9/7
The Hertzian Dipole,
notes: ANT4
reading: Stutzman pp 38-73;
Balanis pp 27-86, 165-181

9/7
Space Current Radiation
notes: ANT5
reading: Stutzman pp 73-81;
Balanis pp 133-144
9/12
Half-Wave Dipoles
notes: ANT6
reading: Stutzman pp 73-81;
Balanis pp 133-144, 181-218
9/14
Dipole Arrays
notes: ANT7, Matlab code
reading: Stutzman pp 89-96;
Balanis pp 184-208

9/19
Antennas in Link Budgets
reading: Stutzman pp 100-125;
Balanis pp 87-108
videos: plane waves

9/21
Loop Antennas, Polarization
reading: Balanis pp 231-282, pp 70-80

9/26
Linear Antenna Arrays
reading: Stutzman pp 89-96, 271-285;
Balanis pp 283-345

9/28
Endfire Antenna Arrays
reading: Stutzman pp 285-292;
Balanis pp 283-345


10/3
Helical Antennas
reading: Stutzman pp 225-233;
Balanis pp 566-576


10/5
Test 1
10/10
Fall Break


10/12
Prop. Modeling: Seidel-Rappaport
notes: Partition Model Paper

10/17
Method of Moments, NEC
notes: 4NEC tutorial
reading: Stutzman pp 587-616;
Balanis p 214

10/19
Complex Wire Antennas
reading: Stutzman 81-89, 205-211;
Balanis pp 577-600

10/24
Prop. Modeling: Path Loss Exponent
reading: Rappaport (handout)

10/26
Horn Antennas
reading: Stutzman pp 357-385;
Balanis pp 739-802

10/31
Aperture Antennas
reading: Stutzman pp 344-357;
Balanis pp 653-726

11/2
Dish Antennas
reading: Stutzman pp 391-419;
Balanis pp 883-937
11/7
Rayleigh Fading
notes: Basic Fading, AAT1

11/9
Test 2

11/14
Rician Fading
notes: Rician Fading, AAT2


11/16

11/21
Broadband Antennas, Bandwidth Limits
reading: Stutzman pp 233-266;
Balanis pp 611-650

11/23
Thanksgiving Break
11/28
RADAR
reading: Stutzman pp 122-123, 325-327;
Balanis pp 96-100

11/30
Guest Lecturer: Brett Walkenhorst
Antenna Measurements

12/5
no class meeting

12/7
12/12
Final Exam Period
12/8 (Friday 11:30am to 2:20pm)
Final Exam

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