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ECE 6390

Sum 15
3 Hrs

Prof. D


12:00 pm - 1:45 pm

Room 1

Class Updates

3 August 2015: HW 3 and Test 3 can be collected from Sharon Pugh's office in Van Leer 492.

27 July 2015: HW 3 solution available. Test 3 solution available.

25 July 2015: The projects are now available for peer evaluation (please review the instructions on the second sheet of the peer evaluation form). I need this form as well as your team member evaluations emailed to me (durgin AT gatech.edu) by 11:59pm on Thursday, 30 July 2015.

20 July 2015: Project Week (no class)! Please hand in your group projects by the end of the week. Your project page is populated with team icons, team member evaluation forms, and peer evaluation forms.

7 July 2015: Introduction to GPS videos (Lecture 21 and 22) are available. You will need this for homework 3, which will be collected on 16 July 2015.

6 July 2015: Solutions to test 2 are here.

19 June 2015: Solutions to test 1 are here.

18 June 2015: Formal statement for the project is here.

17 June 2015: Test 2 will be administered on Thursday, 25 June 2015.

Homework 2 will be collected on Tuesday, 23 June 2015 (ATL-based students).

10 June 2015: Project groups are now available.

31 May 2015: Reminder that Test 1 (for Atlanta-based students) will be administered on Tuesday, 8 June 2015. DL students will have a 1-week window (until 15 June 2015) to take the test. For planning purposes, Test 2 will be administered on Thursday, 25 June 2015, and Test 3 will be administered on Thursday, 16 July 2015.

Also, your TA for the course -- Huan Yu -- may be contacted at hyu318 AT gatech.edu. His office hours are MW 10:30am-12:30pm in Klaus 1351.

25 May 2015: Homework 1 will be collected on Tuesday, 2 June 2015. Pick a real (current or historical) satellite in an inclined, elliptical (e>0.1) earth orbit. Write a short summary of the history and use of this satellite. Calculate and plot the sky track for an earth station based in Atlanta (or other location if the application demands it).

13 May 2015: There will be no in-class (or video) lecture for Tuesday, 19 May 2015. Instead, use this time to review the following basic electromagnetics topics in preparation for the unit on radio wave propagation:
THT1: Review of Phasors
WAV1: Maxwell's Equations
WAV2: The Helmholtz Wave Equation
WAV3: Plane Waves
Notes and sample problems for these topics may be found on my ECE3025 online resource page.

8 May 2015: Here is the syllabus for our coures.

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