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ECE 6115 - Antenna Theory and Design I (3C)

Course Description

6115: Aperture theory. Aperture antennas: horns, reflectors, feeds. Phased arrays; Array antennas.

Why take this course?

The course sequence ECE 6115, 6116 provides intensive education in antenna design. Antennas are essential to communications and remote sensing. In particular, today’s explosion in wireless communications has increased the demand for radio frequency engineers who can design hardware in sophisticated applications. Antennas are an integral part of any wireless system.

Learning Objectives

  • identify all antenna array types
  • identify performance parameters and their quantification for antennas
  • design the following antennas: printed circuit antennas, slots, phased arrays
  • be able to describe the process of antenna measurements
  • use computer codes for moment method analysis of wire antennas
  • use antenna numerical analysis principles to analyze antennas