The BRADLEY DEPARTMENT of ELECTRICAL and COMPUTER ENGINEERING

ECE 4675 Radio Engineering Laboratory | ECE | Virginia Tech

Undergraduate PROGRAMS

Course Information

Description

Wireless circuit design. Laboratory techniques for radio frequencies. 4675: Design of amplifers and oscillators.

Why take this course?

Provides an ability to measure radio frequency circuits and components and to design an amplifier and an oscillator.

Learning Objectives

  • Design radio frequency amplifiers using both Y- and S-parameter techniques
  • Design a L-C oscillator
  • Predict performance of the design they construct
  • Maintain an engineering notebook

Course Topics

Topic

Percentage of Course

Equipment orientation 8%
Component measurement 16%
Transistor biasing 8%
Radio-frequency parameter measurement 12%
Amplifier design/construction 12%
Amplifier optimization 12%
Amplifier measurement 12
Oscillator design/construction 8%
Oscillator measurement 12%