|Learning and teaching strategies
||Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Other: This course must be taken together with ELE448 MICROWAVE TECHNIQUES LABORATORY II.
||This course gives basic microwave design techniques. Students successfuly completing this course are expected to: Recognize passive microwave elements and circuit blocks. Be able to design basic filters such as Butterworth and Chebychev filters. Realize filter designs with transmission lines. Design microwave resonators. Design microwave amplifiers. Be able to use microstrip and similar lines for design. Be prepared for advanced analysis and design studies in microwave region.
||Understand the operation of passive microwave devices. Recognize the operation, pass-band and stop-band characteristics of periodic structures. Learn the field analysis and equivalent transmission line circuits of resonators. Design basic microwave filters. Design basic microwave amplifiers and matching circuits.
||Planar transmission lines. Passive microwave elements. Series and parallel resonant circuits. Periodic structures, k-beta diagrams. Microwave filter design, and realization. Microwave amplifier design.
||1) Lecture notes; 2) Microwave Engineering, D. M. Pozar, Addison Wesley.; 3) Foundations for Microwave Engineering, R. E. Collin, McGraw-Hill.
Course Outline Weekly
||Planar transmission lines.
||Basics of resonators.
||Resonator types and their design.
||Periodic structures, k-beta diagrams
||Passive microwave elements: Power dividers, isolators, circulators.
||Passive microwave elements: Couplers.
||Midterm Exam I
||Basics of filters.
||Filter design by insertion loss.
||Realization of filters using transmission lines.
||Midterm Exam II
||Active microwave circuits and fundamental equations.
||Amplifier design using unconditionally stable transistors.
||Design of amplifier impedance matching circuits.
||Preparation for Final exam
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
|Key learning outcomes
||Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline. || || || || || |
||Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions. || || || || || |
||Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods. || || || || || |
||Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools. || || || || || |
||Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results. || || || || || |
||Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member. || || || || || |
||Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology. || || || || || |
||Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development. || || || || || |
||Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies. || || || || || |
||Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English. || || || || || |
||Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities. || || || || || |
||Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems. || || || || || |
||Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem. || || || || || |