Course Details

ELE621 - Microwave Circuit Design Techniques

2023-2024 Fall term information
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ELE621 - Microwave Circuit Design Techniques
Program Theoretýcal hours Practical hours Local credit ECTS credit
MS 3 0 3 8
Obligation : Elective
Prerequisite courses : -
Concurrent courses : -
Delivery modes : Face-to-Face
Learning and teaching strategies : Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Preparing and/or Presenting Reports, Problem Solving
Course objective : -To teach the basic structures and different theories for the design of circuits in high frequency. -To gain the ability of design of Advanced Microwave Circuits.
Learning outcomes : To describe the main principles and applications of Advanced Microwave Circuit Design The usage of microstrip structures for the designs of advanced filters, amplifiers, oscillator and parametric amplifiers The usage of simulation programs for the design, To understand of related literature
Course content : Lecture contains the advanced level of the design of filters, single and multiple stage amplifiers, parametric amplifiers oscillators in high frequency circuits by using microstrip structures.
References : Lecture notes; R.E. Collin. Foundations for Microwave Eng.. McGraw-Hill Pub. Comp.; J. Everard. Fundamentals of RF Circuit Design with Low Noise Oscillators, John Wiley and Sons Ltd; G.D. Veldelin, A.M. Pavio, U.L.Rohde, Microwave Circuit Design Using Linear and Nonlinear Techniques Willey Interscience Pub.
Course Outline Weekly
Weeks Topics
1 Review of Transmission Lines and Waveguides
2 Review of Matching Concepts for real loads
3 Advanced Filter Design Techniques
4 Microstrip structures
5 Design Techniques for microstrip structures
6 Advanced Matching Techniques
7 Midterm Exam-I
8 Design Techniques for Amplifiers and Mixers
9 Parametric Amplifiers
10 Microwave Detector Circuits
11 Oscillators
12 Midterm Exam II
13 Noise Analysis in Microwave Integrated Circuits
14 Review of the important points
15 Final exam
16 Final exam
Assessment Methods
Course activities Number Percentage
Attendance 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Application 0 0
Field activities 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 1 10
Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Midterms 2 40
Final exam 1 50
Total 100
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade success 50
Percentage of final exam contributing grade success 50
Total 100
Workload and ECTS Calculation
Course activities Number Duration (hours) Total workload
Course Duration 14 3 42
Laboratory 0 0 0
Application 0 0 0
Specific practical training 0 0 0
Field activities 0 0 0
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, etc.) 14 4 56
Presentation / Seminar Preparation 1 22 22
Project 0 0 0
Homework assignment 0 0 0
Quiz 0 0 0
Midterms (Study duration) 2 25 50
Final Exam (Study duration) 1 30 30
Total workload 32 84 200
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
Key learning outcomes Contribution level
1 2 3 4 5
1. Has general and detailed knowledge in certain areas of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in addition to the required fundamental knowledge.
2. Solves complex engineering problems which require high level of analysis and synthesis skills using theoretical and experimental knowledge in mathematics, sciences and Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
3. Follows and interprets scientific literature and uses them efficiently for the solution of engineering problems.
4. Designs and runs research projects, analyzes and interprets the results.
5. Designs, plans, and manages high level research projects; leads multidiciplinary projects.
6. Produces novel solutions for problems.
7. Can analyze and interpret complex or missing data and use this skill in multidiciplinary projects.
8. Follows technological developments, improves him/herself , easily adapts to new conditions.
9. Is aware of ethical, social and environmental impacts of his/her work.
10. Can present his/her ideas and works in written and oral form effectively; uses English effectively.
1: Lowest, 2: Low, 3: Average, 4: High, 5: Highest
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