COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Antenna Systems and Design
Course Code: 
15ECE344
Year Taught: 
2015
Semester: 
7
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Antenna Systems and Design' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to radiation concept – Antenna parameters – Directivity – Gain – Radiation pattern – Impedance - Polarization – Beamwidth – Antenna temperature – Antenna measurements and Requirement for measurements.

Unit 2

Types of antennas – Point source – Dipole and slots – Loop antenna – Horn antenna – Helical Antenna – Patch – Reflector antennas –Parabolic reflector.

Unit 3

Array of two sources – Pattern multiplication – Linear arrays – Broadside array – Endfire array – Planar arrays.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Kraus, Marhefka, “Antennas for all Applications”, Tata McGraw Hill, Third Edition, 2002.

REFERENCES

  1. Vincent F. Fusco, “Foundations of Antenna Theory and Techniques”, Pearson Education, First Impression, 2007
  2. C. A. Balanis, “ Antenna Theory – Analysis and Design”, Wiley India, 2000