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Course Detail

Course Name Antenna Systems and Design
Course Code 15ECE344
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


  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

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