COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Radio Frequency Circuit Design
Course Code: 
15ECE355
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Radio Frequency Circuit 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

Radio frequency concepts: Frequency spectrum and applications – Behavior of passive components at radio frequencies – Design parameters. RF Passive components: Transmission lines and equivalent circuits – Design of transmission lines and transmission lines based devices - Smith chart representation

Unit 2

RF Network theory: Interconnection of networks – Scattering parameters and properties - RF measurements and principles. Active RF components and modeling: Diode – Transistor – measurements of parameters – scattering parameter characterization.

Unit 3

RF System Design: Impedance matching concepts – Microstrip matching – Transistor biasing networks – Amplifier design concepts and power relations – Design of portable systems.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. R. Ludwig and P. Bretchko, “RF Circuit Design-Theory and Applications”, Pearson Education, First Edition, 2006.

REFERENCES

  1. Matthew.M.Radmanesh, “Radio Frequency and Microwave Electronics Illustrated”, Pearson Education, First impression, 2006.
  2. D.M.Pozar, “Microwave Engineering”, Wiley India Limited, Third Edition, 2007