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Course Detail

Course Name Radio Frequency Circuit Design
Course Code 15ECE355
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


  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

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