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Course Detail

Course Name Radio Frequency Engineering
Course Code 15ECE402
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Semester Seven
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Radio Frequency network Analysis: EM Spectrum and Applications – Electrical Length – Physical Length – Significance of Microwave Spectrum – Applications – Scattering Matrix Parameters and Properties – Insertion Loss, Return loss – Transmission matrix (ABCD) – Signal Flow Graph.

Unit 2

Waveguide Based Devices: Rectangular Waveguide Cavity – Cavity Resonator – Resonant Frequency and Quality Factor – Directional Coupler – Power Dividers and Tee’s – Introduction to Ferrites – Ferrite based Isolator and Circulator.

Unit 3

Radio Frequency Systems: Noise in RF Systems – Dynamic Range – Noise Equivalent Temperature – Noise Figure – Noise Figure of Cascaded System – Antenna Parameters – gain – Directivity – Efficiency – Bandwidth – Beam width – Polarization – Dipole – Loops – Horn – Parabolic Dish – Friis Formula – Radio links.

Text Books

  1. David M Pozar,“Microwave Engineering”, Wiley India Pvt. Limited, Third Edition, Second Reprint, 2007.


  1. Samuel Y. Liao, “Microwave Devices and Circuits”, Pearson Edition, Third Edition, 2003.
  2. Kraus, Fleisch, “Electromagnetics with Applications”, Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited, Fifth Edition, 2004.

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