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Course Detail

Course Name Transmission Lines and Waveguides
Course Code 15ECE281
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Semester Four
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Plane Wave Theory: Plane waves in lossless and lossy media – Types of media – Skin effect – Poynting vector and group velocity – Normal incidence at conducting and dielectric boundary – Brief review of oblique incidence.

Unit 2

Transmission line theory: TEM wave along parallel plate line – Transmission line parameters – General equations – Infinite line concept – Transmission line parameters – Finite line properties – Input impedance – Smith chart calculations – Transmission line impedance matching techniques – Stub matching.

Unit 3

Wave Guiding Systems: Transverse Electric (TE) and Transverse Magnetic(TM) modes – Electromagnetic waves between parallel plates (TE and TM) – Properties – Rectangular waveguides – TE and TM waves in rectangular waveguides – Properties – Attenuation in waveguides

Text Books

  1. David K.Cheng, “Field and Wave Electromagnetics”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2002.


  1. Clayton R. Paul, Keith W. Whites, Syed A. Nasar, “Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields”, Tata McGraw-Hill Education Private Limited, Third Edition (Fifth Reprint), 2009
  2. John Daniel Kraus , Daniel A. Fleisch, “Electromagnetics with Applications”, Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited, Fifth Edition, 2004.

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