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Microwave System Engineering
Course Code: EEE513
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 8
Objectives of the Course

Gain the concepts used in the radio communications Determine the RF system blocks To know about transmission lines which are used in RF-Microwave frequencies To know waveguide and microstrip circuit components which are used in RF-Microwave frequencies

Course Content

Gain the concepts used in the radio communications Transmission lines and waveguides: Line equations, coaxial lines, waveguide, microstrip lines. Passive elements: Connector, attenuator, resonator and filters, directional coupler, isolator and circular coupler. Microwave tubes: Kistron, walking wave tube. Diodes: capacity diodes, parametric amplifiers, pin diodes, tunnel diodes, Gunn elements, IMPATT. Transistors: bipolar and field effect transistors, amplifiers, mixers, oscillators.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To define systems in radio communication
2.To solve the transmission line problems and to apply impedance matching techniques.
3.To understand modern transmitter and receiver structures and design principles.
4.Knowledge about fabrication and useage of passive microwave circuit components (connectors, attenuators, phase shifters, terminations,..)
5.Knowledge about RF-Microwave resonators and their excitations
6.Knowledge about RF-Microwave filters and ability to design and simulate RF filters
7.Knowledge about microwave tubes and their working prenciples
8.Knowledge about microwave diodes, transistors and their applications
9.Knowledge about about rf-microwave amplifiers, oscillators and mixers
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Michael STEER, Microwave and RF Design : A System Approach, Scitech Publishing, Inc. 2009
2.Grigorios KALIVAS, Digital Radio System Design, John-Wiley, 2009
3.Pozar, “Microwave Engineering” Publisher: J Wiley Peter A. Rizzi, “Microwave Engineering Passive Circuits” Samuel Y. Liao "Microwave Devices and Circuits", Prentice-Hall
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Radio Communications: System concepts, Propagation and noise.
Week 2 - Theoretical
Passive and active components used in transmitters and receivers: Transmisson lines, matching circuits, microwave filters.
Week 3 - Theoretical
Amplifiers, oscillators and other components
Week 4 - Theoretical
Two wire lines, coaxial lines,Strip Lines, Waveguides
Week 5 - Theoretical
Passive components: connectors, terminations, attenuators, phase shifters,baluns
Week 6 - Theoretical
Resonators, microwave resonators
Week 7 - Theoretical
Microwave filters
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Intermediate Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Ferrite componensts (isolators,circulators), Microwave Tubes
Week 10 - Theoretical
Diodes and Transistors
Week 11 - Theoretical
RF-Microwave Amplifiers
Week 12 - Theoretical
RF-Microwave Oscillator
Week 13 - Theoretical
RF-Microwave Mixers
Week 14 - Theoretical
Radar systems. Radiometer system.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Radar systems. Radiometer system.
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%30
Final Examination1%50
Assignment8%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory144398
Assignment84572
Midterm Examination110313
Final Examination114317
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)200
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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