13D071APR - Antennas and Propagation of Radiowaves

Course specification
Course title Antennas and Propagation of Radiowaves
Acronym 13D071APR
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition none
      The goal Introduce students to advanced concepts in area of antennas and propagation.
      The outcome Understanding of operating principles of antennas and skill to used these principles in analysis and synthesis of antennas and antenna systems.
      Contents of lectures Receiving and transmitting antennas: basic and specific properties and analysis methods. Wire antennas. Traveling wave antennas. Planar antennas. Complementary antennas. Antenna arrays. Aperture antennas. Antenna radomes. Matching and feeding circuits. Attenuation in free space. Surface wave. Space wave. Tropospheric wave. Diffraction of waves. Propagation of waves through ionosphere.
      Contents of exercises none
      1. Momčilo B. Dragović - Antennas and propagation of radio waves - 4th edition, Akademska misao, 2008.
      2. Constantine A. Balanis – Antenna Theory and Design – 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
      3. Thomas A. Milligan – Modern Antenna Desing – 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
      4. John D. Kraus, Ronald J. Marhefka – Antennas for all Applications – 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill, 2002.
      5. Robert J. Mailloux – Phased Array Antenna Handbook – 2nd Edition, Artech House, 2005.
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching lectures
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 70
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 30