13E073AP - Antennas and Propagation

Course specification
Course title Antennas and Propagation
Acronym 13E073AP
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition none
The goal Introduce basics of the receiving and transmitting antennas and basics of the radio wave propagation, according to modern telecommunications needs.
The outcome Train students to identify, formulate and solve basic engineering problems requiring knowledge of antennas and radio wave propagation.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Basic theory of receiving and transmitting antennas. Analysis and synthesis methods. Hertz dipole. Loop antenna. Huygens radiator. Thin wire antennas. Antenna arrays. Horn antennas. Reflector antennas. Lens antennas. Slot antennas. Attenuation of radio waves in free space. Surface wave. Space wave. Tropospheric wave. Diffraction of radio waves. Wave propagation through ionosphere.
Contents of exercises Problems solving classes and lab classes.
  1. M. B. Dragović, Antene i prostiranje radiotalasa, Beograd, Akademska misao, 2008.
  2. C. Balanis, Antenna theory: analysis and design, New York, Wiley, 2005.
  3. B. M. Kolundžija et al., WIPL-D Microwave, Norwood, Artech House, 2005.
  4. WIPL-D Pro v16 – 3D EM Solver – User's Manual, WIPL-D, 2019.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, solving problem classes, demonstration of antenna measurements, demonstration of antenna software, and project
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 10