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ELE446 - MICROWAVE TECHNIQUES II
|MICROWAVE TECHNIQUES II||ELE446||8th Semester||3||0||3||6|
|Prerequisite(s)||ELE445 Microwave Techniques I|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-Face|
|Learning and teaching strategies||Lecture|
Question and Answer
Other: This course must be taken together with ELE448 MICROWAVE TECHNIQUES LABORATORY II.
|Instructor (s)||Faculty members|
|Course objective||This course gives basic microwave design techniques. Students successfuly completing this course are expected to: Recognize passive microwave elements and circuit blocks. Be able to design basic filters such as Butterworth and Chebychev filters. Realize filter designs with transmission lines. Design microwave resonators. Design microwave amplifiers. Be able to use microstrip and similar lines for design. Be prepared for advanced analysis and design studies in microwave region.|
|Course Content|| Planar transmission lines.|
Passive microwave elements.
Series and parallel resonant circuits.
Periodic structures, k-beta diagrams.
Microwave filter design, and realization.
Microwave amplifier design.
|References||1) Lecture notes|
2) Microwave Engineering, D. M. Pozar, Addison Wesley.
3) Foundations for Microwave Engineering, R. E. Collin, McGraw-Hill.
Course outline weekly
|Week 1||Planar transmission lines.|
|Week 2||Basics of resonators.|
|Week 3||Resonator types and their design.|
|Week 4||Periodic structures, k-beta diagrams|
|Week 5||Passive microwave elements: Power dividers, isolators, circulators.|
|Week 6||Passive microwave elements: Couplers.|
|Week 7||Midterm Exam I|
|Week 8||Basics of filters.|
|Week 9||Filter design by insertion loss.|
|Week 10||Realization of filters using transmission lines.|
|Week 11||Midterm Exam II|
|Week 12||Active microwave circuits and fundamental equations.|
|Week 13||Amplifier design using unconditionally stable transistors.|
|Week 14||Design of amplifier impedance matching circuits.|
|Week 15||Preparation for Final exam|
|Week 16||Final exam|
|Specific practical training||0||0|
|Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes||2||60|
|Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes||1||40|
Workload and ECTS calculation
|Activities||Number||Duration (hour)||Total Work Load|
|Course Duration (x14)||14||3||42|
|Specific practical training||0||0||0|
|Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)||14||4||56|
|Presentation / Seminar Preparation||0||0||0|
|Midterms (Study duration)||2||25||50|
|Final Exam (Study duration)||1||35||35|
Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes
|D.9. Key Learning Outcomes||Contrubition level*|
|1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.||X|
|2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.||X|
|3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.||X|
|4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.||X|
|5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.||X|
|6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.||X|
|7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.||X|
|8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.||X|
|9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.||X|
|10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.||X|
|11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.||X|
|12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.||X|
|13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.||X|
*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest