Microwave Engineering - [2171001]


Teaching Scheme

Tutorial Practical Total
4 0 2 6

Examination Scheme

Theory Examination Practical Examination Total
ESE (E) PA (M) ESE Viva (V) PA (I)
70 30 30 20 150

    ESE = End Semester Examination, PA = Progressive Assessment

Course Type   

Syllabus Content

Microwave frequencies, advantages of microwaves, general and Industrial applications of microwaves
Transmission line equations & solutions, reflection and transmission coefficient, standing wave and standing wave ratio, line impedance and admittance, impedance matching, using stub line, application of smith chart in solving transmission line problems Introduction to strip lines , Microstrip lines, parallel strip lines, coplanar strip lines, shielded strip lines , Rectangular waveguides-theory and analysis, principle of circular waveguide
Wave-guide tees, magic tees, wave-guide corners, bends, twists, directional couples, circulators and isolators. S Matrix and its applications in analyzing microwave components
Limitations of conventional tubes at UHF & Microwave, Klystrons, velocity modulation, multicavity klystron, reflex klystron, traveling wave tube, Magnetron. (Without derivations).
Microwave transistors and integrated circuits, varactor diodes, step- recovery diodes, parametric amplifiers, tunnel diode and its applications, Gunn diode and its applications IMPATT diode, TRAPATT diode, PIN diode, schottky barrier diodes.
Basic principle, radar range equation: powers and frequencies used in radar, basic pulsed radar system, Factors Influencing maximum range, Effect of noise, Display Methods, Search and Tracking radar systems, Moving target indicator (MTI), CW Doppler Radar, Frequency Modulated CW radar

Study Material

Class Note

Reference Books

SrTitleAuthorPublicationAmazon Link
1Microwave EngineeringDavid M.PozarWiley India
2Microwave Devices And CircuitsSamuel LiaoPHI
3Microwave EngineeringAnnapurna Das, Sisirk. DasTMH
4Microwave EngineeringManojit MitraDhanpatrai & Co.
5Microwave And Radar EngineeringM KulkarniUmesh Publishers
6Microwave EngineeringSanjeev GuptaKhanna Pub.

Course Outcome

After successful completion of this course, the students will be able to

  • Understand basic properties & application areas of microwaves
  • Analyse of Transmission LInes
  • Analyse of different types of waveguides
  • Analyse waveguides using Scattering Matrices
  • Use Smith Chart for Single & Double Stub Matching Techniques
  • Analyse different microwave generation & detection devices
  • Analyse different types of Radar systems