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Microwave Engineering (2171001)

Teaching Scheme (in Hours)

Theory Tutorial Practical Total
4 0 2 0

Subject Credit :  6

Examination Scheme (in marks)

PA (M)
ESE Viva (V)
PA (I)
70 30 30 20 150

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Unit-1:  Introduction to microwaves :

Microwave frequencies, advantages of microwaves, general and Industrial applications of microwaves

Unit-2:  Microwave transmission lines and waveguides :

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

Unit-3:  Microwave components & their s -parameters :

Wave-guide tees, magic tees, wave-guide corners, bends, twists, directional couples, circulators and isolators. S Matrix and its applications in analyzing microwave components

Unit-4:  Microwave tubes and circuits :

Limitations of conventional tubes at UHF & Microwave, Klystrons, velocity modulation, multicavity klystron, reflex klystron, traveling wave tube, Magnetron. (Without derivations).

Unit-5:  Semiconductor microwave devices and circuits :

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.

Unit-6:  Radar systems :

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

Reference Books

Sr. Title Author Publication Amazon Link
1 Microwave Engineering David M.Pozar Wiley India
2 Microwave Devices And Circuits Samuel Liao PHI
3 Microwave Engineering Annapurna Das, Sisirk. Das TMH
4 Microwave Engineering Manojit Mitra Dhanpatrai & Co.
5 Microwave And Radar Engineering M Kulkarni Umesh Publishers
6 Microwave Engineering Sanjeev Gupta Khanna 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

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