Linear array theory: uniform linear arrays) broadside Ùˆendfire, electronic scanning) . Non uniform linear arrays (binomial, chebycheff), Planar arrays. Circular arrays. Aperture on conducting & non conducting planes. Horn antennas. E-sectoral, H-sectoral, and pyramidal horns, Parabolic reflectors (surface geometry, feeders). Loop antennas. Travelling wave antennas. Rhombic antenna.


Bachelor in Electronics and Communications Engineering


  • The course provides: Investigation on the performance of antenna arrays. Investigation on the performance of commonly used types of antennas through mathematical manipulation. Analysis and performance of some forms of the various antenna types. The radiation characteristic requirements for many applications. Investigation on the performance of some antenna types experimentally.


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Course Content

content serial Description
1Linear arrays: Introduction, two-element array. N-element Uniform linear arrays (broadside Linear, and Endfire linear arrays. Examples of linear arrays Feeding of linear arrays, Parasitic elements of linear arrays. Cylindrical, The spherical coordinates system)
2N-element Uniform linear arrays( electronic scanning Linear arrays. Non uniform linear arrays ?Array factor of even number of elements, Array factor of odd number of elements?
3Non uniform linear arrays ( Binomial advantages and disadvantages of binomial array, Design procedure, Directivity and beam width, Graphical representation of array factor of binomial array)
4Non uniform linear arrays (Dolph-Tschebyscheff arrays, advantages and disadvantages y, Properties of Tschebyscheff polynomial, Design procedure, Directivity and beam width, Graphical representation of array factor of Tschebyscheff array
5Planar arrays and circular arrays ?Properties of planar array, Array factor of planar array, Directivity and beam width ,Array factor of circular array, Advantages of circular array
6Radiation from aperture on conducting and non-conducting planes ?Introduction, Hugen?s principles, Magnetic current, Equivalence principle, The radiation fields, procedures of calculating the far fields?
77th Week Exam
8Radiation from a uniform illuminated rectangular and circular aperture ?Calculation the far fields of a uniform illuminated rectangular aperture, Beam width and directivity for E-plane pattern, Beam width and directivity for H-plane pattern, Calculation the far fields of a uniform illuminated circular aperture, Directivity and beam width
9E-plane sectoral horns ?Types of horn antennas, Design of E-plane sectoral horn, Directivity?
10H-plane sectoral horns and pyramidal horns ?Design of H-plane sectoral horns, Directivity, Design of pyramidal horn, Directivity?
11Parabolic reflector (Introduction, Geometry of reflector ,Effect the type of feeder)
1212th Week Exam
13Parabolic reflector (Analysis, Radiated field, Directivity)
14Loop antennas (Introduction, Calculation the far field, Radiation resistance, Directivity)
15Traveling wave antennas and rhombic antenna ?Construction, Calculation the far field, The locations of nulls, The locations of peaks, Advantages, Rhombic antenna?
16Final Examination

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