Transmission Lines and Wave guides

Pre-Requisite : EC205
Contact Hours and Credits : ( 3 -0- 0 ) 3

Objective : 

To expose students to the complete fundamentals and essential feature of waveguides, resonators and microwave components and also able to give an introduction to microwave integrated circuit design

Topics Covered :

Classification of guided wave solutions-TE, TM and TEM waves. Field analysis transmission lines.

Rectangular and circular waveguides. Excitation of waveguides. Rectangular and circular cavity resonators.

Transmission line equations. Voltage and current waves. Solutions for different terminations. Transmission-line loading.

Impedance transformation and matching. Smith Chart, Quarter-wave and half-wave transformers. Binomial and Tchebeyshev transformers. Single, double and triple stub matching .

Microstriplines, stripline, slot lines, coplanar waveguide and fin line. Microstrip MIC design aspects. Computer- aided analysis and synthesis.

Course Outcomes:

Students are able to

  • CO1: Classify the Guided Wave solutions  -TE,TM, and TEM
  • CO2: Analyze and design rectangular waveguides and understand the propagation of electromagnetic waves.
  • CO3: Evaluate the resonance frequency of cavity Resonators and the associated modal field.
  • CO4: Analyze  the transmission lines and their parameters using the Smith Chart
  • CO5: Apply the knowledge to understand various Microwave components like Strip Line, Slot Line etc...

Text Books:

  • R.E. Collin, Foundations for Microwave Engineering (2/e), McGraw-Hill,2002.
  • S.Y. Liao : Microwave Devices and Circuits,(3/e) PHI.

Reference Books:

  • J.D. Ryder : Networks, Lines and Fields, PHI.
  • D.M. Pozar, Microwave Engineering (3/e) Wiley,2004.