EEE 443: Antennas for Wireless Communications
Spring 2017, Professor Constantine A. Balanis


Course information, announcements, problem sets, exams, etc. will be made available as the semester progresses.

This site will be updated throughout the semester.

  LAST UPDATE:  January 8, 2016. See Announcements for information.


 
 

Table of Contents

Syllabus
Announcements and Important Dates
Lectures & Homework, Tests and Final Exam Solutions
Homework Sets



Announcements and Important Dates:

Test #1, Thursday, February 9, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS.
1:  Covers material through, and including Chapter 2  
2:  Totally Closed Book, Closed Notes, NO Homeworks, No Tests, etc.  

Test #2: Thursday, March 30, 2017. NO EXCEPTIONS.
1:  Covers material through and including Chapter 5.  
2:  Open Class Text Book and Class Website Notes ONLY (either as a hard copy or in electronic form, laptop or pad; NO Homeworks, Tests, etc.) 

FINAL EXAM: .......................... NO EXCEPTIONS.
1:  Covers material from Chapters ..................... 
2:  Open Class Text Book and Class Website Notes ONLY; NO Homeworks, Tests, etc. NO LAPTOPS OR COMPUTER PROGRAMS; ONLY handheld calculators. 


Homework Sets:

Homework#1: Due, Tuesday, January 24, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 2.1 (Part a)
2:  Problem 2.3.
3:  Problem 2.4 (Part f)
4:  Problem 2.5 (Part e).

Homework#2: Due, Thursday, January 26, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 2.7 (Part b): Assume the antenna is lossless.
2:  Problem 2.14
*:  Parts (a,b) [using Part (e) of Problem 2.12]
*:  Part (c). Also find the Directivity of Part (e) of Problem 2.12 using the Matlab computer program Directivity
3:  Problem 2.21

Homework#3: Due, Tuesday, January 31, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 2.37
2:  Problem 2.40
3:  Problem 2.50

Homework#4: Due, Thursday, February 2, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 2.53
2:  Problem 2.78
3:  Problem 2.96
4:  Problem 2.106

Homework#5: Due, Thursday, February 16, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 4.1 (a,b,c). Parts (a,b) from the book.
  Part (c). Verify the Directivity with the Matlab Computer Program Directivity.
2:  Problem 4.9
  Use the most judicious approach to solve the problem; make it simple..
3:  Problem 4.18. Only Parts (a,b).

Homework#6: Due, Tuesday, February 21, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 4.31
2:  Problem 4.35
3:  Problem 4.39

Homework #7: Due, Thursday, February 23, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 4.27
2:  Problem 4.54
3:  Problem 4.58
4:  Problem 4.68

Homework #8: Due, Tuesday, March 14, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  .Problem 5.3
2:  .Problem 5.4
3:  Problem 5.11

Homework#9: Due, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 5.18. Must use vector potential approach and get far-field spherical components E and H.
2:  Problem 5.29
3:  Problem 5.41

Homework#10: Due, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 6.1
2:  Problem 6.9
3:  Problem 6.10

Homework#11: Due, Tuesday, April 11, 2017,before the beginning of class.
1:  Problem 6.17. Verify design using Matlab program Arrays.
2:  Problem 6.48. Verify design using Matlab program Arrays.
3:  Problem 6.70. Verify design using Matlab program Arrays.

Homework#12: Due, Thursday, April 13, 2017, before the beginning of the class.
1:  Problem 6.73
2:  Problem 6.83
2:  Problem 6.92

Homework#13: (30 Points): Due, Thursday, April 20, 2017, before the beginning of class.
1:  Special Design Problem. Details will be send to the students as an attachment to an email.
  Plot the normalized amplitude radiation patterns (using a scale of 0 to -60 dB to see that the design meets the specifications.


 

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