Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Compulsory for: MWIR1. Alternative for: MFOT1. Optional for: E3, E3rn, F4, F4f, Pi4. Course coordinator: Mats Gustafsson,, Inst för elektro- och informationsteknik. Recommended prerequisits: ETE110 Modelling and Simulation in Field Theory or ETI015 Electromagnetic Fields, Advanced Course. Assessment: Written examination. Parts: 2. Home page:

The student shall acquire fundamental knowledge of antenna theory. The student shall acquire good ability to analyse and design antennas. The student shall acquire good knowledge of antenna parameters such as directivity and radiation pattern.

The student shall carry through and document a project in which an antenna is designed, fabricated and measured.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Radiation integrals. The far field. Antenna parameters. Friis´ transmission formula. The radar equation. Various antenna types such as wire antennas, patch antennas, aperture antennas, array antennas and reflector antennas. Pattern synthesis. In the laboratory work part a patch antenna is designed, manufactured and measured. Measurement techniques.

Kraus J D: Antennas For All Applications, McGraw-Hill.


Code: 0104. Name: Written Examination.
Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: Antenna theory.

Code: 0204. Name: Laboratory Work.
Higher education credits: 1,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written report. Contents: Laboratory work.