Antennas for Wireless Communications

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Antennas for wireless communications
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10Л003
  3.    Study program TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/8   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Pero Latkoski
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  The student will learn about the types of antennas used in modern telecommunication systems, such as base stations and mobile devices.

11.    Course Syllabus: Applied antennas for base stations: CDMA, GSM, WCDMA. Antennas for WLAN (WiFi) applications. Antennas for WiMAX based stations. Advanced antennas for radio base stations. Smart antennas. Antennas for radar applications. Antennas for handheld user devices. RFID Tag antennas. Antennas for laptops. Multiband antennas. Antennas for BAN (Body Area Networks) and PAN (Personal Area Networks). UWB (Ultra Wide Band) antennas. Deep space communications antennas. Measurement of antenna parameters. Simulation-based design.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, tutorial and laboratory classes, independent students work on project tasks and seminar works

13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 0
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 30
17.3. Activity and participation 0
17.4. Final exam 70
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular participation to lectures and tutorial classes and completion of all laboratory exercises
20.    Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes each or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluation and polls
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Ning Chen Antennas for Base Stations in Wireless Communications McGraw-Hill Professional 2009
2 Zhi Chen Antennas for Portable Devices Wiley 2007
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Theodore S. Rappaport  Smart Antennas for Wireless Communications: IS-95 and Third Generation CDMA Applications  Prentice Hall  1999