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ECE 3113 A2009 Syllabus 1 ECE 3113: Introduction to RF Circuit Design A Term 2009 Syllabus Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Worcester Polytechnic Institute Professor: Reinhold Ludwig, AK228, [email protected] , 508-831-5315 Senior Tutor: Hunain Kapadia, [email protected] Office Hours/Help Sessions: Dr. R. Ludwig AK228 MTWRF 10:00 – 11:00 am Vishwanath Iyer TBA [email protected] TBA Lab project demos Lectures: AK233 MTWRF 9:00 – 9:50 am Homework: 6 assignments; solutions provided, so no late submissions Exams: 3 exams; closed book, 1 sheet of notes; bring a calculator Textbook: R. Ludwig, G. Bogdanov, RF Circuit Design: Theory and Practice, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, 2008, ISBN-13: 9780131471375. Book website: Related texts: G. Gonzales, Microwave Transistor Amplifiers: Analysis and Design , 2 nd edition, Prentice Hall, 1996. D.M. Pozar, Microwave Engineering , Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, 3 rd edition, 2005. Course Website: Grading: Each Total Exams 1 and 2 20% 40% Final Exam 40% 6 homeworks 2.5% 15% Lab projects 5% 100% Grade A (≥ 80%), B (60%-80%), C (50%-60%), NR (<50%)
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ECE 3113 A2009 Syllabus 2 Course Objectives: This course is designed to provide students with the basic principles of radio frequency (RF) circuit design. It concentrates on such topics as fundamental concepts of transmission line theory, high frequency circuit behavior, designing tuning and matching networks and power flow considerations for analog systems as encountered in cell phones, base stations, transceivers (Bluetooth), and wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment. After reviewing equivalent circuit representations for passive components, RF diodes, BJTs, FETs, and their respective input/output impedance behavior, the course examines the difference between lumped and distributed parameter systems. Key concepts such as characteristic impedance, standing waves, reflection coefficients, insertion loss, and the scattering or S-parameters will be explained and demonstrated. Within the context of distributed circuit theory, the course will then focus on the
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