ECE 5318/6352 Antenna Engineering
Homework Assignment 1
1. Read the Preface and Chapter 1 in Balanis (text). To show you have completed this portion
of the assignment, give the page number where someone you know is mentioned.
2. Look at the bibliography o
ELEE 5318/6352
Special Problems - Part I
Special, opened-ended, problems will be assigned over the course of the class on a nonperiodic basis. These problems are by definition ill-defined, vague, and without specific
answers (which makes them more like re
Chapter 3
Radiation Integrals
ECE 5318/6352
Antenna Engineering
Dr. Stuart Long
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VECTOR POTENTIALS
Mathematical tool used to simplify
calculation of
radiated fields E and H
Radiation Fields
Sources
J
,M
E
, H
Vector Potentials
A
,
F
2
Coordinate system
Chapter 2
Fundamental Properties
of Antennas
ECE 5318/6352
Antenna Engineering
Dr. Stuart Long
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IEEE Standards
Definition of Terms for Antennas
IEEE Standard 145-1983
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and
Propagation Vol. AP-31, No. 6, Part II, Nov.
1983
ECE 5318/6352 Spring 2015
Homework
Chapters 11, 13, 14
1. Provide a complete design of a LPDA with a directivity of 7.5 dB for the VHF-TV
band (Channels 2-13 which is 54 216 MHz). A complete design means to calculate
, , , Bar, L and N, all values of leng
ANTENNA ENGINEERING SPRING 2015
ECE 5318, Class Number 11475
ECE 6352, Class Number 11483
2:30-4:00 pm, MW
Room E312-D3
Lab ECE 5114, Class Number 16515
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Stuart A. Long, W444A-D3, 713-743-4445, long@uh.edu
OFFICE HOURS: 4:00-5:00 pm MW or b
HISTORY OF ANTENNAS
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entury; Wire Antennas
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1888
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1889 -
Joseph HenryPrinceton- inventor of
wire telegraphy upper room to cellar
30 ft. below magnetize needles
'Thomas Edison discovered
telegraphy key-clicks radiated at a
distance use
ELEE 5318/6352 - SPECIAL PROBLEM SET #3
(Be sure to turn in each problem separately and clearly mark each as SP3-1, SP3-2, etc.)
SP3-1. Investigate the design and operation of a Planar Inverted F Antenna (PIFA). A
brief mention is made in your text on pag
ELEE 5318/6352
SPECIAL PROBLEMS -ARRAYS
SP 2-1. Develop a code for plotting the magnitude of the array factor and
calculating the half power beamwidth and sidelobe level for an N-element array
with arbitrary magnitude and phase distribution. Go back to fi