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ELEN421 - RF/Microwave Engineering I


This course covers the fundamental concepts of passive microwave circuit analysis and design. Topics include electromagnetic theory, propagation of electromagnetic waves in various transmission media, microwave network analysis, the Smith Chart, impedance matching & tuning, resonators, power dividers, directional couplers, and microwave filters. At the end of this course, you will have an understanding of the key concepts and components associated with passive microwave circuits. NOTE: This course requires the student to purchase additional materials that are not covered by the book grant. Please refer to the Course Materials section for additional details. Prerequisites: ELEN310 and ELEN420





Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 08/25/19 Spring 2019 Session K - 16 Week session

Course Materials

Book Title: NI Student Software Suite - free access provided inside the classroom; if DVD is needed, purchase instructions are available here: (DVD not covered by the APUS Book Grant)
ISBN: 779252-3501
Publication Info: National Instruments
Author: National Instruments
Unit Cost: $63.00
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Book Title: Microwave and RF Engineering, 1st ed - the e-book is provided in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780470758625
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
Author: Sorrentino
Unit Cost: $118.19
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Book Title: To find the library e-book(s) req'd for your course, please visit to locate the eReserve by course #. You must be logged in to eCampus first to access the links.
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Author: No Author Specified
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