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Antenna & Wave Propagation

By Tapan V Nahar , Satpal Verma

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Specifications of Antenna & Wave Propagation

Book Details

  • 978-93-80311-47-0
  • English
  • 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Paper Back
  • -

Contents

  • 1. Antenna Fundamentals
    Objectives, Introduction, Antenna, Features of Antenna, Working of Antenna, Antenna Parameters, Radiation Pattern, Isotropic Radiator, Gain of Antenna, Directivity, Antenna Beam Efficiency, Antenna Efficiency, Antenna Effective Length, Effective Area or Antenna Effective Aperture, Relation Between Maximum Aperture and Gain and Directivity, Relationship between le and Ae max, Polarization, Antenna Impedance, Antenna Temperature, Antenna Bandwidth, Reciprocity Theorem, Radiation Intensity, Radian, Steradian, Radiation Resistance from a Small Current Element in Free Space, Retarded Time, Method to Determine Radiation Field of Antenna, Quarter Wave Antenna, Half Wave Antenna, Resonant Antenna, Non-Resonant Antenna, Solved Problems, Objective Questions, Answer Key, Review Questions.
     
    2. Antennas
    Objectives, Introduction, CCIR Band Designation, Effect of Ground on Antenna Performance, Ungrounded Antenna, Grounded Antenna, Ground System, Radial Buried Ground System, Counterpoise Conductor Ground System, Effect of Antenna Height, Antenna Top Loading and Tuning, Physical Height and Effective Height, Long Wire Antenna, The V Antenna, Rhombic Antenna, Rhombic Array, MUSA ? Multiple Unit Steerable Antenna, Folded Dipole Antenna, Yagi-uda Antenna, Frequency Independent Antenna or Log Periodic Antenna, Parabolic Reflector Antenna, Horn Antenna, Dielectric LENS Antenna, Helical Antenna, Loop Antenna or Radio Direction Finder, SLOT Antenna, Microstrip Antenna or Patch Antenna, LF and VLF Transmitting Antenna, Medium Frequency Antenna, Antenna for High Frequency Range, Solved Probelms, Objective Questions, Answer Keys, Review Questions.
     
    3. Antenna Arrays
    Objectives, Introduction, Antenna Arrays, Requirement of Antenna Array, Types of Antenna Arrays, Multiplication of Patterns, 4-Isotropic Elements Spaced ?/2 Apart and ? = 0, 8-Isotropic Elements are Fed in Phase and Spaced ?/2 Apart, 16-Isotropic Elements are Fed in Phase and Spaced ?/2 Apart, Array of Two Point Sources with Equal Amplitude and Phase, Array of Two Point Sources with Equal Amplitude and Opposite Phase, Array of Two Point Sources with Unequal Magnitude and Any Phase, Linear Array with n Isotropic Point Source of Equal Amplitude and Spacing, Array of n Isotropic Source of Equal Amplitude and Spacing (Broadside), Array of n Sources of Equal Amplitude and Spacing (End Fire Case), Binomial Antenna Array, Solved Problems, Objective Questions, Answer Key, Review Questions.
     
    4. Antenna Measurement
    Objectives, Introduction, Impedance Measurement, Bridge Method, Slotted Line Method, Measurement of Polarization, Phase Measurement, Near Field Arrangement, Far Field Arrangement, Radiation Pattern Measurement, Gain Measurement, Direct Comparison Method, First Method or Absolute Gain of Identical Antenna, Measurement of Directivity, Orange Slice Method, Conical Slice Method, Objective Questions, Answer Key, Review Questions.
     
    5. Radio Wave Propagation
    Objectives, Introduction, Propagation Mechanism, Reflection, Diffraction, Scattering, Refraction, Propagation Modes, Ground Wave Propagation (up to 2 MHz), Sky Wave Propagation (2 to 30 MHz), Space Wave Propagation (LOS Propagation) (30 MHz to 300 MHz), Tropospharic Scatter Propagation (300MHz to 30000 MHz), Duct Propagation (UHF and VHF), Propagation Over a Plane Earth Reflection, Multipath Propagation, Fading, Friis Free Space Equation, Effective Earth Radius, Solved Problems, Objective Questions, Answer Key, Review Questions.
     
    6. Ionospheric Radio Wave Propagation
    Objectives, Introduction, Structure of Ionosphere, Formation of Ionosphere, Characteristics of Different Layers of Ionosphere, Propagation of Radio Waves Through the Ionosphere Expression for the Refractive Index of Ionosphere, Mechanism of Radio Wave Bending by the Ionosphere, Definitions, Critical Frequency, Maximum Usable Frequency (MUF), Lowest Usable Frequency (LUF), Virtual Height, Skip Distance, Earth’s Magnetic Field, Fluctuations in Magnetosphere, How Geomagnetic Storm Progress?, Effect of Earth’s Magnetic Field on Ionospheric Radio Wave Propagation, Solar Activity, Solar Events, Metrological Condition on Wave Propagation, Multiple Hop Transmission, Reflection of Plane Wave at Normal or Vertical Incidence, Reflection of a Plane Wave at Oblique Incidence, Solved Problems, Objective Questions, Answer Key, Review Questions.
     
    MP. Model Papers
    P. Papers

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NITISH GAUTAM

07 Sep 2013

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Antenna Book contents are good Explanations of the topics in finest way

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