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EE527 - Microwave Circuits and Systems

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  • COURSE INFORMATON

    Course Title

    Code

    Semester

    C +P + L  Hour

    Credits

    ECTS

    Microwave Circuits and Systems

    EE527

    Fall

    3 + 0 + 0

    3

    7

     

    Prerequisites

    None

     

    Language of Instruction

    English

    Course Level

    Master’s

    Course Type

    Elective

    Course Coordinator

    Korkut Yeğin

    Instructors

    Korkut Yeğin

    Assistants

    None

    Goals

    The goal of this course is to introduce the fundamental concepts of microwave passive circuits and systems.

    Content

    Scattering parameters, Transmission lines, waveguides, power divider/combiner, couplers, filters, ferrite components

     

    Learning Outcomes

    Program Outcomes

    Teaching Methods

    Assessment Methods

    1.   Understand Transmission lines

    1,2,3, 4, 5, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D, E

    2.   Understand and apply Scattering parameters

    1,2,3, 4, 5, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D, E

    3.   Understand Waveguides

    1,2,3, 4, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D

    4.   Design Lossless and lossy combiners and dividers

    1,2,3, 4, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D, E

    5.   Design Couplers

    1,2,3, 4, 5, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D, E

    6.   Design Filters

    1,2,3, 4, 5, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D, E

    7.   Understand Isolators and circulators

    1,2,3, 4, 6, 10

    1, 2, 3, 5, 6

    A, C, D

     

    Teaching Methods:

    1: Lecture,  2: Problem Solving,  3: Simulation,  4: Seminar,  5: Laboratory,

    6: Term Research Paper

    Assessment Methods:

    A: Exam, B: Quiz, C: Experiment, D: Homework, E: Project

     

     

    COURSE CONTENT

    Week

    Topics

    Study Materials

    1

    Transmission lines

    Textbook and Notes

    2

    Transmission lines

    Textbook and Notes

    3

    Waveguides

    Textbook and Notes

    4

    S-parameters

    Textbook and Notes

    5

    Impedance matching

    Textbook and Notes

    6

    Impedance matching

    Textbook and Notes

    7

    Midterm I                        

     

    8

    Combiners and dividers

    Textbook and Notes

    9

    Combiners and dividers

    Textbook and Notes

    10

    Couplers

    Textbook and Notes

    11

    Filters

    Textbook and Notes ı

    12

    Midterm II             

     

    13

    Isolators

    Notes

    14

    Circulators

    Notes

     

    RECOMMENDED SOURCES

    Textbook

    Microwave Engineering, 3rd Edition, David Pozar.

    Additional Resources

    Notes

     

    MATERIAL SHARING

    Documents

     

    Assignments

    Homework questions and solutions of selected problems in class

    Exams

    Midterm questions and solutions

     

    ASSESSMENT

    IN-TERM STUDIES

    NUMBER

    PERCENTAGE

    Midterm

    2

    30

    Homework

    4

    10

    Project

    3

    30

    Final

    1

    30

    Total

     

    100

    CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    30

    CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

     

    70

    Total

     

    100

     

    COURSE CATEGORY

    Expertise/Field Courses

     

    COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

    No

    Program Learning Outcomes

    Contribution

    1

    2

    3

    4

    5

     

    1

    Can reach information in breadth and depth, and can evaluate, interpret and apply this information to scientific research in the area of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

           

    X

     

    2

    Can complete and apply information with scientific methods using limited or missing data; can integrate information from different disciplines.

           

    X

     

    3

    Sets up Electrical and Electronics Engineering problems, develops and implements innovative methods for their solutions.

           

    X

     

    4

    Develops new and/or original ideas and methods; finds innovative solutions to the system, component, or process design.

           

    X

     

    5

    Has comprehensive knowledge about the state-of-the-art techniques and methods in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and their limitations.

           

    X

     

    6

    Can design and conduct research of analytical, modeling or experimental orientation; can solve and interpret complex cases that come up during this process.

           

    X

     

    7

    Can communicate verbally and in writing in one foreign language (English) at the General Level B2 of the European Language Portfolio.

               

    8

    Can assume leadership in multi-disciplinary teams; can develop solutions in complex situations, and take responsibility.

               

    9

    Can systematically and openly communicate in national and international venues the proceedings and conclusions of the work he/she performs in Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

               

    10

    Respects social, scientific and ethical values in all professional activities performed during the collection, interpretation and announcement phases of data.

         

    X

       

    11

    Is aware of new and emerging applications in Electrical and Electronics Engineering; investigates and learns them, whenever necessary.

               

    12

    Can identify the social and environmental aspects of Electrical and Electronics Engineering applications.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

    Activities

    Quantity

    Duration
    (Hour)

    Total
    Workload
    (Hour)

    Course Duration

    14

    3

    42

    Off-Class Work

    14

    3

    42

    Midterm

    2

    2

    4

    Homework

    8

    8

    64

    Project

    3

    10

    30

    Final

    1

    2

    2

    Total Work Load

     

     

    184

    Total Work Load / 25 (h)

     

     

    7.3

    Course ECTS Credit

     

     

    7

     

     

     

  • Syllabus
  • Course Outline:

    Scattering parameters, Transmission lines, waveguides, power divider/combiner, couplers, filters, ferrite components