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ENS3447 Propagation and Antennas
Credit Points: 15
SCP2211 Modern Physics
Radiowaves and free-space propagation; free-space attenuation; Fresnel zones; curved earth and diffraction; propagation in the presence of obstacles; propagation in an anisotropic medium; ionosphere propagation effects; troposphere refractivity; wave-guides and guided wave propagation; antenna radiation theory; antenna currents and polarisation; antenna gain and Frii’s transmission equation; antenna noise temperature; patterns of typical antennas; antenna systems.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E67Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)
E74Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)/Bachelor of Business
E50Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
E47Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Security)
E68Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems)
E76Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems)/Bachelor of Business
E51Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)
E48Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic Systems)/Bachelor of Science (Security)
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 18/11/2004