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ENS3447 Propagation and Antennas
Credit Points: 15
MAT2236 Differential Equations
MAT2236 Differential Equations
ENS2455 Circuit Analysis
ENS2455 Circuit Analysis

This unit describes and investigates concepts related to the wireless communication channel. The fundamentals of electromagnetic wave propagation and propagation mechanisms are reviewed. Mathematical tools are used to identify key factors in designing efficient transmitting and receiving systems, and in understanding how the transmission medium can affect the performance of energy and information transfer. Simple antennas, antennas specific for mobile systems, and adaptive antennas are also covered.

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
G94Bachelor of Engineering (Communication Systems)/Bachelor of Computer Science
G98Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
G93Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
MAAACBElectronics and Communications Major
MAAACCInstrumentation Control and Automation Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2008 VET: 31/03/2008