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ENS3447 Propagation and Antennas
Credit Points: 15
MAT2236 Differential Equations OR
MAT2437 Differential Equations AND
ENS3551 Electrical Networks

This unit describes how electromagnetism can transfer energy and information between two points. 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. Various types of antennas used in radio communication are also covered.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E66Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)
K54Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
G98Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
G93Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
G69Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics)
K06Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) Bachelor of Technology (Motorsports)
MABUSLElectronics and Communications Major
MABUSMInstrumentation Control and Automation Major
MAAAEFPhysics Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014