UNIK4150 – Antennas and radiowave propagation
Schedule, syllabus and examination date
The course covers antennas and radiowave propagation in the frequeny range above about 100 MHz . The antenna part covers general theory, wire (monopole, dipole), apertures (horn, reflector), and micro-strip (phased array). The propagation parts includes free space loss, reflection, diffraction, effects of atmospheric gases, precipitation (rain, snow), and abnormal air mixtures (inversion layers), system dimensioning, and radio channel models. The course emphasizes actual radio systems, such as mobiele communication, broadband wireless access, wireless local access networks, point to point links, sensor networks, and radar.
Enable the student to do basic calculations for actual radio systems: dimensioning and interference. The student will be able to take account for the effects terrain, buildings, and varying atmospheric and climatic conditions.
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Recommended previous knowledge
FYS1120 or equivalent
Overlap, UNIKFI362 and UNIKF362, 8 credits
2hrs lectures and 1hr exercise per week. There are mandatory assignments that must be approved in order to take the exam.
Oral exam. In case of many students, there may be held a written exam.
Grades are awarded on a scale from A to F, where A is the best grade and F is a fail. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Students who can document a valid reason for absence from the regular examination are offered a postponed examination at the beginning of the next semester.
Re-scheduled examinations are not offered to students who withdraw during, or did not pass the original examination.