Antenna and Wave Propagation - FREE online videos


  • Units 1
  • Videos 20
  • Duration 01:54:48
  • Branch B.E/B.Tech
  • Language English
Course Description

The subject gives an awareness of antenna parameter considerations and analysis of the designed antenna with field evaluations for various conditions.

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Learning Outcomes
    • Aware of parameter considerations viz. antenna efficiency, beam efficiency, radiation resistance etc. in the design of an antenna.
    • Capable to analyze the designed antenna and field evaluation under various conditions and formulate the electric as well as the magnetic fields Equation set for Far field and near field conditions.
    • Understand the Array system of different antennas and field analysis under application of different currents to the individual antenna elements
    • Understand the design issues, operation of fundamental antennas like Yagi-Uda, Horn antennas and helical structure and also their operation methodology in practice.
    • Design a lens structure and also the bench step for antenna parameter measurement of testing for their effectiveness.
    • Knowledge about the means of propagation of Electromagnetic wave i.e. free space propagation and also about frequency dependent layer selection, its respective issues for an effective transmission of information in the form of EM wave to a remote location and related issues.


    • UNIT 1 Antenna and Wave Propagation: Subject Introduction, Radition Pattern, Directivity Gain-Resolution, Antenna Theorems & Radiation, Illustrative Problems & Retarded Potentials - Helmholtz Theorem, Arrays with parasitic elements, Practical Design Considerations for Monofilar Helical Antenna in Axial Modes, Fermat's Principle, Microstrip Antennas - Introduction, Rectangular Patch Antennas, Pattern Characteristics, Uniform Linear Arrays, Endfire Arrays, Derivation of their Characteristics & Comparision, Refraction & Reflection of Sky Waves by Ionosphere, Critical Frequency - CF & Maximum Usable Frequency - MUF, Lowest Usable Frequency, Multi-hop Propagation


Mr. V. Rama Krishna Sharma M. Tech

Rama Krishna is currently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics & Communications Engineering for Sreenidhi Institute of Science & Technology, Ghatkesar, Hyderabad. He has more than a decade of Teaching experience. He holds a Masters Degree in the specialization of Wireless Communications and also in the pursuit of Doctorate in the area of Communications Engineering. He delivered several guest lectures in reputed Engineering Colleges. He is a Member of International Association of Engineers (Hongkong) and also the Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education.