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Course module: 202100137
202100137
Wireless Transmission Project
Course info
Course module202100137
Credits (ECTS)4.5
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact persondr.ir. W.T.E. van den Beld
E-mailw.t.e.vandenbeld@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
PreviousNext 4
Examiner
dr.ir. A.J. Annema
Examiner
dr.ir. W.T.E. van den Beld
Contactperson for the course
dr.ir. W.T.E. van den Beld
Examiner
dr.ir. M.P. de Jong
Examiner
dr. A.Y. Kovalgin
Academic year2021
Starting block
2B
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
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Content
This project integrates the electrodynamics and HF electronics parts in one multidisciplinary project, with as vehicle a full transmit system consisting of antenna and electronics, driven from a signal source. Apart from applying the content of the other two parts in this module, many trade-offs and optimizations are requested in this project.

After this project you will
  • be able to understand and model how accelerating charges in antennas may be used to emit (send) and absorb (receive) electromagnetic waves (information).
  • have designed, constructed and tested a transmit antenna for a wireless communication device. You will have used the method of moments to calculate electromagnetic radiation (antenna patterns and impedance).
  • have designed the electronic circuit that drives the antenna with a properly modulated signal.
  • have included electrodynamics-related parasitics in your circuit (design) in such a way that these parasitics are leveraged, minimized or properly dealt with.
  • have had to make (and understand) trade offs in size constrained transmit systems, consisting of electronics and an antenna.
Assumed previous knowledge
EE M3 (all parts)
Previous knowledge can be gained by
EE M3 (all parts)
EE M4 (all other parts)
Module
Module 4
Participating study
Bachelor Electrical Engineering
Required materials
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Recommended materials
Book
F. Gustrau and D. Manteuffel, "EM Modeling of Antennas and RF Components for Wireless Communication Systems" ISBN-10: 3-540-28614-4, ISBN-13: 978-3-540-28614-1
Book
S.J. Orfanidis, "Electromagnetic Waves and Antennas" (online), Available on: http://www.ece.rutgers.edu/~orfanidi/ewa/
Instructional modes
Lecture
Presence dutyYes

Presentation(s)
Presence dutyYes

Project supervised
Presence dutyYes

Self study with assistance
Presence dutyYes

Tutorial
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Project deliverables

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