Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Microwaves I EEE   443 7 3 3 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction English
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Turgut İKİZ
Prof.Dr.TURGUT İKİZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.TURGUT İKİZ2. Öğretim Grup:A
Introducing the transmission lines and their parameters. Comprehending the impedance matching and Smith chart. Comprehending the waveguides and microwave circuit components. Introducing the analysis of microwave circuit using s-parameters.
Simulation of the transmission lines and determinatiin of their parameters. Methods for impedance matching. Propagation in cylindrical and rectangular waveguides. Microwave circuit components. The analysis of microwave circuits using s-parameters.

Learning Outcomes
1) The student, upon succesful completion of this course:
2) Recognize the microwave components
3) Realize the simulation of microwave components using s-parameters
4) Realize te impedance matching in microwave circuits for maximum power transfer

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Has capability in those fields of mathematics and physics that form the foundations of engineering.
Grasps the main knowledge in the basic topics of electrical and electronic engineering.
Comprehends the functional integrity of the knowledge gathered in the fields of basic engineering and electrical-electronics engineering.
Identifies problems and analyzes the identified problems based on the gathered professional knowledge.
Formulates and solves a given theoretical problem using the knowledge of basic engineering.
Has aptitude for computer and information technologies
Knows English at a level adequate to comprehend the main points of a scientific text, either general or about his profession, written in English.
Has the ability to apply the knowledge of electrical-electronic engineering to profession-specific tools and devices.
Has the ability to write a computer code towards a specific purpose using a familiar programming language.
Has the ability to work either through a purpose oriented program or in union within a group where responsibilities are shared.
Has the aptitude to identify proper sources of information, reaches them and uses them efficiently.
Becomes able to communicate with other people with a proper style and uses an appropriate language.
Internalizes the ethical values prescribed by his profession in particular and by the professional life in general.
Has consciousness about the scientific, social, historical, economical and political facts of the society, world and age lived in.

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Review of the electromagnetic plane waves Review of Electromagnetic waves course
2 Transmission line equations and solutions Review of the previous lecture
3 Reflection and transmission coefficients. Standing wave and standing wave ratio. Line impedance and admittance. Review of the previous lecture
4 Smith chart and its applications. Review of the previous lecture
5 Impedance matching; single stub and double stub matching. Review of the previous lecture
6 Application of Smith chart in impedance matc hing. Review of the previous lecture
7 Midterm examination Review of all of the previous lecture
8 Propagation in cylindrical and rectangula waveguides; TE, TM and TEM modes. Review of the previous lecture
9 S-parameters. Review of the previous lecture
10 Microwave components; rectangular and circular cavity resonators. Review of the previous lecture
11 Microwave hybrid circuits. Review of the previous lecture
12 Simulation of microwave components using s-parameters. Review of the previous lecture
13 Waveguide tees; magic tee, corners, bends and twists. Review of the previous lecture
14 Circulators and isolators, hybrid couplers. Review of the previous lecture
15 Safety standards of microwave radiation. Electric properties of human tissues. Microwave biological effects. Review of the previous lecture
16-17 Final examination Review of the previous lecture

Recommended or Required Reading
Additional Resources
Microwave Devices and Circuits, Samuel Y. LIAO, Prentice-Hall