5 units – Spring Quarter
Lecture: 3 hours
Laboratory: 3 hours
Discussion: 1 hour
Prerequisite: EEC 132B
RF and microwave amplifier theory and design, including transistor circuit models, stability considerations, noise models and low noise design. Theory and design of microwave transistor oscillators and mixers. Wireless system design and analysis.
Expanded Course Description:
RF/Microwave transistor characterization (linear and nonlinear), microwave transistor amplifier design, fabrication and testing. Computer-aided using ADS. Mixer Analysis. Microwave transistor oscillator design, fabrication and testing.
Engineering Design Statement:
This course teaches design and synthesis of RF components including RF and microwave transistors, and RF and microwave oscillators. Corresponding laboratory design projects are assigned.
Relationship to Outcomes:
Students who have successfully completed this course should have achieved:
|Course Outcomes||ABET outcomes|
|An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering||A|
|An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data||B|
|An ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems||E|
|An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.||K|
Engineering Depth, Laboratory
Engineering Science: 2 credits
Engineering Design: 3 credits