Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K6127020 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 電磁波伝送工学
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Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
アマカワ シュウヘイ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  First Semester,  1Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (1T) Mon1-2,Weds5-6:ENG 102
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 12 : Electronics
Eligible Students
Keywords Transmission lines, electromagnetic waves 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Program of Electronic Devices and Systems
(Abilities and Skills)
・Ability to apply basic concepts, knowledge, and methods of electronics engineering to concrete/technical problems. 
Class Objectives
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1. Solve signal propagation in transmission lines by transmission line equation.
2. Analyze signal transmission using bounce diagram and Smith chart.
3. Analyze electromagnetic wave propagation in waveguide using Maxwell equations.
Class Schedule lesson 1: Overview
lesson 2: Lossless transmission lines
lesson 3: Pulses on transmission lines
lesson 4: Reflection coefficients
lesson 5: Smith chart
lesson 6: Scattering parameters
lesson 7: Transmission lines and electromagnetism
lesson 8: Planar transmission lines
lesson 9: Frequency dispersion
lesson 10: Basics of electromagnetic waves
lesson 11: Maxwell equations
lesson 12: Metallic waveguides (1)
lesson 13: Metallic waveguides (2)
lesson 14: Dielectric waveguides
lesson 15: Lossy transmission lines

Homework, quizzes, discussions. 
Textbook: R. Collier, Transmission Lines, Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Additional reading: P. A. Rizzi, Microwave Engineering, Prentice Hall, 1988. 
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Preparation and
Read the textbook and solve problems. Do a review of each class. 
Requirements Read the textbook before attending classes. 
Grading Method Homework, quizzes, discussions (100%).
Score may be raised based on
(1) questions asked in class,
(2) questions asked in class channels. 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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