FSK3893 Microwave Engineering, Basic PhD Course 7.5 credits

Mikrovågsteknik, grundläggande doktorandkurs

The course corresponds to the undergraduate course Microwave Engineering, where approximately half of the textbook by Collin is treated. In this course, the same parts of Collin are studied but the examination in the form of home assignments and participation in three compulsory laboratories.

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Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

The course corresponds to the undergraduate course Microwave Engineering, where approximately half of the textbook by Collin is treated. In this course, the same parts of Collin are studied but the examination takes the form of home assignments and participation in three compulsory laboratories.

Intended learning outcomes *

After the course the participants should be able to:

  • Apply electromagnetic theory to calculations regarding waveguides and transmission lines
  • Describe, analyse and design simple microwave circuits and devices e g matching circuits, couplers, antennas and amplifiers
  • Describe and coarsely design common systems such as radar and microwave transmission links
  • Describe common devices such as microwave vacuum tubes, high-speed transistors and ferrite devices
  • Handle microwave equipment and make measurements

Course Disposition

- Seminars and home assignments
- Three laboratories

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

Enrolled as PhD student.
Compulsory courses during the first three years of electrical engineering programs or equivalent.

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Literature

"Microwave Engineering" by R.E. Collin, from McGraw-Hill ISBN 0-07-112569-8 (2nd edition from 1992) or from Wiley-IEEE Press, ISBN: 0-7803-6031-1
"Problems Manual and Laboratory Instructions" by Urban Westergren, 2004

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

P, F

Examination *

  • HEM1 - Home assignments, 6.0 credits, Grading scale: G
  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, 1.5 credits, Grading scale: G

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

HEM1: Home assignments, 6 hp, grade scale: P/F
LAB1: Laboratories, 1,5 hp, betygskala: P/F

Other requirements for final grade *

Passed home assignments and laboratories.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Urban Westergren

Further information

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SCI/Applied Physics

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Urban Westergren (urban@kth.se)

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at SCI/Applied Physics