
Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes 



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Recite Maxwellï¿½s equations, boundary conditions and their physical meaning. 



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Identify properties of plane waves such as the relationship between E & H field, propagation constant, free space impedance. 



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Calculate the transmission and reflection coefficients for oblique incidence of plane waves. 



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Compute the Poynting vector and identify the power flow direction. 



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Understand the definition of waveguide and how waveguide modes are formed. 



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Recite the modal field expression in a number of waveguide structures. 



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Understand the field distribution behavior in the crosssection of dielectric waveguide and optic fiber. 



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Evaluate the resonance frequency of rectangular cavity and the associated modal field. 



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Evaluate the radiation field from an infinitesimal dipole. 



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Evaluate the antenna gain, input impedance, polarization of dipole antennas. 



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Plot the radiation pattern of dipole antennas and rectangular aperture antennas. 



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Evaluate and draw the antenna array factor for linear uniform array. 



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Perform communication link budget with aperture antennas. 



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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. Opportunity to conduct a matlabbased design project requiring some independent reading, programming, simulations and technical writing. 

  

(b) 
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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. Opportunity to conduct a matlabbased design project requiring some independent reading, programming, simulations and technical writing. 

  

(c) 
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Evaluate the resonance frequency of rectangular cavity and the associated modal field. 



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Perform communication link budget with aperture antennas. 



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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. Opportunity to conduct a matlabbased design project requiring some independent reading, programming, simulations and technical writing. 

  

(d) 
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Perform communication link budget with aperture antennas. 

  

(g) 
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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. Opportunity to conduct a matlabbased design project requiring some independent reading, programming, simulations and technical writing. 

  

(i) 
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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing analytical skills learned in class. Opportunity to conduct a matlabbased design project requiring some independent reading, programming, simulations and technical writing. 



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Opportunities to interact weekly with the instructor and the teaching assistant(s) during office hours and discussion sections in order to further the students' learning experience and the students' interest in the material. 

  

(k) 
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Evaluate the resonance frequency of rectangular cavity and the associated modal field. 



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Compute the antenna directivity from the aperture size of antennas. 



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Understand how to steer antenna beam in a linear uniform array. 



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Perform communication link budget with aperture antennas. 

  

(m) 
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Recite Maxwellï¿½s equations, boundary conditions and their physical meaning. 



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Evaluate the radiation field from an infinitesimal dipole. 



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Plot the radiation pattern of dipole antennas and rectangular aperture antennas. 

  

(n) 
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Recite Maxwellï¿½s equations, boundary conditions and their physical meaning. 



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Identify properties of plane waves such as the relationship between E & H field, propagation constant, free space impedance. 



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Calculate the transmission and reflection coefficients for oblique incidence of plane waves. 



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Understand the definition of waveguide and how waveguide modes are formed. 



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Recite the modal field expression in a number of waveguide structures. 



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Understand the field distribution behavior in the crosssection of dielectric waveguide and optic fiber. 

  