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



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Understand TE, TM modes in rectangular waveguides based on Helmholtz equation and boundary conditions. 



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Compute the cutoff frequency, phase constant, group and phase velocity, guiding wavelength for each rectangular waveguide mode. 



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Understand the definition of Z matrix, Y matrix, S matrix and ABCD matrix for microwave network. 



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Perform network analysis to relatively complicated microwave circuits by cascading ABCD matrices. 



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Perform modal analysis to waveguide excitations or discontinuities and derive equivalent circuits for them. 



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Design and analyze multisection impedance transformers and tapered line impedance transformers. 



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Calculate the Q value for loaded cavity resonators with both dielectric and conductor loss. 



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



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Understand designs and applications of TJunction power dividers and Wilkinson power dividers. 



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Perform EvenOdd mode analysis to several dividers and couplers. 



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Understand physical structures and functions of quadrature hybrids, coupled line couplers, ring hybrids. 



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Analyze periodic structures in microwave filter and derive the impedance and phase characteristics. 



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Understand the design of step impedance lowpass filters,stub bandpass filters. 



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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing the analytical skills learned in class. 

  

(c) 
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Perform network analysis to relatively complicated microwave circuits by cascading ABCD matrices. 



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



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Understand designs and applications of TJunction power dividers and Wilkinson power dividers. 



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Perform EvenOdd mode analysis to several dividers and couplers. 



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Understand the design of step impedance lowpass filters,stub bandpass filters. 



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Understand the basic theory of microwave filter synthesis and its transmission line implementation. 

  

(d) 
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Understand the definition of Z matrix, Y matrix, S matrix and ABCD matrix for microwave network. 

  

(i) 
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Several homework assignments delving on core concepts and reinforcing the analytical skills learned in class. 



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

  

(k) 
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Design and analyze multisection impedance transformers and tapered line impedance transformers. 



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Understand the basic theory of microwave filter synthesis and its transmission line implementation. 

  

(m) 
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Perform modal analysis to waveguide excitations or discontinuities and derive equivalent circuits for them. 



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Design and analyze multisection impedance transformers and tapered line impedance transformers. 



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Calculate the Q value for loaded cavity resonators with both dielectric and conductor loss. 



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Understand physical structures and functions of quadrature hybrids, coupled line couplers, ring hybrids. 

  

(n) 
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Understand TE, TM modes in rectangular waveguides based on Helmholtz equation and boundary conditions. 



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Understand the definition of Z matrix, Y matrix, S matrix and ABCD matrix for microwave network. 



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Analyze periodic structures in microwave filter and derive the impedance and phase characteristics. 



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Understand the basic theory of microwave filter synthesis and its transmission line implementation. 

  