Modern Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Systems with DSP Enhancement

EC ENGR X 423.20

This course looks at the economic and technical revolution in the microwave, millimeter-wave, and DSP areas. Instruction discusses applications including satellites and earth terminals, wireless phones and cell sites, antennas, and radar systems.

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Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Understand the economic and technical revolution in the microwave, millimeter-wave, and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) areas
  • Describe DSP applications, such as satellites and earth terminals, wireless sites, and radar systems
  • Describe satellites and antenna designs, beam-forming networks, and power splitters and combiners
  • Apply DSP design techniques such as TDMA, CDMA, and modulation/coding concepts

About this course:

This course looks at the economic and technical revolution in the microwave, millimeter-wave, and DSP areas. Instruction discusses applications including satellites and earth terminals, wireless phones and cell sites, antennas, and radar systems. Students gain an understanding of satellites, such as Astrolink and Globalstar, along with antenna designs, such as phased arrays, reflectors, lenses, and MBAs, beam-forming networks, digital/analog phase and amplitude control devices, and power splitters and combiners. Other topics include SAW filters, MMICs, up/down converters, frequency synthesizers, and other components. DSP techniques are discussed in conjunction with these systems, as well as A/Ds, D/As, and ASIC concepts. Students learn systems concepts, such as G/T, EIRP, IMs, PIMs, phase/amplitude characteristics, noise figure, and channelization. Students also receive an overview of techniques, such as TDMA, FDMA, and CDMA, as well as modulation/coding concepts. The course also examines the economic considerations of these technologies. The instructor in this course will demonstrate the use of Matlab and other software tools for analysis, simulation, and problem solving. These tools are provided as part of the course fee as an option for student use and will not be part of the course grading criteria. 

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: David Taggart
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Fee:
$999.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2021
Course Requirements
(Optional) Book: Digital Communications by Bernard Sklar
Book: Signal Processing First (with C/D) by James H. McClellan
(Optional) Book: Schaum's Outlines by Hwei P. Hsu
Internet access required to access course materials.
(Optional) A reliable internet connection and Google Chrome browser are required to access the optional Matlab software provided in this course.

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