Propagation of Electromagnetic Radiation- Applications

Course Information
TitleΔΙΑΔΟΣΗ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΜΑΓΝΗΤΙΚΩΝ ΚΥΜΑΝΣΕΩΝ - ΕΦΑΡΜΟΓΕΣ / Propagation of Electromagnetic Radiation- Applications
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorKatherine Siakavara
Course ID40003031

Class Information
Academic Year2017 – 2018
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Electromagnetic Theory and Mathematics
Learning Outcomes
The target of the course is the education of the students regarding the theoretical analysis and the modern applications of basic waveguiding and also wireless propagation systems of electromafnetic signals. The education procedure includes electronic presentation(power point) of the theory, as well as examples and project applications being produced by the professor and concering various susbjects of the content of the course.During the presentation problems are also solved, for education purposes, from the professor.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
Course Content (Syllabus)
• Guided waves: Maxwell equations and waves guided by transmission lines and waveguides • Transmission lines(open and coaxial): TEM mode, signal propagation at high and low frequencies, signal quality, standing waves, signal power, matching to the loads. Scattering coefficients of transmission lines as two port networks. Analysis of signal propagation in time domain. • Microstrip transmission lines: Structural characteristics. Analysis of TEM mode of operation with the methods of a) separation of variables b) Fourier and c)Moment Method. Determination of characteristic parameters of operation. Applications • Wireless propagation of radio waves and antennas: Radiation of current distributions(Maxwell equations), indices of antennas' operation, antennas in radio-communication networks and radars. Dipole antennas • Microstrip antennas: structure, analysis of operation kinds of microstrip antennas • Antenna arrays: Uniform(linear and planar), non-uniform, mutual impedance.
Transmission lines, Antennas, Microwaves
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
The presentations are made by the Power Point software. During the presentation, mmathematical softwares are used as well as special softwares relevant to the content of the course They support, in real time, analysis, calculation and respective presentation of results for various applications and problems relevant to the course.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Σημειώσεις_Πανεπιστημιακές παραδόσεις: ‘Κυματοδήγηση και ραδιομετάδοση ηλεκτρομαγνητικών κυμάτων_Efarmog;ew’, Ι.Ν. Σάχαλος , Αικ. Σιακαβάρα Σημειώσεις-Πανεπιστημιακές Παραδόσεις, Θεσσαλονίκη 2015
Additional bibliography for study
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