Course Information
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID40000112

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Knowledge of theory of antennas and microwaves
Learning Outcomes
Knowledge and experience of computer aided designing antennas and microwave circuits. Knowledge and experience on issues and methods for prediction of large scale power coverage from base station-antennas of mobile telecommunication networks. Knowledge and experience of measurements of: EMC, satellite and terrestrial communication systems and microwave devices
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Section 1 (16 Hours): Antenna CAD Laboratory - Synthesis and simulation of antenna arrays for AM and FM radiocommunication systems - Synthesis and simulation of antennas for mobile communication networks. Large scale cell coverage estimation - Synthesis and simulation of microstrip antennas for fixed and mobile stations - Synthesis and simulation of broadband antennas Section 2 (8 Hours): CAD Laboratory of microwave circuits - Synthesis and simulation of microstrip circuits: filters, directional couplers, power divider, hybrid rings, amplifiers. Section 3 (16 Ώρες): Laboratory Experiments - Scattering parameters measurement of RF circuits with a vector network analyzer (VNA) - Satellite communications – Power density measurements in the FM, VHF, UHF bands - Experiments with waveguides operating in the frequency band 8-12GHz (X-band) - EMC measurements
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Utilization of specific softwares for CAD of antennas and microwave circuits. Utilization of mathematical softwares, instruments of measurements and experimental arrangements
Course Organization
Laboratory Work502
Interactive Teaching in Information Center1255
Written assigments401.6
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Report (Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Εργαστηριακές Σημειώσεις, Εγχειρίδια χρήσης του λογισμικού και του εργαστηριακού εξοπλισμού και Application Notes Laboratory Notes, User manuals for software and laboratory equipment and Application notes
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