Antenna Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition

Author: John Volakis

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071475747

Category: Antennas (Electronics)

Page: 1800

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The “bible of antenna engineering” fully updated to provide state-of-the-art coverage in antenna design and applications Edited by John L. Volakis, one of the world's leading authorities in antenna engineering, this trusted resource covers all the classic antenna types plus many new types and designs used in communications systems, satellites, radars, and emerging applications from WLAN to automotive systems to biomedical to smart antennas. You will also find expert discussion of topics critical to successful antenna design and engineering, such as measurement techniques and computational methods, a materials guide, wave propagation basics, microwave circuits, and matching techniques, as well as diversity and MIMO propagation models, frequency selective surfaces, and metamaterials. Packed with 1,500 illustrations, the 4th Edition of Antenna Engineering Handbook presents: Step-by-step guidance on most antennas (modern and classic) 59 chapters with 21 new chapters and 38 fully updated chapters from the previous edition Contributions from over 80 well-known antenna experts Full-color insert illustrating many commercial and military antennas Get Quick Access to All of Today's Cutting-Edge Antennas • Printed and Conformal Antennas • Wideband Patch Antennas • Wideband Arrays • Leaky-Wave Antennas • EBG Antennas • UWB Antennas and Arrays • Portable TV Antennas • Reconfigurable Antennas • Active Antennas • Millimeter Wave and TeraHertz Antennas • Fractal Antennas • Handset and Terminal Antennas • Biomedical Antennas • ECM and ESM antennas • Dielectric Resonator Antennas • Lens Antennas • Radiometer Antennas • Satellite Antennas • Reflector and Earth Station Antennas • and Dozens More!

Antenna Engineering Handbook

Author: John Volakis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 1259644707

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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The gold-standard reference on the design and application of classic and modern antennas—fully updated to reflect the latest advances and technologies This new edition of the “bible of antenna engineering” has been updated to provide start-to-finish coverage of the latest innovations in antenna design and application. You will find in-depth discussion of antennas used in modern communication systems, mobile and personal wireless technologies, satellites, radar deployments, flexible electronics, and other emerging technologies, including 5G, terahertz, and wearable electronics. Antenna Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition, is bolstered by real-world examples, hundreds of illustrations, and an emphasis on the practical aspects of antennas. Featuring 60 chapters and contributions from more than 80 renowned experts, this acclaimed resource is edited by one of the world’s leading antenna authorities. This edition features all of the classic antenna types, plus new and emerging designs, with 13 all-new chapters and important updates to nearly all chapters from past editions. Antenna Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition, clearly explains cutting-edge applications in WLANs, automotive systems, PDAs, and handheld devices, making it an indispensable companion for today’s antenna practitioners and developers. Coverage includes: •Antenna basics and classic antennas•Design approaches for antennas and arrays•Wideband and multiband antennas•Antennas for mobile devices and PDAs, automotive applications, and aircraft•Base station and smart antennas•Beamforming and 5G antennas•Millimeter-wave and terahertz antennas•Flexible, wearable, thin film, origami, dielectric, and on-chip antennas•MIMO antennas and phased arrays•Direction-finding and GPS antennas•Active antennas•Low-profile wideband antennas•Nanoantennas•Reflectors and other satellite and radio-telescope antennas•Low-frequency, HF, VHF, UHF, ECM, and ESM antennas•Impedance-matching techniques and material characteristics•Metastructured and frequency selective surfaces•Propagation and guided structures•Computational techniques and toolsets•Indoor and outdoor measurements

Practical Antenna Handbook

Author: Joseph Carr

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071374354

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 609

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The Antenna Builder’s Bible – Updated and Better Than Ever! Design and construct your own antennas with step-by-step instructions and plans. Joseph J. Carr’s Practical Antenna Handbook, Fourth Edition, is an update of the most popular book on antennas ever written. This empowering guide blends theoretical concepts that engineers need to design practical antennas with hard-learned lessons derived from actually building and using antennas -- real antennas, not merely theoretical constructs on a blackboard. Certain to become the toolbox favorite of radio enthusiasts and professionals of all types, from technicians to citizen banders and shortwave listeners, it covers a wide variety of antennas: high-frequency dipole; vertically polarized HF; multiband and tunable wire; hidden and limited space; directional phased vertical and directional beam VHF/UHF transmitting and receiving; shortwave reception; microwave; and mobile, marine, and emergency. This state-of-the-art edition includes a new chapter on antenna modeling software and new coverage of small transmitting antennas and receiving loop antennas. *Packaged with CD-ROM with antenna modeling software -- including material on EZNEC for Windows 3.0.

Electromagnetics Engineering Handbook

Analysis and Design of Electrical and Electronic Devices and Systems

Author: Paul R. P. Hoole,Paul Ratnamahilan P. Hoole,K. Pirapaharan,S. R. H. Hoole

Publisher: WIT Press

ISBN: 184564798X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 414

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Electromagnetic fields, both static and dynamic, form the foundational basis of all electrical and electronic engineering devices and systems. Aimed at undergraduate students, university teachers, design and consultant engineers and researchers this book presents an in-depth, simple and comprehensive reference source on electromagnetics engineering.In much of electrical and electronics engineering (including: analogue and digital telecommunications engineering; biomedical monitoring and diagnostic equipment; power systems engineering and sensor technology) getting back to the fundamental principles that govern the technologies, namely electromagnetic fields and waves, has become crucial for future customer friendly technology and systems. Electromagnetics Engineering Handbook has been written to enable undergraduate students studying electromagnetics engineering for the first time to gain an understanding of the essentials of the largely invisible, but powerful, electromagnetic fields governed by the four elegant Maxwell's equations. Moreover, the book helps to apply that knowledge through analytical and computational solutions of these frequency and material dependent electric and magnetic fields. As electrical and electronic engineering grows and subdivides into many specialities this book aims to inform the reader of the basic principles that govern all of these specialised systems and on how to apply that knowledge to understand and design devices and systems that may operate at vastly different frequencies and in various media (e.g. semiconductor materials, magnetic materials, biological tissues, outer space and sea water). It also deals with a range of different functions dependant on the area of application. For example at very low power frequencies electromagnetic fields perform vastly different functions from device to device, such as in power transformers; current transformers; infrared sensors; synchronous generators; superconducting devices; electric motors and electric powered transport systems. This handbook will be of great help to students, engineers, innovators and researchers working in a wide variety of disciplines

Antenna and EM Modeling with Matlab

Author: Sergey Makarov

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780471218760

Category: Computers

Page: 273

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An accessible and practical tool for effective antenna design Due to the rapid development of wireless communications, the modeling of radiation and scattering is becoming more important in the design of antennas. Consequently, it is increasingly important for antenna designers and students of antenna design to have a comprehensive simulation tool. Sergey Makarov's text utilizes the widely used Matlab software, which offers a e flexible and affordable alternative to other antenna and electromagnetic modeling tools currently available. After providing the basic background in electromagnetic theory necessary to utilize the software, the author describes the benefits and many practical uses of the Matlab package. The text demonstrates how Matlab solves basic radiation/scattering antenna problems in structures that range from simple dipoles to patch antennas and patch antenna arrays. Specialized antenna types like fractal antennas and frequency selective surfaces are considered as well. Finally, the text introduces Matlab applications to more advanced problems such as broadband and loaded antennas, UWB pulse antennas, and microstrip antenna arrays. For students and professionals in the field of antenna design, Antenna and EM Modeling with Matlab: Strikes an important balance between text and programming manual Provides numerous examples on how to calculate important antenna/target parameters Provides means for modifying existing codes for various individual projects Includes companion website with Matlab codes and antenna geometry files The present MATLAB codes are only supported by MATLAB 5 and 6 (up to 2004).

Electromagnetics Explained

A Handbook for Wireless/ RF, EMC, and High-Speed Electronics

Author: Ron Schmitt

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080505237

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 410

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Based on familiar circuit theory and basic physics, this book serves as an invaluable reference for both analog and digital engineers alike. For those who work with analog RF, this book is a must-have resource. With computers and networking equipment of the 21st century running at such high frequencies, it is now crucial for digital designers to understand electromagnetic fields, radiation and transmission lines. This knowledge is necessary for maintaining signal integrity and achieving EMC compliance. Since many digital designers are lacking in analog design skills, let alone electromagnetics, an easy-to-read but informative book on electromagnetic topics should be considered a welcome addition to their professional libraries. Covers topics using conceptual explanations and over 150 lucid figures, in place of complex mathematics Demystifies antennas, waveguides, and transmission line phenomena Provides the foundation necessary to thoroughly understand signal integrity issues associated with high-speed digital design

Handbook of Antennas for EMC, Second Edition

Author: Thereza M. MacNamara,John McAuley

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1630814261

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 380

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Finally - a completely revised, updated, and expanded edition of the Artech House classic, Handbook of Antennas for EMC. The second edition features a wealth of brand new material, including chapters on recent techniques, standards, and measurements. This invaluable resource provides a thorough understanding of the practical aspects and underpinnings of antennas in EMC systems. Professionals find summaries of important underlying mathematics without the heavy theoretical emphasis that characterizes much of the existing literature. Professionals discover which antennas to choose for electromagnetic (EM) compatibility and compliance. Moreover, this authoritative book offers a solid understanding of the main characteristics of an antenna in a qualitative manner. Essential reading for EMC engineers, this volume provides the knowledge needed to determine the right antenna for specific applications and offers guidance in conducting EMC testing.

Antennas for Small Mobile Terminals

Author: Kyohei Fujimoto,Koichi Itoh

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 1630815217

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 340

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With the progress and rapid increase in mobile terminals, the design of antennas for these small systems is becoming more and more important. This forward-looking volume offers professionals current and comprehensive coverage of the design, development, and implementation of small, compact, and lightweight antennas in mobile communication terminals. The book discusses a wide range of communication systems, from Radio-frequency identification (RFID), and near field communications (NFC), to wireless power transmission (WPT) and broadband wireless networks. Engineers learn how to use small antennas in mobile phones, wearable systems, laptop computers, radio watches, and broadband wireless networks such as WLAN and WiMAX. This definite reference covers the critical applications today’s professionals need to understand, from antennas for IoT and antenna design for 5G mm-wave devices, to body-centric communication systems and antennas for unmanned aerial vehicles.

Handbook of Reflector Antennas and Feed Systems Volume I: Theory and Design of Reflectors

Author: Satish K. Sharma,Sudhakar Rao,Lotfollah Shafai

Publisher: Artech House

ISBN: 160807515X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 320

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This is the first truly comprehensive and most up-to-date handbook available on modern reflector antennas and feed sources for diversified space and ground applications. There has never been such an all-encompassing reflector handbook in print, and no currently available title offers coverage of such recent research developments. The Handbook consists of three volumes. Volume I provides a unique combination of theoretical underpinnings with design considerations and techniques. The need for knowledge in reflector antennas has grown steadily over the last two decades due to increased use in space and ground applications, as well as their high gain and wide bandwidth capabilities at relatively low cost. This volume brings you to the leading edge of developments in the field related to numerical techniques, classical reflector geometries, adaptive reflector antennas, shaped reflectors, bifocal and bicollimated dual reflectors, advanced reflectors, and reflect arrays. A must-have reference for both practicing engineers as well as academic researchers.

Channels, Propagation and Antennas for Mobile Communications

Author: Rodney Vaughan,J Bach Andersen

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 9780852960844

Category: Science

Page: 753

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This exceptional text introduces the reader to the theory and basis of antennas and propagation in the rapidly developing field of mobile communications. Topics covered include basic multipath mechanisms and propagation, and propagation modelling as well as short term channel behavior from two path and many path models and scenarios. Also, the basics of antenna design and operation are discussed including array antennas. This book promises to be a valuable reference work for many years to come, and will be an important addition to the bookshelves of telecommunications engineers and researchers.

Conformal Array Antenna Theory and Design

Author: Lars Josefsson,Patrik Persson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471780111

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

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This is the first comprehensive treatment of conformal antenna arrays from an engineering perspective. While providing a thorough foundation in theory, the authors of this publication provide a wealth of hands-on instruction for practical analysis and design of conformal antenna arrays. Thus, you get the knowledge you need, alongside the practical know-how to design antennas that are integrated into such structures aircrafts or skyscrapers.

RFID-Handbuch

Grundlagen und praktische Anwendungen induktiver Funkanlagen, Transponder und kontaktloser Chipkarten

Author: Klaus Finkenzeller

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783446403987

Category:

Page: 490

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Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering

With Supplement

Author: John G. Webster

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471390527

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Electrical and electronics engineering entails the design, development and implementation of electrical and electronic power systems. This may be as simple as designing a light bulb or as complex as the development of robotics for automating manufacturing. This Encyclopedia covers both the theory of electrical and electronics engineering as well as practical applications for industry. The annual update volume describes the latest developments in the field.

Finite Antenna Arrays and FSS

Author: Ben A. Munk

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471273059

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 357

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A periodic surface is an assembly of identical elements arranged in a one or two-dimensional array. Such surfaces have various effects on incident electromagnetic waves. This text discusses finite antenna arrays and how to minimize the radar cross section of these arrays.

Bremsenhandbuch

Grundlagen, Komponenten, Systeme, Fahrdynamik

Author: Bert Breuer,Karlheinz H. Bill

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3322995356

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 416

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Das Bremsenhandbuch ist seit 1936 anerkannter Ratgeber für Fragen rund um das Thema Fahrzeugbremsen. In seiner neuesten Ausgabe erscheint es in der fachlich renommierten Reihe ATZ/MTZ-Fachbuch und wird von Prof. Breuer, TU Darmstadt, und Professor Bill, FHTW Berlin, herausgegeben. Mit diesem Schritt ist auch die inhaltliche Erweiterung des Konzeptes verbunden, das nun den gesamten Bereich aller Fahrzeugbremsen abdeckt für: Pkw, Nutzfahrzeuge, Motorräder, Flugzeuge bis hin zu Rennfahrzeugen. Dabei werden die fahrmechanischen, physikalischen und gesetzlichen Grundlagen genauso dargestellt wie die Grundlagen der Auslegung oder neueste Entwicklungen im Bereich der Mechatronik. Damit ist es das einzige in deutscher Sprache erhältliche Fachbuch, das diesen sicherheitsrelevanten Bereich der Fahrzeugtechnik fachwissenschaftlich fundiert und gleichzeitig praxisorientiert darstellt. Dafür sorgen nicht zuletzt mehr als 40 Autoren aus Hochschulen, Automobil- und -Zulieferindustrie. Die zweite Auflage des ATZ/MTZ-Fachbuchs enthält im Bereich Nutzfahrzeugbremsen ein neues Kapitel über Anhängerbremsen.

Make: Elektronik

Author: Charles Platt

Publisher: O'Reilly Germany

ISBN: 3897216019

Category: Electronic books

Page: 327

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Mochtest du Elektronik-Grundwissen auf eine unterhaltsame und geschmeidige Weise lernen? Mit Make: Elektronik tauchst du sofort in die faszinierende Welt der Elektronik ein. Entdecke die Elektronik und verstehe ihre Gesetze durch beeindruckende Experimente: Zuerst baust du etwas zusammen, dann erst kommt die Theorie. Vom Einfachen zum Komplexen: Du beginnst mit einfachen Anwendungen und gehst dann zugig uber zu immer komplexeren Projekten: vom einfachen Schaltkreis zum Integrierten Schaltkreis (IC), vom simplen Alarmsignal zum programmierbaren Mikrocontroller. Schritt-fur-Schritt-Anleitungen und uber 500 farbige Abbildungen und Fotos helfen dir dabei, Elektronik einzusetzen -- und zu verstehen.