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 Education

ISBN: 9781259644696

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1200

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This up-to-date resource offers expert instruction on the design and application of classic and modern antennas This new edition of the “bible of antenna engineering” has been fully updated to provide start-to-finish coverage of the latest innovations in antenna design and applications. You will get in-depth discussions of antennas used in modern communications systems, mobile and personal wireless technologies, satellites, radar deployments, flexible electronics, and other emerging technologies. Featuring 60 chapters and contributions from more than 80 well-known experts, the handbook isedited by one of the world's leading antenna engineering authorities. The book features all of the classic antenna types plus new types and emerging designs. Antenna Engineering Handbook, Fifth Edition, clearly explains cutting-edge applications in WLANs, automotive systems, PDAs, and handheld devices. •Features 15 new chapters that cover the latest developments in antenna engineering•Contains real-world examples and hundreds of illustrations•Edited by an electrical engineering educator and seasoned author

Practical Antenna Handbook

Author: Joseph J. 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.

Antenna Engineering Handbook

Author: Richard Clayton Johnson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070323810

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1472

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Best engineer's reference on antennas. Table of Contents: Introduction to Antennas; Fundamentals of Antennas; Arrays of Discrete Elements; Dipoles and Monopoles; Loop Antennas; Small Antennas; Microstrip Antennas; Slot Antennas; Slot-Antenna Arrays; Leaky-Wave Antennas; Long-Wire Antennas; Surface-Wave Antennas and Surface-Wave Excited Arrays; Helical Antennas; Frequency-Independent Antennas; Horn Antennas; Lens Antennas; Reflector Antennas; Feeds for Lenses and Reflectors; Electromechanical Scanning Antennas; Frequency-Scan Antennas; Phased Arrays; Conformal and Low-Profile Arrays; Adaptive Antennas; Methods of Polarization Synthesis; Low-Frequency Antennas; Medium-Frequency Broadcast Antennas; High-Frequency Antennas; VHF and UHF Communications Antennas; and more. Index. 800 illustrations.

CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition

Author: James F. Shackelford,Young-Hwan Han,Sukyoung Kim,Se-Hun Kwon

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482216566

Category: Science

Page: 634

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CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook provides a convenient, single-volume source for physical and chemical property data on a wide range of engineering materials. As with the first three editions, this Fourth Edition contains information verified by major professional associations such as ASM International and the American Ceramic Society (ACerS). Patterned after the iconic CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, this edition also: Offers a more streamlined presentation organized by categories of traditional and advanced materials Converts chemical and physical property data from US customary units to SI units, improving the handbook’s usefulness on a global scale Expands coverage to include the latest material property data on low-dimensional carbons, two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials, MAX phases, and amorphous metals Featuring extensive references to contemporary research literature, CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition is an ideal starting point for scientists and engineers making, selecting, or evaluating materials.

Theory and Practice of Modern Antenna Range Measurements

Author: Clive Parini,Stuart Gregson,John McCormick,Daniël Janse van Rensburg

Publisher: IET

ISBN: 1849195609

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 784

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction and explanation of both the theory and practice of all forms of modern antenna measurements, from their most basic postulates and assumptions, to the intricate details of their application in various demanding modern measurement scenarios. Theory and Practice of Modern Antenna Range Measurements is an essential guide for researchers and advanced students in academia, research laboratories and industry working on antenna measurement and design.

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.

Electronics Engineers' Handbook

Author: Donald Christiansen,Ronald K. Jurgen,Donald G. Fink,Edward A. Torrero

Publisher: Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers(IEEE)

ISBN: 9780070218628

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2400

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National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

NAB Engineering Handbook

Author: Graham A. Jones,David H. Layer,Thomas G. Osenkowsky

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136034099

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 2120

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The NAB Engineering Handbook provides detailed information on virtually every aspect of the broadcast chain, from news gathering, program production and postproduction through master control and distribution links to transmission, antennas, RF propagation, cable and satellite. Hot topics covered include HD Radio, HDTV, 2 GHz broadcast auxiliary services, EAS, workflow, metadata, digital asset management, advanced video and audio compression, audio and video over IP, and Internet broadcasting. A wide range of related topics that engineers and managers need to understand are also covered, including broadcast administration, FCC practices, technical standards, security, safety, disaster planning, facility planning, project management, and engineering management. Basic principles and the latest technologies and issues are all addressed by respected professionals with first-hand experience in the broadcast industry and manufacturing. This edition has been fully revised and updated, with 104 chapters and over 2000 pages. The Engineering Handbook provides the single most comprehensive and accessible resource available for engineers and others working in production, postproduction, networks, local stations, equipment manufacturing or any of the associated areas of radio and television.

Frontiers in Antennas: Next Generation Design & Engineering

Author: Frank Gross

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007163794X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

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The state of the art in antenna design and engineering Edited by one of the world's foremost authorities on smart antennas and featuring contributions from global experts, Frontiers in Antennas discusses the latest advances in antenna design and engineering. This pioneering guide deals primarily with frontier antenna designs and frontier numerical methods. Many of the concepts presented have emerged within the last few years and are still in a rapid state of development. Each chapter provides in-depth details on a unique and modern antenna technology. Frontiers in Antennas covers: Ultra-wideband antenna arrays using fractal, polyfractal, and aperiodic geometries Smart antennas using evolutionary signal processing methods The latest developments in Vivaldi antenna arrays Effective media models applied to artificial magnetic conductors and high impedance surfaces Novel developments in metamaterial antennas Biological antenna design methods using genetic algorithms Contact and parasitic methods applied to reconfigurable antennas Antennas in medicine: ingestible capsule antennas using conformal meandered methods Leaky-wave antennas Plasma antennas which can electronically appear and disappear Numerical methods in antenna modeling using time, frequency, and conformal domain decomposition methods

Engineering Mathematics Handbook

Author: Jan J. Tuma,Ronald A. Walsh

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780070655294

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 566

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The basic and advanced calculations, equations, formulas and definitions you need to do your job better, faster, smarter Arranged in a pictorial dictionary format, this handy working tool gives you instant expertise in: basic and advanced algebra, geometry and trigonometry; differential calculus; probability and statistics; sequence and series; plane curves and areas; integral calculus; higher transcendent functions; orginary differential equations; Fourier series; Laplace transforms; space curves and surface; vector analysis; definite and indefinite integrals; functions of a complex variable; numerical methods; analytic geometry; and much more.

Small Antennas:Miniaturization Techniques & Applications

Author: John Volakis,Chi-Chih Chen,Kyohei Fujimoto

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071625542

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 448

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Next-generation small antenna design techniques This authoritative text provides the most up-to-date methods on the theory and design of small antennas, including an extensive survey of small antenna literature published over the past several years. Written by experts at the forefront of antenna research, Small Antennas: Miniaturization Techniques & Applications begins with a detailed presentation of small antenna theory--narrowband and wideband--and progresses to small antenna design methods, such as materials and shaping approaches for multiband and wideband antennas. Generic miniaturization techniques are presented for narrowband, multiband, and wideband antennas. Two chapters devoted to metamaterials antennas and methods to achieve optimal small antennas, as well as a chapter on RFID technologies and related antennas, are included in this comprehensive volume. Coverage includes: Small antenna theory and optimal parameters Theory and limits of wideband electrically small antennas Extensive literature survey of small antenna designs Practical antenna miniaturization approaches Conformal wideband antennas based on spirals Negative refractive index (NRI) metamaterial and electromagnetic band gap (EBG) based antennas Small antennas based on magnetic photonic and degenerate band edge crystals Impedance matching for small antennas using passive and active circuits RFID antennas and technology

National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

Author: Garrison C. Cavell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1317396294

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1948

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The NAB Engineering Handbook is the definitive resource for broadcast engineers. It provides in-depth information about each aspect of the broadcast chain from audio and video contribution through an entire broadcast facility all the way to the antenna. New topics include Ultra High Definition Television, Internet Radio Interfacing and Streaming, ATSC 3.0, Digital Audio Compression Techniques, Digital Television Audio Loudness Management, and Video Format and Standards Conversion. Important updates have been made to incumbent topics such as AM, Shortwave, FM and Television Transmitting Systems, Studio Lighting, Cameras, and Principles of Acoustics. The big-picture, comprehensive nature of the NAB Engineering Handbook will appeal to all broadcast engineers—everyone from broadcast chief engineers, who need expanded knowledge of all the specialized areas they encounter in the field, to technologists in specialized fields like IT and RF who are interested in learning about unfamiliar topics. Chapters are written to be accessible and easy to understand by all levels of engineers and technicians. A wide range of related topics that engineers and technical managers need to understand are covered, including broadcast documentation, FCC practices, technical standards, security, safety, disaster planning, facility planning, project management, and engineering management.

Antenna Theory and Design

Author: Warren L. Stutzman,Gary A. Thiele

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470576642

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 822

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Stutzman's 3rd edition of Antenna Theory and Design provides a more pedagogical approach with a greater emphasis on computational methods. New features include additional modern material to make the text more exciting and relevant to practicing engineers; new chapters on systems, low-profile elements and base station antennas; organizational changes to improve understanding; more details to selected important topics such as microstrip antennas and arrays; and expanded measurements topic.

Practical RF Handbook

Author: Ian Hickman

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780080465876

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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Radio Frequency (RF) is the fundamental technology behind a huge range of modern consumer electronics and wireless communication devices, and this book provides a comprehensive and methodical guide to RF for engineers, technicians, enthusiasts and hobbyists with an interest in the electronics behind radio frequency communications. In Practical RF Handbook, Ian Hickman draws upon his own radio engineering background to develop a hands-on guide to the difficulties and pitfalls of RF design with a minimum of maths. A broad coverage includes devices, circuits, equipment, systems, radio propagation and external noise to fully acquaint the reader with the necessary circuit technologies and techniques. The fourth edition brings the book fully up-to-date with new advances in RF, including coverage of OFDM, UWB, WiFi and WiMax. * Practical coverage of the cutting-edge technology behind the fast-moving world of communications electronics * Real-world design guide for engineers, technicians and students, covering key principles with a minimum of maths * Updated throughout, including coverage of recent hot topics such as UWB, WiFi and WiMax

Phased Array Antennas

Author: Robert C. Hansen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470529171

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 504

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An in-depth treatment of array phenomena and all aspects of phased array analysis and design Phased Array Antennas, Second Edition is a comprehensive reference on the vastly evolving field of array antennas. The Second Edition continues to provide an in-depth evaluation of array phenomena with a new emphasis on developments that have occurred in the field over the past decade. The book offers the same detailed coverage of all practical and theoretical aspects of phased arrays as the first edition, but it now includes: New chapters on array-fed reflector antennas; connected arrays; and reflect arrays and retrodirective arrays Brand-new coverage of artificial magnetic conductors, and Bode matching limitations A clear explanation of the common misunderstanding of scan element pattern measurement, along with appropriate equations In-depth coverage of finite array Gibbsian models, photonic feeding and time delay, waveguide simulators, and beam orthogonality The book is complemented with a multitude of original curves and tables that illustrate how particular behaviors were derived from the author's hundreds of programs developed over the past forty years. Additionally, numerous computer design algorithms and numerical tips are included throughout the book to help aid in readers' comprehension. Phased Array Antennas, Second Edition is an ideal resource for antenna design engineers, radar engineers, PCS engineers, and communications engineers, or any professional who works to develop radar and telecommunications systems. It also serves as a valuable textbook for courses in phased array design and theory at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.

EMC for Product Designers

Author: Tim Williams

Publisher: Newnes

ISBN: 0081010141

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 564

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EMC for Product Designers, Fifth Edition, provides all the key information needed to meet the requirements of the EMC compliance standards. More importantly, it shows how to incorporate EMC principles into the product design process, avoiding cost and performance penalties to meet the needs of specific standards that produce a better overall product. As well as covering the 2016 versions of the EU EMC and Radio Directives, this new edition has been thoroughly updated to be in line with the latest best practices in EMC compliance and product design. Coverage now includes extra detail on the main automotive, military, and aerospace standards requirements, as well as a discussion of the issues raised by COTS equipment in military applications. New to this edition are chapters on functional safety, design and installation aspects of switchmode power converters with an introduction to EMC testing of integrated circuits, new details on CISPR 32/35, updates to new versions of the Directives DEF STAN 59-411, DO-160 and MIL STD 461, with more commentary on the implications and requirements of military and aerospace standards, and an added reference to CE Marking for military and problems of COTS. In addition, new sections on IC emissions measurements per IEC 61967 are included, along with new coverage of FFT/time domain receivers, an expanded section on military/aerospace transients, special references to DO160 lightning, added material on MIL STD 461 CE101, RE101, and RS101, the latest practice in PCB layout with a discussion of slots in ground planes, current practice on decoupling, extended coverage of DC-DC converters and motor drives, and a new section on switching inverter (motor drives, renewable energy converters, etc.) installation, and the latest 2016 mandatory regulations of the RTTE and EMC Directives. Presents a complete introduction to EMC for product design from a practicing consultant in the field Includes short case studies that demonstrate how EMC product design is put into practice Provides the latest 2016 mandatory regulations of both the RTTE Directive and EMC Directive

Microwave Engineering, 4th Edition

Author: David M. Pozar

Publisher: Wiley Global Education

ISBN: 1118213637

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 752

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The 4th edition of this classic text provides a thorough coverage of RF and microwave engineering concepts, starting from fundamental principles of electrical engineering, with applications to microwave circuits and devices of practical importance. Coverage includes microwave network analysis, impedance matching, directional couplers and hybrids, microwave filters, ferrite devices, noise, nonlinear effects, and the design of microwave oscillators, amplifiers, and mixers. Material on microwave and RF systems includes wireless communications, radar, radiometry, and radiation hazards. A large number of examples and end-of-chapter problems test the reader's understanding of the material. The 4th edition includes new and updated material on systems, noise, active devices and circuits, power waves, transients, RF CMOS circuits, and more.