Catalogue 2014 - 2015

EE 421 Electronics of Radio

Credits

3 cr.

Prerequisite

EE 303.

Course Description

Design of a radio system for transmission of information; types of receivers, matching techniques, oscillators, design using 2-port network parameters, receiver and antenna noise, nonlinear effects, frequency synthesis. The goal of this course is to teach electrical engineering students the basic principles of radio-frequency circuit design and to illustrate how such circuits are used in communication systems. The primary methods of assessing student learning are homework assignments, quizzes, exams, and design projects.