Electrical and Computer Engineering ECEn 665: Antennas and Propagation for Wireless Communications Home Schedule Info


Karl F. Warnick
Office: 450 EB

Text: The course text is Phased Arrays for Radio Astronomy, Remote Sensing, and Satellite Communications, Cambridge University Press, 2018.

Optional supplementary books include:

  • HAY: Haykin & Moher, Modern Wireless Communications, Prentice-Hall.
  • VA: Vaughan & Andersen, Channels, Propagation, and Antennas for Mobile Communications, IEE Press.
  • BAL: C. Balanis, Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design , John Wiley & Sons.
  • ELL: R. Elliott, Antenna Theory and Design , Prentice-Hall.
  • JAK: W. Jakes, Microwave Mobile Communications , IEEE Press.

    • Midterm Exam: One midterm exam will be given.
    • Final Exam: The final exam will be comprehensive and administered during finals week.
    • Homework: Homework will be assigned weekly and collected in class. Lectures will begin by comprehensively reviewing learning from the previously assigned homework problems.
      Homework:   20%
      Midterm: 40%
      Final: 40%

    Late work and missed exams: Except in unusual circumstances, exams and due dates cannot be missed for credit unless prior arrangements for make-up work have been made.

    Attendance: A passing grade might be attained by self study alone, but some course material and critical course information may be presented in class only.

    Honor code: Adherence to the BYU honor code is encouraged and expected. This includes appropriate dress in class, respectful treatment of others, and refraining from plagiarism, cheating, and any other type of academic dishonesty.

    Weekly Schedule and Contact Information

    The instructor will be available during regular office hours each week. Consultation times can also be arranged by appointment. If you are struggling with the material, do not wait until the end of the semester to contact the instructor. Often, the source of the problem can be identified and the situation improved if you are willing to take a few minutes to come in.