Course code 02 41 6117 00
Number of ECTS points 2
Course title in the language of instruction
Principles of microwave technique
Course title in Polish Elements of Microwave Technique
Course title in English
Principles of microwave technique
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 15 15 0 30
E-learning Yes No Yes No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 0.50 0.50 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator dr inż. Łukasz Januszkiewicz
Course instructors dr inż. Łukasz Januszkiewicz
subjects that the student previously had to pass:
Physics, Electric circuits
Course learning outcomes
  1. The student understands the principle of operation of passive microwave elements
  2. The student understands the principle of operation of active microwave elements
Programme learning outcomes
  1. In-depth knowledge and comprehension of complex concepts and phenomena in the field of electronics and telecommunications, methods and theories explaining the dependences between them, as well as main development trends in electronics and telecommunications; knowledge of the fundamentals of life cycle of electronic and telecommunication devices and systems.
  2. Ability to apply the knowledge to identify, formulate and solve non-typical problems related to electronics and telecommunications, to plan and to conduct adequate experiments, including measurements and numerical simulations also with the aid of self-developed methods and tools, to analyse and to interpret obtained results so as to draw conclusions.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of audiences using specialised terminology from electronics and telecommunications also with the aid of English language at B2+ level according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; ability to present and to evaluate different opinions and attitudes and to lead and take part in a debate.
Programme content - Applications of microwave systems. - Microwave waveguides. - Microwave passive elements. - Microwave active components.
Assessment methods
Learning outcome 1 - verification by means of a multiple-choice test method, allowing to gain a total of 10 points.
Learning outcome 2 - verification based on the evaluation of the laboratory report, 10 points

Grading policies To obtain the final credit, the following three conditions must be met simultaneously: 1. getting at least 5 points from the effect verification test 1. 2. getting at least 5 points. from the report verifying the effect of 2. 3. presence in laboratory classes
Course content Lecture: 1. Microwave transmission structures. 2. Impedance matching methods. 3. Microwave resonators. 4. Scattering matrix . 5. Analysis of microwave circuits using S parameters. 6. Passive microwave components. 7. Microwave electron tubes 8. Microwave semiconductor components 7. Microwave amplifiers Laboratory: 1. Study of Klystrone. 2. Testing the waveguid line and measurements of microwave frequencies. 3. The TE and TM fields in a rectangular and circular metal waveguide. 4. Measurements of the half-power beam width of microwave antenna
Basic reference materials
  1. J. Szóstka, Mikrofale : układy i systemy, Warszawa : Wydawnictwa Komunikacji i Łączności, 2006
  2. R. Litwin, Technika mikrofalowa, Wydawnictwa Naukowo-Techniczne, 1972
  3. W. Masiak, Teoria pola i mikrofale, Wydawnictwa Politechniki Warszawskiej, 1982
Other reference materials
  1. W. Czarczyński, Podstawy techniki mikrofalowej, Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Wro-cławskiej, 2003.
  2. W. Rosiński, Mikrofalowa elektronika półprzewodnikowa, Państwowe Wydaw. Naukowe, 1982.
Average student workload outside classroom
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Archival course yes/no no