Course code 02 41 6118 00
Number of ECTS points 2
Course title in the language of instruction
Microwave Measurement Technique 
Course title in Polish Microwave Measurements
Course title in English
Microwave Measurement 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 No No No 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. Student understands the principle of microwave measurements
  2. Student is able to design selected microwave measuring systems
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 apply the engineering knowledge to design according to specific needs, and to critically analyse and to judge operation of electronic and telecommunication devices and systems, with consideration of non-technical factors; ability to formulate and to test hypotheses related to simple research problems in electronics and telecommunications.
  4. 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 - Matrices describing microwave circuits - Measurements of microwave signal parameters - Measurements of the properties of microwave circuits - Measurements of material parameters in the microwave range
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. The phenomenon of signal reflection on impedance mismatch. 2. Scattering matrix, impedance matrix. 3. RF power measurement 4. Frequency measurement. 5. Reflectometry measurements. 6. Calibration of measuring instruments. 7. Analysis of errors and uncertainty of measurement. Laboratory: 1 Virual VNA program operational manual. 2. Measurement of one port devices in the virtual VNA program. 3. Measurement of multi- port devices in the virtual VNA program. 4. Wavelength measurements using slot- line. 5. Measurements of impedance matching using a scalar analyzer. 6. Dual-port device measurements using a vector analyzer. 7. Measurements of material parameters.
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 Wrocławskiej, 2003.
  2. W. Rosiński, Mikrofalowa elektronika półprzewodnikowa, Państwowe Wydaw. Naukowe, 1982.
Average student workload outside classroom
Updated on 2019-09-17 17:35:47
Archival course yes/no no