Professional Education Course

Modeling & Simulation of Antennas

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Course Title: Modeling & Simulation of Antennas
Program ID: DEF 4009P Subjects: Antennas, Modeling & Simulation

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Course Description

Acquire an overview of antenna architectures and modeling theory, with an emphasis on various methods of modeling the antenna architectures. Explore major modeling methods, with a focus on commercial modeling codes and custom modeling codes in MATLAB for modeling various types of antennas.

Who Should Attend

  • Junior and senior research engineers, scientists, and program managers

How You Will Benefit

  • Understand the principles of antenna theory and the major antenna modeling methodologies
  • Use these principles to understand appropriate antenna modeling methodologies for a variety of antenna types, including monopoles, dipoles, microstrip patches, slots, spirals, horns, reflector, and array antennas

What Is Covered

  • Introduction and Course Philosophy
  • Review of Antenna Theory
  • Introduction to Techniques for Modeling & Simulation of Antennas
  • Modeling & Simulation of Antennas Methodology – Method of Moments
  • Modeling & Simulation of Antennas Methodology – Physical Optics/Uniform Theory of Diffraction
  • Modeling & Simulation of Antennas Methodology – Finite Element Method
  • Modeling & Simulation of Antennas Methodology – Finite Difference Time Domain
  • Modeling & Simulation of Antennas Methodology – Finite Integration Technique
  • Modeling & Simulation of Antennas Methodology – Fourier Transform

Course Materials

Participants receive a CD-ROM and a class notebook with all course presentations and models developed in class.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of antennas on the level of Basic Antenna Concepts is recommended, as well as a technical background in the field of antennas.

Course Administrator

Jeff Kemp

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