ECE 402 - RF Communication Circuits

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-3)

Faculty of Engineering

Introduction to radio communications systems. Frequency selective circuits and transformers. Parallel resonant circuits including transformers. Double-tuned circuits. Impedance matching. Oscillators. Conditions for oscillation. Amplitude limitation mechanisms. Phase stability. Crystal oscillators. Mixers. Diode-ring mixers. Square-law mixers. BJT mixers. Intermodulation distortion. Modulators and demodulators. Average envelope detectors. FM demodulators. High frequency amplifiers and automatic gain control. Broadband techniques. Neutralization. Phase-lock loops. Phase detectors. Voltage-controlled oscillators. Loop filters. Phase-locked loop applications. Power amplifiers. Prerequisite: ECE 303 or E E 350. Corequisite: ECE 360 or ECE 362 or E E 357 or E E 462. Credit may be obtained in only one of ECE 402 or E E 451.

Fall Term 2021

Lectures

LECTURE A1 (57120)
Capacity: 24
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
MWF 12:00 - 12:50 (NRE 2-020)

Primary Instructor: Kambiz Moez

Labs

LAB 801 (57788)
Capacity: 12
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07

LAB D41 (57121)
Capacity: 12
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
H 14:00 - 16:50 (TBD)

LAB D51 (57122)
Capacity: 12
2021-09-01 - 2021-12-07
F 14:00 - 16:50 (TBD)