Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design, 4th Edition

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Updated with color and gray scale illustrations, a companion website housing supplementary material, and new sections covering recent developments in antenna and

This book introduces the fundamental principles of antenna theory and explains how to apply them to the analysis, design, and measurements of antennas. Due to the variety of methods of analysis and design, and the different antenna structures available, the applications covered in this book are made to some of the most basic and practical antenna configurations. Among these antenna configurations are linear dipoles; loops; arrays; broadband antennas; aperture antennas; horns; microstrip antennas; and reflector antennas. The text contains sufficient mathematical detail to enable undergraduate and beginning graduate students in engineering and physics to follow the flow of analysis and design. Readers should have a basic knowledge of undergraduate electromagnetic theory, including Maxwell’s equations and the wave equation, introductory physics, and differential and integral calculus.

  • Presents new sections on flexible and conformal bowtie, Vivaldi antenna, antenna miniaturization, antennas for communications, dielectric resonator antennas, and scale
  • Provides color and gray scale figures and illustrations to better depict antenna radiation characteristics
  • Includes to a companion website housing MATLAB programs, Java-based applets and animations, Power Point notes, Java-based interactive questionnaires and a solutions manual for instructors
  • Introduces over 100 additional end-of-chapter problems

Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design, Fourth Edition
is designed to meet the needs of senior undergraduate and beginning graduate level students in electrical engineering and physics, as well as practicing engineers and antenna designers.

Constantine A. Balanis received his BSEE degree from the Virginia Tech in 1964, his MEE degree from the University of Virginia in 1966, his PhD in Electrical Engineering from The Ohio State University in 1969, and an Honorary Doctorate from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 2004. From 1964 to 1970, he was with the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, and from 1970 to 1983, he was with the Department of Electrical Engineering of West Virginia University. In 1983 he joined Arizona State University and is now Regents' Professor of Electrical Engineering. Dr. Balanis is also a life fellow of the IEEE.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Antennas
Chapter 2 Fundamental Parameters and Figures-of-Merit of Antennas
Chapter 3 Radiation Integrals and Auxiliary Potential Functions
Chapter 4 Linear Wire Antennas
Chapter 5 Loop Antennas
Chapter 6 Arrays: Linear, Planar, and Circular
Chapter 7 Antenna Synthesis and Continuous Sources
Chapter 8 Integral Equations, Moment Method, and Self and Mutual Impedances
Chapter 9 Broadband Dipoles and Matching Techniques
Chapter 10 Traveling Wave and Broadband Antennas
Chapter 11 Frequency Independent Antennas, Antenna Miniaturization, and Fractal Antennas
Chapter 12 Aperture Antennas
Chapter 13 Horn Antennas
Chapter 14 Microstrip and Mobile Communications Antennas
Chapter 15 Reflector Antennas
Chapter 16 Smart Antennas
Chapter 17 Antenna Measurements
Appendix I: f(x) =sin(x)/x
Appendix II: fN(x) =|sin(Nx)/N sin(x)| N = 1, 3, 5, 10, 20
Appendix III: Cosine and Sine Integrals
Appendix IV: Fresnel Integrals
Appendix V: Bessel Functions
Appendix VI: Identities
Appendix VII: Vector Analysis
Appendix VIII: Method of Stationary Phase
Appendix IX: Television, Radio, Telephone, and Radar Frequency Spectrums

Book Details

  • Title: Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design, 4th Edition
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  • Length: 1096 pages
  • Edition: 4
  • Language: English
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  • Publication Date: 2016-02-15
  • ISBN-10: 1118642066
  • ISBN-13: 9781118642061
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