An Introduction to Radio Frequency Engineering

Cambridge University Press
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Originally published in 2004, this book provides a detailed introduction to radio frequency (RF) engineering, using a straightforward and easily understood approach combined with numerous worked examples, illustrations and homework problems. The author focuses on minimising the mathematics needed to grasp the subject while providing a solid theoretical foundation for the student. Emphasis is also placed on the practical aspects of radio engineering. The book provides a broad coverage of RF systems, circuit design, antennas, propagation and digital techniques. It will provide an excellent introduction to the subject for graduate students, researchers and practising engineers.
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Publisher
Cambridge University Press
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Published on
May 13, 2004
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Pages
310
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ISBN
9781139452304
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Language
English
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Genres
Technology & Engineering / Electronics / General
Technology & Engineering / Microwaves
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