An Introduction to Radio Frequency Engineering

An Introduction to Radio Frequency Engineering

By: Christopher B. Coleman (author)Paperback

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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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Dr Chris Coleman is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at The University of Adelaide. He has held research posts at Imperial College, London and the University College of Wales, and faculty positions at the University of Nottingham, UK, and the University of Wollongong, Australia. He is a member of The Centre for High Performance Integrated Technologies & Systems at Adelaide, and a member of the IEEE.


1. Basic concepts; 2. Frequency selective circuits and matching; 3. Active devices and amplifiers; 4. Mixers, modulators and demodulators; 5. Oscillators and phase locked loops; 6. Transmission lines and scattering matrices; 7. Power amplifiers; 8. Filters; 9. Electromagnetic waves; 10. Antennas; 11. Propagation; 12. Digital techniques in radio; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781107402607
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 334
  • ID: 9781107402607
  • weight: 530
  • ISBN10: 1107402603

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