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# Book Excerpt Antennas: Fundamentals, Design, Measurement, (Part 7 of 7)

## 7/25/2010 11:00 PM EDT

This new edition was prepared for a first year graduate course at Southern Polytechnic State University in Georgia. It provides broad coverage of antenna types and phenomena, for operations at very low radio frequencies, as well as frequencies up to those of submillimeter wavelengths.

This book is in contrast to most antenna textbooks, which are written for readers who are proficient with vector calculus and begin with the use of Maxwell's equations in the development of antenna theory. These books do not meet the needs of many students and engineers who, because of their backgrounds or personal interests, desire a more direct path for assimilating antenna fundamentals and their connection to application topics of antenna engineering.

Chapter 3: Antenna Parameters

• Part 2: Sections 3.3 Directivity and Gain; 3.4 Effective Area and Friis Transmission Equation; 3.5 Beamwidth; 3.6 Minor Lobe; and 3.7 Radiation Resistance and Efficiency, click here
• Part 3: Sections 3.8 Input Impedance; 3.9 Bandwidth; 3.10 Polarization; 3.11 Interdependencies of Gain, Beamwidths, and Aperture Dimensions; and References, Problems and Exercises, click here
Chapter 4:Basic Radiators and Feed Methods
• Part 2: Sections 4.2 Current and Voltage in Longer Antennas; 4.3 The Half-Wave Dipole; and 4.4 Long-Wire Antennas, click here
• Part 4: Sections 4.8 Slot Radiators; 4.9 Patch or Microstrip Antennas; 4.10 Surface-Wave and Leaky-Wave Antennas; 4.11 Basic Feed Methods; and References, Problems and Exercises, click here

Maurice Long, Ph.D. is currently a private radar consultant and adjunct faculty at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA. While at Georgia Institute of Technology, he managed the development of a number of radar systems and held positions of principal research engineer, professor of electrical engineering, and Director of the Engineering Experiment Station, now known as Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). Dr Long is the author of Radar Reflectivity of Land and Sea, 3rd Edition (Artech House) and Airborne Early Warning System Concepts (SciTech Publishing). This Third Edition builds on the previous editions by Lamont V. Blake (now deceased).

goafrit

7/26/2010 10:03 PM EDT

With the problem from iPhone 4, I hope people educate to make this antenna design a science and not an art. The author is eminently qualified and the book looks great.

Enfielder

8/13/2010 12:41 PM EDT

Hi can anyone send me the links to the earlier parts of this book i.e. parts 1-6.

Thanks

Me2

8/29/2010 7:02 PM EDT

Put the following in the search box "Antennas: Fundamentals, Design, Measurement" and you will find what you want.

kmeagher

9/8/2010 11:43 AM EDT

All of the links to parts 2-7 take you to part 7. Only part 1 seems to be a different page.

janine.love

9/8/2010 2:01 PM EDT

Not sure what the trouble is kmeahger. I just bolded and underlined all of the previous chapter links in this article, perhaps that will help? I checked all the links and they worked from my browser.