Antenna Engineering

Course Description

Explore the theory and practice of antenna engineering, including a range of popular antenna types, applications and electromagnetic properties from basic to state-of-the-art. Study a wide spectrum of frequencies from 300 kHz to 550 GHz, with primary emphasis in the MF, HF, VHF, UHF and microwave regions. Examine communications, radar, commercial and military applications. Discuss related topics, such as radomes, antenna materials, computer modeling of antennas, antenna noise and antenna measurement techniques.

Course ID: ELEC 2001P
Course Format: Classroom

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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14447 Sep 15, 2014 Sep 19, 2014 Classroom Boulder, Colorado $2,195
15191 May 18, 2015 May 22, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,195
15192 Sep 14, 2015 Sep 18, 2015 Classroom Boulder, Colorado $2,195
16073 May 16, 2016 May 20, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,195
16072 Sep 12, 2016 Sep 16, 2016 Classroom Boulder, Colorado $2,195
17006 May 1, 2017 May 5, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,195
18209 May 7, 2018 May 11, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $2,195

Special Discounts

GTRI employees are eligible for a discount on this course.  If you are a GTRI employee, please go to and look under “GT Professional Development” for a coupon code to use when checking out.

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Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists, engineering managers and practicing antenna technicians

How You Will Benefit

  • Master the definitions of radiation, gain, directivity, efficiency, effective area, pattern, impedance, antenna noise temperature and polarization of antennas for wireless communications
  • Learn the Friis Transmission Equation
  • Understand the operation of a wide range of popular antenna types
  • Carry out an initial design of a wide range of antenna types


  • Fundamentals of Antennas
  • Antenna Polarization
  • Transmission Lines
  • Gain, Efficiency and Matching
  • Dipole and Monopole Antennas
  • Loop Antennas
  • Slot Antennas
  • Microstrip Antennas
  • Portable (Small) Antennas
  • Antenna Computer Modeling
  • Antenna Optimization
  • Vehicle Mounted Antennas
  • MF and HF Antennas
  • VHF and UHF Antennas
  • Yagi-Uda Antennas
  • Axial Mode Helical Antennas
  • Spiral Antennas
  • Log-Periodic Dipole Arrays
  • Antenna Materials and Lens Antennas
  • Horn Antennas
  • Reflector Antennas
  • Radomes
  • Low Noise Antennas
  • Antenna Measurement Techniques
  • Phased Array Theory
  • Phased Array Technology
  • Radar Antennas



  • Antenna Engineering Handbook (McGraw Hill)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Ed Joy, Ph.D.