ECE 451 - Schedule - Spring 2021

Lecture Day Date Topic Video Read Notes Lab
1 M 1/25/21 Transmission Lines January 25 Ch 5 Transmission Lines  Lab Procedure    Lab 1 - Jupyter Notebook
2 W 1/27/21 The Smith Chart January 27 Ch 5 Smith Chart  
3 M 2/1/21 Waveguides February 1 Ch 9 Waveguides Lab 2 - Introduction to ADS & VNA -- Access ADS
4 W 2/3/21 Scattering Parameters February 3 Ch 9 S Parameters  
5 M 2/8/21 Flow Graph - One-Term Error Model February 8   Flow Graphs NO LAB
6 W 2/10/21 Three-Term Error Model February 10 Error Terms  
7 M 2/15/21 Time Domain Reflectometry February 15   TDR Lab 3 - Error Correction
  W 2/17/21 DAY OFF - NO CLASS February 17      
8 M 2/22/21 TRL Calibration Method February 22   TRL Lab 4 - Time Domain Reflectometry
9 W 2/24/21 Application of TRL February 24      
10 M 3/1/21 Lossy Transmission Lines March 1   Lossy TL Lab 4 - Time Domain Reflectometry
11 W 3/3/21 TL Extraction March 3   Characterization  
12 M 3/8/21 Eye Diagrams March 8   Eye Diagram Lab 5 - TRL Calibration
  W 3/10/21 EXAM 1 March 10      
13 M 3/15/21 Requirement of Physical Channels March 15   Requirements Lab 5 - TRL Calibration
14 W 3/17/21 Requirement of Physical Channels March 17      
15 M 3/22/21 Macromodeling March 22   Macromodels NO LAB
  W 3/24/21 DAY OFF - NO CLASS March 24      
16 M 3/29/21 Circuit Synthesis March 29 Ch 19 Synthesis Lab 6 - Advanced Techniques
17 W 3/31/21 Linear Amplifiers March 31   Amplifiers  
18 M 4/5/21 Gain Compression April 5     Lab 7 - Extraction of TL Parameters
19 W 4/7/21 Power Amplifiers April 7      
20 M 4/12/21 Power Amplifiers April 12     NO LAB
21 W 4/14/21 X Parameters April 14   X parameters  
22 M 4/19/21 X parameters April 19     Lab 8 - SI Analysis with Eye Diagram
23 W 4/21/21 X parameters April 21      
24 M 4/26/21 Coupled Transmission Lines April 26   Coupled Lines Lab 9 - Nonlinear Devices
25 W 4/28/21 Signal Integrity April 28   Signal Integrity  
26 M 5/3/21 Signal Integrity May 3      
  W 5/5/21 FINAL EXAM