Best Reference Books – Antenna and Wave Propagation

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Antenna and Wave Propagation subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Antenna and Wave Propagation along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Antenna and Wave Propagation subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Antenna and Wave Propagation" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Antennas and Wave Propagation” by John Kraus and Ronald Marhefka

“Antennas and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book covers the fundamentals of wave propagation. The book contains numerous solved examples and practice questions for easy understanding. Over 1200 illustrations and photographs of various antennas are highlighted in this book to clear the concepts.

2. “Antennas and Wave Propagation” by P V Subbaiah
3. “Antennas and Wave Propagation” by RAJU

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“Antennas and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book is written on antennas and wave propagation. This book describes the fundamental concepts, notations, representation and principles in the field of antennas. Separate chapter on mathematical preliminaries is also discussed in the book. The book covers every aspect of antennas from Maxwell’s equations to antenna array analysis, antenna array synthesis, antenna measurements and wave propagation.

4. “Antenna and Wave Propagation” by Yadava R L

“Antenna and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book is beneficial for BE/BTech students of electronics and communication engineering and for MTech students of communication engineering. The book describes the properties of several types of antennas such as dipoles, loop, yagi, log-periodic and microstrip antennas. The book explains the phenomenon of wave propagations, theory of operation and design procedures. It also provides information on the principles of radiation and methods of excitation. The book explains about antenna measurements and different methods of measurement. Solved examples and exercise problems are mentioned in the book to clear concepts. Each chapter of the book contains objective type questions. The appendices in the book provide information, expression and design data.

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5. “Antenna and Wave Propagation Semester” by Bakshi U A
6. “Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design” by Constantine A Balanis

“Antenna Theory: Analysis and Design” Book Review: This book covers the fundamental principles of antenna theory, analysis, design, and measurements of antennas. The book mentions antenna configurations such as linear dipoles, loops, arrays, broadband antennas, aperture antennas, horns, microstrip antennas and reflector antennas. The book consists of mathematical details to help undergraduate and graduate students in electrical engineering and physics to follow analysis and design. The book provides topics on electromagnetic theory, Maxwell’s equations, wave equation, introductory physics and differential and integral calculus. The book highlights some sections on conformal bowtie, vivaldi antenna, antenna miniaturization, antennas for mobile communications, dielectric resonator antennas and scale modeling. Colour, gray scale figures and illustrations are added in the book to show antenna radiation characteristics. The book explains about the matlab programs, java applets and animations, powerpoint notes, java-based interactive questionnaires and a solution manual. The book provides 100 problems at the end of each chapter.

7. “Antennas and Wave Propagation” by A R Harish and M Sachidananda

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“Antennas and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book explains the fundamentals of antennas and propagation. The book has simple design procedures and a large number of exercises. The book covers exhaustive coverage of basic antennas like dipoles, loops and slots. Principles of radiation, techniques, special antenna types and simple design procedures for some antennas are included in this book. The book has a chapter on antenna measurement and practical aspects of antenna characterization. The book describes characteristics of ground and sky wave propagation, propagation models for urban and rural environments which are used in the design of mobile phone networks. Several exercises and illustrative examples are provided in this book to clear theoretical concepts. The book acts as a guide for undergraduate students to clear their concepts in physics and mathematics.

8. “Antenna and Wave Propagation” by Kamal Kishore

“Antenna and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book consists of fundamental principles of antennas and wave propagation. Physical principles are explained in detail with clear diagrams. Focus is given on mathematical derivations along with physics. This book covers electromagnetic waves, radiation mechanism, parameters associated with antenna, directivity, gain and radiation pattern. The book mentions types of antenna, dipole, linear antenna, antenna arrays and aperture antennas.

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9. “Antennas and Wave Propagation” by Soundararajan

“Antennas and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book covers fundamentals of radar, satellite,wireless technologies. The book includes the principles of antennas and wave propagation. The book describes concepts on antennae, cell phones along with actual photography. This book helps the readers to prepare for developing an exciting field of study and research.

10. “Antenna and Wave Propagation” by Sisir Das and Annapurna Das

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“Antennas and Wave Propagation” Book Review: This book covers fundamentals of radar, satellite,wireless technologies. The book includes the principles of antennas and wave propagation. The book describes concepts on antennae, cell phones along with actual photography. This book helps the readers to prepare for developing and exciting field of study and research.

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