CONTENTS

Preface

1 Introduction

1.1 Examples of Multiconductor Transmission-Line Structures

1.2 Properties of the TEM Mode of Propagation

1.3 The Transmission-Line Equations: A Preview

1.3.1 Unique Definition of Voltage and Current for the TEM Mode of Propagation

1.3.2 Defining the Per-Unit-Length Parameters

1.3.3 Obtaining the Transmission-Line Equations from the Transverse Electromagnetic Field Equations

1.3.4 Properties of the Per-Unit-Length Parameters

1.4 Classification of Transmission Lines

1.4.1 Uniform versus Nonuniform Lines

1.4.2 Homogeneous versus Inhomogeneous Surrounding Media

1.4.3 Lossless versus Lossy Lines

1.5 Restrictions on the Applicability of the Transmission-Line Equation Formulation

1.5.1 Higher Order Modes

1.5.1.1 The Infinite, Parallel-Plate Transmission Line

1.5.1.2 The Coaxial Transmission Line

1.5.1.3 Two-Wire Lines

1.5.2 Transmission-Line Currents versus Antenna Currents

1.6 The Time Domain versus the Frequency Domain

1.6.1 The Fourier Series and Transform

1.6.2 Spectra and Bandwidth of Digital Waveforms

1.6.3 Computing the Time-Domain Response of Transmission Lines Having Linear Terminations Using Fourier Methods and Superposition

Problems

References

2 The Transmission-Line Equations for Two-Conductor Lines

2.1 Derivation of the Transmission-Line Equations from the Integral Form of Maxwell's Equations

2.2 Derivation of the Transmission-Line Equations from the Per-Unit-Length Equivalent Circuit

2.3 Properties of the Per-Unit-Length Parameters

2.4 Incorporating ...

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