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Third Edition of Microwave & RF Design eBook Multi-Volume Set Featuring NI AWR Software Now Available for Free Download

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Sept. 23, 2019 – An updated third edition of the popular Microwave & RF Design - A Systems Approach textbook is now available as a multi-volume set in electronic form for free download. This OpenAccess eBook, authored by Professor Michael Steer of North Carolina State University (NCSU) and featuring NI AWR software, focuses on RF systems design using electronic design automation (EDA) software for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professionals. It covers microwave components and how they fit into modern radio, radar and sensor systems. The eBook enables students to achieve a good understanding of how system-level decisions affect component and subsystem design and how the capabilities of technologies, components and subsystems impact system design.

The multi-volume set includes:



Links to the free eBook and related videos can be found by registering at: awr.com/resource-library/ebook-third-edition-microwave-and-rf-design-multi-volume-set or directly from the NCSU site at repository.lib.ncsu.edu/handle/1840.20/36776  and people.engr.ncsu.edu/mbs/MicrowaveRFDesign/CaseStudiesYouTube.htm.

About NI AWR Software

The NI AWR Design Environment software platform includes RF/microwave electronic design automation (EDA) tools such as Visual System Simulator™ system design software, Microwave Office/Analog Office microwave/RF circuit design software and AXIEM and Analyst™ EM analysis software. The NI AWR software product portfolio also includes AntSyn™ antenna design and synthesis software and AWR Connected™ third-party solutions.  Collectively, these products empower design engineers to dramatically reduce development time and cost for components, circuits, systems and subsystems employed in wireless, high-speed wired, broadband, aerospace and defense and electro-optical applications. More information is available at ni.com/awr.

About National Instruments

Since 1976, NI has made it possible for engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges with powerful, flexible technology solutions that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. Customers from a wide variety of industries–from healthcare to automotive and from consumer electronics to particle physics–use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve the world we live in.

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Sherry Hess
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