# Chapter 15: Reflector Antennas¶

## Example 15.3, Page no. 923¶

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import math
import scipy.integrate
#Given
d=10.0
fd_ratio=0.5
f=3*10**9
v=3*10**8
lamda=float(v)/f
theta=math.atan((0.5*fd_ratio)/(fd_ratio**2-(1/16.)))

eff=24*((sin(theta/2))**2+log(cos(theta/2)))**2*(1/tan(theta/2))**2
print "Aperture Efficiency: %d" %(100*eff)

D=eff*((pi*d)/lamda)**2
print "Total directivity: %f dB" %(10*log10(D))

print "Spillover efficiency : %f " %(100*spill_eff)

taper_eff=2*eff/1.568
print "Taper efficiency: %f" %(100*taper_eff)

m=pi/8
direc=(1-(m**2)/2)**2*D
print "directivity for phase error of pi/8 : %f dB" %(10*log10(direc))

Aperture Efficiency: 75
Total directivity: 48.697528 dB
Spillover efficiency : 78.399846
Taper efficiency: 95.749602
directivity for phase error of pi/8 : 48.000562 dB


## Example 15.4, Page no 936¶

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#Given
v=3*3.28083*10**8
f=11.2*10**9
lamda=v/f
print "wavelength: %f ft" %lamda
delta=lamda/16
R=5
a=((14.7*(delta/lamda)*R**4)/(R/lamda))**(0.25)
print "Maximum permissible aperture: %f feet"%a

wavelength: 0.087879 ft
Maximum permissible aperture: 1.782373 feet