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In this paper, we present a novel procedure for an efficient and accurate electromagnetic simulation of microstrip circuits and printed antennas etched in layered media. The proposed approach, based on a new algorithm referred to herein as the equivalent medium approach (EMA), is applied for a rapid design of the preliminary desired circuit prototype. The illustrated technique yields reliable results and reduces the computational time in comparison with the conventional method of moments (MoM). Some examples that demonstrate the accuracy and the efficiency of the described procedure are included.