COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS

ELE3CMN

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this unit students will focus on the properties of signals and noise, Fourier analysis, linear systems and lossless transmission, linear and exponential modulation techniques, typical communications systems, such as radio broadcasting, receivers. Other topics include pulse code modulation, time division multiplexing and frequency division multiplexing. Also included is transmission line theory including distributed circuit analysis, characteristic impedance and sinusoidal waves on transmission lines.

FacultyFaculty of Science, Tech & Engineering

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Tay

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ELE2CIR and MAT2LAL

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ELE5FCM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAn introduction to analogue and digital communicationsRecommendedHaykin, S 20072ND EDN, WILEY
ReadingsCommunications systemsRecommendedHaykin, S 20004TH EDN, WILEY

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Tay

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
assignments (approx 500-words)In order to pass the unit students must obtain an overall pass grade, pass the examination and pass the practical work.10
laboratory work (approx 1,500-words)30
one 2-hour examination60