Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject 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 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ELE2CIR, MAT2LAL


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Tay

Class requirements

Laboratory Class
One 3.0 hours laboratory class per week and delivered via face-to-face.

Two 1.0 hours lecture per week and delivered via face-to-face.

One 1.0 hours tutorial per week and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
Lab (approx 1,500 words)30
four 1,000-word assignments20
one 2-hour ecxamination50