Courses & Units

Advanced Digital Communications ENG740

Introduction

This unit builds on the concepts of data networks and digital electronics in the 2nd year of the course and adds numerous design techniques for communication equipment. Topics include mixed signal design, source encoding, small scale fading, data encoding, security and error correction. Students will design and build communication related hardware and learn the applicability of various technologies with regards to their history and current use with a focus on IoT.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Digital Communications
Unit code ENG740
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator Doctor Benjamin Millar
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

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Learning Outcomes

  • Select data encoding, security and error correction technologies for a communication system
  • Design communication equipment including IoT devices for use within a communication network
  • Build communication device prototypes for use in modern communication networks
  • Explain data encoding, security and error correction technologies with reference to their role within contemporary communications systems
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of contemporary and legacy technologies used in existing communication systems
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Requisites

Prerequisites

ENG746 Digital Electronics|ENG749 Networking and Antennas

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Laboratory/practical (10%)|Laboratory/practical (15%)|Assignment (15%)|Assignment (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

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