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.
|Unit name||Advanced Digital Communications|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Benjamin Millar|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- 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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PrerequisitesENG746 Digital Electronics|ENG749 Networking and Antennas
|Assessment||Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (50%)|Laboratory/practical (10%)|Laboratory/practical (15%)|Assignment (15%)|Assignment (10%)|
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