This unit introduces modern communication systems fundamentals for engineering students specialised in electronics and communication engineering and other electrical engineering streams. It starts with an introduction to analog communication systems for the concepts of AM and FM communication, and phase locked loop for FM synchronisation. After discussed pulse code modulation (PCM), the baseband modulation theory is discussed. An introduction to advanced digital modulation is included with a wireless communication case study. This unit is the discipline knowledge required for design and application of basic communication system or study of more advanced communication topics in Communication systems 2. Prerequisite knowledge is assumed in areas of basic analogue and digital electronics.
|Unit name||Communication Systems|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Danchi Jiang|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Explain major components and technologies in modern communication systems including analog modulation and digital modulation techniques, communication channels, communication errors and communication system performance measures.
- Critique the design objective and the life cycle requirements of a digital communication system design to meet client needs with reference to state of the art practices.
- Apply frequency domain and time domain methods to model typical analog and digital communication systems and analyse system function and efficiency.
- Design components in transmitter and receiver to achieve effective communication.
- Evaluate performance of communication systems through simulation.
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PrerequisitesENG741 Analog Electronics|ENG746 Digital Electronics
|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (30%)|Project (50%)|Laboratory/practical (10%)|
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