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Module Code: EEE202
Module Title: Analogue and Digital Communications I
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: EEE203MTH007MTH008MTH013MTH101MTH102MTH201
   
Aims

To provide a comprehensive coverage of the theory and design of analygue and digital communication systems.
Learning outcomes 
Knowledge and Understanding

After successful completion of the module, the student should have:

An appreciation of modern analogue and digital communication systems.

An understanding of various analogue and digital modulations, which include the conventional AM, SSB-SC, DSB-SC, FM, PM, PCM, ASK, FSK and PSK.

An understanding of the effects of noise on communication systems.

An understanding of FDM and TDM.

An understanding of the convolution theorem, sampling theory and their applications


Intellectual Abilities

On successful completion of the module, students should be able to demonstrate ability in applying knowledge of the above topics to design and analyse communication systems


Practical Skills

After successful completion of the module, the student should have:

The ability to design and analyse simple communication systems, and to analyse various signals in both the time and frequency domains.


General Transferable Skills

On successful completion of the module, students should be able to show experience and enhancement of the following key skills:

Independent learning.

Problem solving and design skills.
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, problem classes, class demonstrations, and case studies.
Syllabus 
Chapter 1 Introduction (recommended lecturing hours: 2 hours)

Concept of signals and communication, communication system block diagram.Communication signals, channels and networks.


Chapter 2 Statistic Signals and Noise Analysis (recommended lecturing hours: 6 hours) Basic principles of stachastic process and distributions

Kinds of noise/thermal noise. Noise calculations. Noise figure and noise temperature.

The effect of noise on communication systems. Signal to noise ratio.

Signal generation


Case Study I Fourier transform analysis of communication signals (recommended lecturing hours: 2 hours)


Chapter 3 Amplitude modulation (recommended lecturing hours: 6 hours)

General idea of modulation.DSB-SC modulators and demodulators.

SSB-SC and conventional AM modulations.

Frequency division multiplexing (FDM).

Outline of super-heterodyne receiver (Block diagram, RF and IF stages, image frequency).

Comparision of different AM systems - bandwidth and efficiency


Chapter 4 Angle Modulation (recommended lecturing hours: 4 hours)

Generation and demodulation of FM signals, modulation index, bandwidth and spectrum. Narrow-band FM and PM. Carson's rule.

Case Study II

Communication application of amplitude and angle modulation (recommended lecturing hours: 2 hours)


Chapter 5 Pulse Modulation (recommended lecturing hours: 4 hours)

Pulse amplitude modulation, pluse duration modulation, pulse phase modulation and pulse code modulation (PAM, PDM, PPM and PCM).


Chapter 6 Digital Modulation (recommended lecturing hours: 4 hours)

Amplitude shift keying, frequency shift keying and phase shift keying (ASK, FSK and PSK), and comparisons.

Summary of the module (recommended lecturing hours: 1 hour)
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 14     14      47  75 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Final Exam 80.00
2 Assignment 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/22/2017 10:49:43 AM