Undergraduate study programme

Back   Loomen   Schedule   Hrvatski

Communication Systems PK501

ECTS 7 | P 45 | A 15 | L 15 | K 0 | ISVU 74284 | Academic year: 2017./2018.

Course groups

Prikaži sve grupe na predmetu

Course lecturers

VRANJEŠ DENIS, Associate
RIMAC-DRLJE SNJEŽANA, Lecturer

Course description

The communication channel model. Spectral signal analysis. Measurement by spectrum analyser. Random processes, power spectral density, noise sources in communication systems, noise models. Principle of amplitude, frequency and phase modulation, analysis of the analogue systems (AM, FM, PM) and digital systems (ASK, FSK, PSK, QAM) with respect to spectral efficiency as well as resistance to noise. OFDM. Signal to noise ratio (S/N) and BER. Transmission media. Transmission lines. ADSL. Generation of electromagnetic waves, wave equation. Hertz dipole. Antenna parameters. Dipole and unipole antennas. Antennas for different frequencies. Radio links. Mobile communication systems. Optical communication systems: semiconductor laser diodes, optical amplifiers, optoelectronic modulators and photodetectors, multimode and single-mode optical fibres. Integration of communication systems.

Knowledge and skills acquired

Students will be able to calculate power spectral density of a random signal sequence, define channel bandwidth needed for signal transmission, analyse the modulation system with respect to the spectral efficiency as well as the resistance to noise, choose components of a communication system and calculate the basic parameters of a radio link and an optical communication system.

Teaching methods

Lectures (3 hours per week), auditory exercises (1 hour per week) and laboratory exercises (1 hour per week).

Student requirements

Definirano Okvirima kriterija ocjenjivanja studenata FERIT-a i stavkom 1.9

Monitoring of students

Definirano Okvirima kriterija ocjenjivanja studenata FERIT-a i stavkom 1.9

Student assessment

Laboratory exercises revision exam, numerical exercises revision exam, written and oral exams.

Obligatory literature

1. Zentner, E. Antene i radiosustavi. Zagreb: Graphis, 2001.

2. Molisch, A. F. Wireless Communications, 2nd edition. John Wiley&Sons, 2010.


Pretraži literaturu na:

Recommended additional literature

1. S. Haykin, M. Moher: Communication Systems, John Wiley & Sons, 2009.

2. H.Taub, D.L. Schilling: Principles of Communication Systems, MGraw-Hill Book Company, 1987.

3. S. Rimac-Drlje: Komunikacijski sustavi, priručnik za laboratorijske vježbe, zavodska skripta, 2011.

4. T. Brodić, G. Jurin, Svjetlovodna tehnika, Tehnički fakultet, Sveučilište u Rijeci, 1995

ECTS credits

An ECTS credit value has been added according to calculation of time required for studying and successful course completion.

Examination methods

Written and oral exam.

Course assessment

Provođenje sveučilišnih anketa o nastavnicima (pristup prema studentima, transparentnost kriterija, motivacija na
izvršavanje aktivnosti, jasnoća izlaganja, i sl.). Provođenje fakultetskih anketa o predmetima (nakon položenog predmeta
samoevaluacija studenata o usvojenim ishodima učenja, te o opterećenosti u usporedbi s ECTS-ima aktivnosti i predmeta
u cjelini).

Overview of course assesment

Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:

1. compare the spectra of periodic and nonperiodic (random) signals and calculate the power spectral density of a random pulse sequence

2. measure a modulated signal spectrum by spectral analyser and evaluate the measurement results

3. analyse the characteristics of modulation techniques: AM, FM, PSK, QAM and FSK, and compare them with respect to robustness to noise and spectral efficiency

4. calculate the parameters of a coaxial cable and two-wire cable, and compare the cables according to their transmission characteristics

5. explain the principle of electromagnetic wave generation as well as wave equations

6. compare antennas according to their parameters and choose an appropriate antenna in a radio system design

7. define parameters of a point-to-point radio link



Learning outcomes available only as desktop version    Export to Excel
Student's activity Workload ECTS (Workload/30) Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Teaching
method
Assessment method Points
Attendance
Lectures, Auditory exercises, Laboratory exercises

45
ECTS
1.5
- compare the spectra of periodic and nonperiodic (random) signals and calculate the power spectral density of a random pulse sequence- measure a modulated signal spectrum by spectral analyser and evaluate the measurement results- analyse the characteristics of modulation techniques: AM, FM, PSK, QAM and FSK, and compare them with respect to robustness to noise and spectral efficiency- calculate the parameters of a coaxial cable and two-wire cable, and compare the cables according to their transmission characteristics- explain the principle of electromagnetic wave generation as well as wave equations- compare antennas according to their parameters and choose an appropriate antenna in a radio system design- define parameters of a point-to-point radio linkLectures, Auditory exercises, Laboratory exercises Attendance register. Mandatory attendance percentage is:
70%

This percentage defines the minimum workload for the activity. The maximum is defined by the study programme.
Min

3
Max

5
Practice – problem solving Workload
60
ECTS

2
- compare the spectra of periodic and nonperiodic (random) signals and calculate the power spectral density of a random pulse sequence- analyse the characteristics of modulation techniques: AM, FM, PSK, QAM and FSK, and compare them with respect to robustness to noise and spectral efficiency- calculate the parameters of a coaxial cable and two-wire cable, and compare the cables according to their transmission characteristics- compare antennas according to their parameters and choose an appropriate antenna in a radio system design- define parameters of a point-to-point radio linkMidterm exam Evaluation of (written) exercises Min

13
Max

25
Writing pre-lab write-ups, results analysis and writing laboratory reports Workload
24
ECTS

0.8
- compare the spectra of periodic and nonperiodic (random) signals and calculate the power spectral density of a random pulse sequence- measure a modulated signal spectrum by spectral analyser and evaluate the measurement results- analyse the characteristics of modulation techniques: AM, FM, PSK, QAM and FSK, and compare them with respect to robustness to noise and spectral efficiency- compare antennas according to their parameters and choose an appropriate antenna in a radio system designLaboratory practice Assessment of pre-lab write-ups, supervision of laboratory exercises, evaluation of written reports Min

4
Max

10
Oral exam Workload
70
ECTS

2.3
- compare the spectra of periodic and nonperiodic (random) signals and calculate the power spectral density of a random pulse sequence- measure a modulated signal spectrum by spectral analyser and evaluate the measurement results- analyse the characteristics of modulation techniques: AM, FM, PSK, QAM and FSK, and compare them with respect to robustness to noise and spectral efficiency- calculate the parameters of a coaxial cable and two-wire cable, and compare the cables according to their transmission characteristics- explain the principle of electromagnetic wave generation as well as wave equations- compare antennas according to their parameters and choose an appropriate antenna in a radio system design- define parameters of a point-to-point radio linkOral exam Assessment of student's answers Min

25
Max

50
Problem solving Workload
12
ECTS

0.4
- compare the spectra of periodic and nonperiodic (random) signals and calculate the power spectral density of a random pulse sequence- analyse the characteristics of modulation techniques: AM, FM, PSK, QAM and FSK, and compare them with respect to robustness to noise and spectral efficiency- calculate the parameters of a coaxial cable and two-wire cable, and compare the cables according to their transmission characteristics- compare antennas according to their parameters and choose an appropriate antenna in a radio system design- define parameters of a point-to-point radio linkProblem solving Successfully solved tasks Min

2
Max

10
Σ Activities Σ Workload
211
Σ ECTS
7
Σ Max
100