Communications Principles - EL570

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2019-20
Canterbury Spring
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5 15 (7.5) DR H Zhu

Pre-requisites

EENG3180 (EL318) - ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS
EENG3190 (EL319) - ENGINEERING ANALYSIS

Restrictions

None

2019-20

Overview

This module introduces fundamental concepts of communication systems and communications networks, including baseband signals and noise, analogue modulation/demodulation, sampling and digitisation, digital modulation/demodulation, network architecture and topologies, link layer, local area network and Internet protocols. Extensive practical work is included. Examples classes also support student learning.

Details

Contact hours

Total contact hours: 35
Private study hours: 115
Total study hours: 150

Method of assessment

Examination 70%
Coursework 30%

Indicative reading

See http://readinglists.kent.ac.uk

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of different modulation and demodulation techniques;
2. Demonstrate an understanding of digital transmission and the effects of noise;
3. Demonstrate basic knowledge of communication network architectures, protocols and topologies;

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