Course Detail:


Communication Systems

3 Credit Hour Course

Intended For Level 4 Term 1 Students


Communication link engineering: Fundamental noise processes, Bright-ness and antenna noise, Polarization-wave and antenna, Wave propagation, Channel impairment effects, Receiver system noise, Receiver types and sub-assembly survey, Low noise antenna design; Signal power budgets and system design techniques; Interference and frequency reuse; System-and circuit-level design and implementation of communication hardware: mixers, RF amplifiers, filters, oscillators, and frequency synthesizers, modulators and detectors, carrier and symbol timing recovery subsystems; Issues in software-defined radio transmitter and receiver implementation.