Course Detail:


Telecommunication Systems

3 Credit Hour Course

Intended For Level 4 Term 1 Students


Introduction: Principle, evolution and telecommunication networks; National and International regulatory bodies, Basic elements of Telecommunication, Message source and bandwidth; Transmission media: twisted pair cable, coaxial cable, wireless channel and electromagnetic spectrum, satellite channel and fiber-optic cable, Transmission impairments, Noise and signal-to-noise ratio, Transmission capacity, Analog and digital transmission; Telephone apparatus, telephone exchanges, subscriber loop, supervisory tones, PSTN; Switching systems: Introduction to analogy system: Strowger and Crossbar switching systems, Stored program control (SPC) systems; Digital switching systems: space division switching, time division switching; Trafic analysis: Trafic characterization,grades of service, network blocking probabilities, delay system and queuing; Integrated services digital network (ISDN): N-ISDN and B-ISDN,architecture of ISDN, B-ISDN implementation; Digital subscriber loop(DSL), Wireless local loop (WLL), FTTx, PDH and SONET/SDH, WDMNetwork, IP telephony and VoIP, ATM network and Next Generation Network (NGN).