- UCAS course code
- UCAS institution code
MEng Electronic Engineering
Year of entry: 2021
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Course unit details:
Analogue and Digital Communications
|Unit level||Level 2|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 2|
|Offered by||Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering|
|Available as a free choice unit?||No|
(1) Background and fundamental techniques
Sampling theorem, pulse shaping theorem and bandwidth definition, the eye diagram, signal classification, additive noise, PDF, autocorrelation, Fourier analysis, PSD, ESD and Wiener-Kitchen relationship, etc.
(2) Baseband signalling and detection
Binary pulse code modulation, m-ary code modulation, properties and spectral occupancies, matched filter detection and analysis, bipolar versus Unipolar system performance, Eb/No and SNR, etc.
(3) Analog modulation techniques
Amplitude modulation, frequency, phase modulation and demodulation techniques. Examples of phase and frequency differences.
(4) Digital modulation techniques
Binary and M-ary generic digital modulation techniques such as amplitude (ASK), phase (PSK) and frequency (FSK) modulation and demodulation and combinations of (APSK). BER graph reading and relations to SER.
|Unit title||Unit code||Requirement type||Description|
|Signals and Systems||EEEN20027||Pre-Requisite||Compulsory|
This course unit detail provides the framework for delivery in 2020/21 and may be subject to change due to any additional Covid-19 impact. Please see Blackboard / course unit related emails for any further updates.
The course unit unit aims to:
Introduce the student to the research methodologies and techniques used in Electrical Energy Conversion Systems. The topic and the project Specification are arranged jointly between the student and his/her project supervisor.
Students will be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding basic concepts in analogue and digital communication systems
- Understand the basic requirements of communication systems and the basic terminologies
- Understand the practical implementation and limitations of modulation techniques
- Ability to utilise fundamental principles for signal analysis
- Design basic communication systems
- Ability to design and test analogue and digital modems.
Transferable skills and personal qualities
- Ability to assess communication systems
- Develop basic hardware signal processing skills
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Practical classes & workshops||3|
|Independent study hours|
|Emad Alsusa||Unit coordinator|