13E032T1 - Telecommunications 1

Course specification
Course title Telecommunications 1
Acronym 13E032T1
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications and Information Technologies
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition No prerequisite
The goal The objective of the course is to provide students with understanding of basic principles of digital telecommunications and baseband digital signal transmission.
The outcome At the end of the course, the students will be familiar with the basic topics in telecommunications including spectral analysis, sampling, noise characteristics and its impact on signal transmission, basic A/D conversion techniques, time division multiplexing. Students will be familiar with the basic topics in the field of digital telecommunications and baseband digital signal transmission.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Communication system model. Spectral analysis of signals. Linear and nonlinear systems. Random noise. Sampling process. A/D conversion. Pulse code modulation (PCM), differential PCM and delta modulation. TDM/TDMA. Baseband digital signal transmission. Line codes. Intersymbol interference. Nyquist criteria. Baseband digital signal transmission in the presence of noise. Optimal receiver.
Contents of exercises Exercises, laboratory exercises.
  1. M. L. Dukić, Principles of Telecommunications, Academic Mind, 2014, Beograd.
  2. S. Haykin, Digital Communication Systems, John Wiley&Sons, 2014, New York. (Original title)
  3. B. Sklar, F.J. Harris, Digital Communications: Fundamentals and Applications, Prentice Hall, 2019, London. (Original title)
  4. I. Glover, P. Grant, Digital Communications, Prentice Hall, 2009, London. (Original title)
  5. M. L. Dukić, G. Marković, D. Vujic, Principles of Telecommunications – Workbook of Solution Problems, Academic Mind, 2009, Beograd.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 2 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, excercises, laboratory excercises, homeworks and projects.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures Test paper 70
Practical lessons Oral examination
Colloquia 30