13E033OTR - Fundamentals of Telecommunications

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Telecommunications
Acronym 13E033OTR
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Computer Engineering and Informatics
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 contemporary telecommunication principles and practices.
The outcome At the end of the course, the students will be familiar with the basic topics in contemporary telecommunications, baseband and passband digital signal transmission techniques and basic principles of contemporary telecommunication systems .
URL to the subject page
Contents of lectures Communication system model. Spectral analysis of signals. Random processes. Sampling and A/D conversion. Baseband digital signal transmission. Digital modulations. Multiplexing, multiple access. Optical and wireless telecommunication systems. Data compression. Error correction codes. Information theory and cryptography.
Contents of exercises Exercises and laboratory exercises.
  1. M. L. Dukić, Principles of Telecommunications, Academic Mind, Belgrade, 2014.
  2. B. P. Lathi, Z. Ding, Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems, Oxford University Press, New York, 2019. (Original title)
  3. S. Haykin, Digital Communication Systems, John Wiley&Sons, New York, 2014. (Original title)
  4. B. Sklar, Digital Communications: Fundamentals and Applications, Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River NJ, 2001. (Original title)
  5. M. L. Dukić, G. Marković, D. Vujić, Principles of Telecommunications – Workbook of Solution Problems, Academic Mind, Belgrade, 2009.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
2 2 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, exercises, laboratory exercises, 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