19E032OTE - Fundamentals of Telecommunications

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Telecommunications
Acronym 19E032OTE
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Electronics and Digital Systems
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
The goal Introduce students to the fundamental principles of telecommunications.
The outcome After the course, students become familiar with the basic topics in the field of analog and digital telecommunications, transmission principles of analog and digital signals in the primary and the transposed frequency band, quality requirements and constraints of the system.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Model of a telecommunications system. Spectral analysis of signals. Random noise. Linear and nonlinear systems. Analog modulations. Sampling. A/D conversion. Pulse code modulation (PCM). Model of a digital telecommunication system. Transmission of digital signals at baseband frequencies. Intersymbol interference. The optimal receiver. Digital modulation.
Contents of exercises Computational and laboratory exercises from the discussed topics.
  1. Dukić M.L.: Principles of telecommunications, Akademska misao, 2008, Beograd.
  2. Proakis J.G & Salehi M.: Communication Systems Engineering, Prentice Hall, 2ed, 2001, London. (Original title)
  3. Dukić M.L., Marković G. i Vujić S.: Principles of telecommunications– Solved problems, Akademska misao, 2009, Beograd.
  4. Ali Grami: Introduction to digital communications, Elsevier, 2016. (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 2 0.5
Methods of teaching Lectures, exercises and laboratory exercises.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures Test paper 70
Practical lessons Oral examination
Colloquia 30