19E032OTF - Fundamentals of Telecommunications

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Telecommunications
Acronym 19E032OTF
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition No prerequisite
The goal The students will be provided with the understanding of fundamental contemporary telecommunication principles, concepts and practices.
The outcome Students will be introduced to fundamental topics in the field of telecommunications, and will comprehend fundamentals and basic techniques of baseband and passband digital signal transmission. Students will be familiar with the basic concepts of modern telecommunication systems.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Telecommunication system model. Spectral analysis. Linear systems. Random processes and noise. Principles of modulation. Signal digitization. Multiplexing and multiple access. Baseband digital data transmission. Intersymbol interference. Nyquist criterion. Optimal reception. Digital modulations. Elements of information theory and coding. Concepts of contemporary telecommunication systems.
Contents of exercises Auditory, laboratory and demonstration exercises. Individual or team work (optional) on projects and homework assignments.
  1. M. L. Dukić, Principles of Telecommunications (2nd edition), Academic mind, 2014, Belgrade
  2. B. Sklar and F. J. Harris, Digital Communications: Fundamentals and Applications (3rd Edition). Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 2019. (Original title)
  3. I. A. Glover and P. M.Grant, Digital Communications. Prentice Hall Europe, London, 2009. (Original title)
  4. U. Madhov, Introduction to Communication Systems. Cambridge University Press, 2014. (Original title)
  5. M. L. Dukic, G. Markovic and D. Vujic, Principles of Telecommunications - Workbook of Solved Problems. Academic mind, Belgrade, 2009.
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, auditory exercises with solving theoretical and practical problems. Practical classes and exercises in laboratory. Individual or team work (optional) on projects and homework assignments with presentation of results.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 55
Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 25
Seminars 0