OS2OT - Fundamentals of Telecommunications

Course specification
Course title Fundamentals of Telecommunications
Acronym OS2OT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Signals and Systems
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 To provide students with understanding of basic telecommunication principles and practices.
The outcome At the end of the course, the students will be familiar with the basic topics in analog and digital telecommunications, baseband and passband signal transmission techniques and optimum signal receiving.
Contents of lectures Communication process. Spectral analysis. Characteristics of voice, music and TV signals. Noise sources, narrowband noise. Linear systems. Principles of analog modulation. FDMA. Sampling process. Pulse modulations. TDMA. Baseband digital transmission. Line codes. Intersymbol interference effect. Nyquist criteria. Optimum receiver. Digital bandpass modulation techniques: multilevel modulations.
Contents of exercises Excercises and laboratory excercises
  1. Dukić M.L.: Principles of communications, Academic mind, 2008, Belgrade
  2. Glover I.A. & Grant P.M.: Digital Communications, Prentice Hall, 2004, London. (Original title)
  3. Proakis J.G & Salehi M.: Communication Systems Engineering, Prentice Hall, 2. izdanje, 2002, London. (Original title)
  4. Stojanović Z., Dukić M.L., Petrović Z. Dobrosavljević S.: Fundamentals of communications – exercise book, School of Electrical Engineering, 1998, Belgrade.
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.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 60
Practical lessons 40 Oral examination 0
Projects 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 0