OT3TM1 - Measurements in Telecommunications 1

Course specification
Course title Measurements in Telecommunications 1
Acronym OT3TM1
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 elective
Condition None
The goal Introduce the students to fundamentals of telecommunication measurements and instrumentation. Make them capable of performing basic measurements in time and frequency domain. Make them capable of processing the obtained results and preparing a report.
The outcome The students will be able to connect different pieces of laboratory equipment, perform basic telecommunications measurements, process the results, and make a report.
Contents of lectures Types and organization of measurements in telecommunications. Instrumentation for measurements. Passive components. Power supplies. Signal sources. Signal level measurement. Frequency and time measurement. Digital storage oscilloscope. Signal characterization in time domain. Spectrum analyzer. Processing and presentation of results. Report preparation.
Contents of exercises Work in laboratory. Training in instruments use. Results processing in GNU Octave and gnuplot free software tools.
  1. Anand, M.M.S. Electronic Instruments and Instrumentation Technology, Prentice-Hall 2006 (Original title)
  2. Rauscher, C. Fundamentals of Spectrum Analysis. Rohde & Schwarz, 2006. (Original title)
  3. M. Bjelica: Measurements in Telecommunications 1 - numerical problems (e-book)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, practices and labs: tests and homework assignments
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 20
Practical lessons 40 Oral examination 10
Projects 0
Colloquia 30
Seminars 0