OT3TM2 - Measurements in Telecommunications 2

Course specification
Course title Measurements in Telecommunications 2
Acronym OT3TM2
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 advanced telecommunication measurements and instrumentation. Make them capable of performing advanced communication signals and systems measurements. Make them capable of networking the instruments and connecting them to a computer.
The outcome The students will be able to connect and remotely operate different pieces of laboratory equipment, perform advanced telecommunications measurements, import the results to the computer and check their conformance to the standards and regulations.
Contents of lectures Spectrum monitoring. Transmission systems characterization. Network analyzer. Noise measurements. Cable and fiber-optic systems measurements. Measurements in computer and communication networks. Instrumentation networking and remote control. Measurement acquisition. Virtual instrumentation.
Contents of exercises Work in laboratory. Training in instruments use. Work in Python software.
  1. J.M. Hughes: Real-World Instrumentation with Python. O'Reilly Media, 2011 (Original title)
  2. J.M. Pieper: Automatic Measurement Control: A Tutorial on SCPI and IEEE 488.2. Rohde & Schwarz, 2007 (Original title)
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