OT3TS - Telecommunication Systems

Course specification
Course title Telecommunication Systems
Acronym OT3TS
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 mandatory
Condition none
The goal Introduce students to up to date telecommunication systems.
The outcome Empowering of students with knowledge sufficient for technical documentation reading and to prepare some typical calculations and measurements on telecommunication systems.
Contents of lectures Radio communication system. Broadcasting systems: audio and TV. Satellite Systems. Different video broadcasting/multicasting systems. Frequency bands. Frequency planning and frequency assignment and allocations. Fiber Optic Transmission Systems. Wavelength division multiplexing. Cables. Transmission media. System impairments and performance measures. Link budget. Pricing in telecommunications.
Contents of exercises resolving of simple problems and calculations of telecomunication systems parameters.
  1. Essentials of Modern Telecommunications Systems, Kularahtna, N. and Dias D. Artech House, Inc. 2004. (Original title)
  2. Martin Cave, Chris Doyle and William Webb, Essentials of Modern Spectrum Management, Cambridge University Press 2007. (Original title)
  3. Fundamentals of Telecommunications, Roger L. Freeman, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999. (Original title)
  4. Costas Courcoubetis, Richard Weber, Pricing Communication Networks - Economics, Technology and Modelling, Wiley Interscience Series, 2003. (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, auditory and laboratory exercises. Homeworks.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 0
Projects 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 0