Montana State University

EELE 445 - Telecommunications Systems

Spring 2014 (Last update: April 29)


Course Description

Introduction to analog and digital communication systems with lab. Topics include signals in communications; noise characterizations; bandwidth considerations; probability of error; analog and digital modulation; frequency domain analysis; matched filter applications. Experiments involve modulation, demodulation, A/Ds, sampling theory, and aliasing. (Syllabus)

Textbook

"Digital and Analog Communications Systems",8th edition.
by Leon W. Couch
Prentice Hall, 2013
ISBN 0-13-291538-3

Time & Location

Roberts Hall 321
MWF 11:00am - 12:15pm

Pre-Requisites

EE308 - Signal and Systems Analysis
EE317 - Electronics


Weekly Schedule

Lect
Day
Date
Topic
Chapter
Assignments
1
W
1/8
  Introduction
1
HW1
2
F
1/10
  Shannons law, tower height, information H
1
3
M
1/13
  power, energy,time average operator
2
HW2
4
W
1/15
 Fourier Transform, freq domain
2
Lab1
5
F
1/17
  examples, Fseries from Ftransform
2
HW1 due
M
1/20
 No Class: Martin Luther King Day
6
W
1/22
 pwr, E, in freq, autocor psd
2
Lab2
7
F
1/24
  Fourier Series,power problems
2
HW2 due
8
M
1/27
 filters, noise, noise power,LTI systems, autocorrelation
2
9
W
1/29
 finish filters, equiv BW, discrete time signals
2
Lab3
10
F
1/31
 Bandwidth def, example, FCC specs
2
hw3 due
11
M
2/3
  Cardinal series, sampling Theorem, PAM
3
12
W
2/5
  sampling PAM concluded
3
Lab3 part 2
13
F
2/7
 A/D , PCM, quant noise, companding
3
14
M
2/10
 SQNR- w/w0 companding
3
15
W
2/12
  finish quant noise, SQNR
3
Lab 4, HW4 due
16
F
2/14
 U-law, A-law
3
M
2/17
 No Class Presidents Day
3
17
W
2/19
  line codes- baseband digital signals
3
Lab 5
18
F
2/21
 PSD of baseband signals
3
19
M
2/24
 Exam1 short review, finish PSD of baseband signals
3
20
W
2/26
 Exam 1: February 26 in class.
1 to 3
Homework 1-4
21
F
2/28
 eye diagram, clock recovery, Spectral effeciency
3
22
M
3/3
 ISI-Nyquist filtering
3
23
W
3/5
 exam 1 solution in class
Lab 6
24
F
3/7
 TDM time division multiplex- Finish Ch3
3
HW5
M
3/10
 Spring Break
W
3/12
 Spring Break
F
3/14
 Spring Break
25
M
3/17
 Complex envelope, modulation
4
26
W
3/19
 DSB-SC and AM
4, 5
Lab 7
27
F
3/21
 SSB and examples
4, 5
28
M
3/24
 Superhet Receiver
4
HW 6
29
W
3/26
 FM, PM intro
4,5
Lab 7,
30
F
3/28
 FM spectrums
4
31
M
3/31
 Bessel fcn, FM modulation index
5
HW7
32
W
4/02
 Carson's Rule, finish FM
5
Lab 8, lab 7 rpt
33
F
4/04
 Digital bandpass-OOK, BPSK
5
34
M
4/07
 Digital Bandpass signals continued
5
35
W
4/09
 Digital Bandpass signals continued
5
Lab 9, lab 8 rpt
36
F
4/11
 Digital Bandpass signals continued
5
37
M
4/14
 Digital Bandpass signals continued
5
HW8
38
W
4/16
 Antennas, Path Loss
No Lab
F
4/18
 University Day Holiday
39
M
4/21
 Noise Figure, Link Budgets
40
W
4/23
  Q-Function, Bit Error Rates-BER
Lab Final, Note books, Lab9 rpt
41
F
4/25
 Semester Wrap up
HW9- xtra credit
M
4/14
 Take home Exam 2: Due at beginning of class April 16
4-5
Homework 4-8



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TA: Hari Adithya Angampally, Cobleigh 510


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