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CODE CCE3310

 
TITLE Communication Systems

 
LEVEL 03 - Years 2, 3, 4 in Modular Undergraduate Course

 
ECTS CREDITS 6

 
DEPARTMENT Communications and Computer Engineering

 
DESCRIPTION Syllabus:

Traffic Theory
Poisson processes, Erlang B distribution

Switching Theory
Blocking and Non Blocking Networks

Point-to-Point Links
Microwave and FSO

Digital TV systems

Satellite Communications
Satellite TV, VSATs

Wireless Propagation
Free space propagation
Fast Fading
Shadow Fading
Indoor signal propagation

Cellular Networks
Cellular Concept
Special Reuse
2G, 3G 2.5G and 4G 3G

Textbooks:

- J. Sciller, Mobile Communications (2nd Edition), Addison-Wesley.
- F.G. Stremmler, Introduction to communication systems, Addison-Wesley.
- Telecommunications Engineering, J. Dunlop and D.G. Smith.

 
RULES/CONDITIONS Before TAKING THIS STUDY-UNIT YOU ARE ADVISED TO TAKE CCE2313

 
STUDY-UNIT TYPE Lecture and Tutorial

 
METHOD OF ASSESSMENT
Assessment Component/s Resit Availability Weighting
Assignment Yes 20%
Examination (2 Hours) Yes 80%

 
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