Curriculum Designation: Tier II Elective course for electrical engineering majors.
Course (Catalog) Description: Sampling principle, spectral analysis of digital waveforms and noise, pulse and digital transmission systems, digital multiplexing, error probabilities, and system performance.
Prerequisites: EEL 3135
Corequisites: EEL 4021
Text and/or other required material:
- Sklar, B., Digital Communications Fundamentals and Applications, 2nd Ed., Prentice-Hall, 2001, ISBN 0-13-084788-7
- Define and apply basic random variable and random process principles.
- Design and evaluate analog to digital conversion systems including coding and multiplexing.
- Evaluate bandwidth of baseband, line coded signals (binary and M ary).
- Design optimal threshold detectors (matched filter and correlation).
- Determine the reliability of binary and M-ary signals in additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN).
- Design optimum receivers and evaluate reliability in geometric space.
- Evaluate and compare bandwidth and performance of digital modulation techniques.
- Perform link budget analysis of wired and wireless communication systems.
- Recognize the need for lifelong learning and identify methods to engage in lifelong learning.
- Explain or analyze contemporary issues in digital communications.
- Analog To Digital Conversion
- Digital Modulation
- Optimal Signal Detection
- Performance And Reliability Analysis
- Communication System Design And Analysis
Class Schedule: Three 50 minute or two 75 minute lectures per week (3 credit hours).
Contribution to Professional Component: Engineering topic: 3 credit hours
Science/Design (%): 65% / 35%
Relationship to ABET Student Outcomes: C, H, I, J, L, M and O (EE)
Prepared by: Bruce A. Harvey
Revised: September 23, 2016