Communication Systems Laboratory

This course is no longer offered


CMPE Degree: This course is for the CMPE degree.

EE Degree: This course is for the EE degree.

Lab Hours: 0 supervised lab hours and 0 unsupervised lab hours.

Technical Interest Group(s) / Course Type(s): Telecommunications

Course Coordinator:

Prerequisites: ECE 4601

Corequisites: None.

Catalog Description

To examine the performance of analog and digital telecommunications systems
and components.


Course Outcomes

Not Applicable

Student Outcomes

In the parentheses for each Student Outcome:
"P" for primary indicates the outcome is a major focus of the entire course.
“M” for moderate indicates the outcome is the focus of at least one component of the course, but not majority of course material.
“LN” for “little to none” indicates that the course does not contribute significantly to this outcome.

1. ( ) An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

2. ( ) An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

3. ( ) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

4. ( ) An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

5. ( ) An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

6. ( ) An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

7. ( ) An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.

Strategic Performance Indicators (SPIs)

Not Applicable

Course Objectives

Topical Outline

Telecommunications Signals
Spectral Analysis of Periodic and Random Signals
Statistical Properties of Random Signals
Eye Patterns
Pseudo-Noise Sequences

Analog Modulation
Conventional AM
Double Side Band Suppressed Carrier
Single Side Band Suppressed Carrier
Frequency Modulation

Analog Demodulation
Synchronous Demodulator
Envelope Demodulator
Frequency Discriminator
Pha se Locked Loop

Computer Simulation of Telecommunication Systens
Binary Phase Shift Key
Quadrature Phase Shift Key
Offset Quadrature Phase Shift Key
Probability of Error vs. SNR

Digital Telecommunications
Spectra of Binary FSK
Bell 103 Type Modem
SNR Measurement
BER Measurement

Convolutional Coding
Viterbi Decoding