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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Knowledge of communications systems at final year undergraduate level|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject covers the basic areas of physical and MAC layers in modern wireline and wireless communications. In particular, it includes the following topics:
On completion of this subject, the students will develop skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of transmission systems and to be able to solve technical problems in the following areas:
• Mathematical description of deterministic and random signals and circuits.
The students should be able to assess performance of transmission systems, interpret the results and to propose solutions for performance enhancements. They should have the ability to utilise a system approach to design and performance evaluation of telecommunication systems,
|Assessment:||• Formally supervised written examination - 3 hours 70% (end of semester). This final exam is a hurdle. A student must pass the exam to pass the subject. • Written class test – 1 hour 30% (mid semester);|
|Prescribed Texts:||Textbook:• Leon W.Couch. Digital and Analog Communication Systems. Prentice-Hall Int. 2001. Additional Reading: • Simon Haykin. Communication Systems. John Wiley&Sons, Inc 2001 • John G. Proakis. Digital Communications. McGraw-Hill. 2001. • Bernard Sklar. Digital Communications. Prentice-Hall International. 2001.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On completion of this subject, the students should have developed:
• problem solving and analytical skills,
Master of Telecommunications Engineering |
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