Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: One 3 hours lecture per week; |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment 120 hours
4-yearElectrical Engineering degreeorequivalent.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Knowledge of communications systems at final year undergraduate level|
|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 Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorProf Maxim Gitlits
ContactMelbourne School of Engineering Office
Building 173, Grattan Street
The University of Melbourne
VIC 3010 Australia
General telephone enquiries
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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.
Furthermore, they should be able to evaluate the applicability of different performance enhancement methods to wireless and wireline communication systems and to assess the gain that can be achieved.
|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);
Leon W.Couch. Digital and Analog Communication Systems. Prentice-Hall Int. 2001.
|Recommended Texts:||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|
On completion of this subject, the students should have developed:
• Problem solving and analytical skills,
Master of Telecommunications Engineering |
Master of Telecommunications Engineering
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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