Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 3 hour lecture per week |
Total Time Commitment:
4-year Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent
|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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorProf William Shieh
This subject covers the basic areas of optical networks.
In particular, it includes the following topics:
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completion of this subject, the students will develop skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of optical networks and to be able to solve technical problems in the following areas:
Hurdle requirement: Students must pass the written exam to pass the subject.
Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs) 1-6 are assessed in the final written examination, the mid-semester test, and the submitted project report or assignments. ILOs 3, 5 and 6 are also assessed in the submitted project report or assignments.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
“Optical Networks: A Practical Perspective” by Rajiv Ramaswami and Kumar N. Sivarajan.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
The subject is delivered through sessions that combine lecture presentation, discussion, and mini-tutorials. Private study is also required, in addition to the weekly sessions. Learning is also enhanced by active participation in the online Discussion Board.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
Students are provided with lecture slides and tutorial problems. Extensive reference material is uploaded or linked on the subject website.
CAREERS / INDUSTRY LINKS
Student teams are encouraged to interact with industry professionals as part of their assignment. Specific industry interactions may be organised according to interest and opportunities.
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