Electronics and Computer Engineering

Communication Technology

Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS


Course content

- information theory (channel capacity)
- signals and spectra
- analog modulation methods
- pulse modulation
- digital baseband transmission
- digital modulation methods

Theoretical relationships are illustrated in practical laboratory exercises.

Learning outcomes

- understand the term information and its representation as an electrical signal
- are familiar with common coding and modulation methods for electrical signal transmission
- are able to determine the capacity of transmission channels using measurements and calculation,
- are familiar with the setup of sending and receiving systems,
- are able to build basic circuits and carry out measurements using a spectrum analyser.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

- Mäusl: Analoge Modulationsverfahren
- Carlson: Communication Systems
- Weidenfeller: Grundlagen der Kommunikationstechnik
Journals: -

Mode of delivery

Integrated course, exercises 50%

Prerequisites and co-requisites

- Signals and Systems
- Semiconductor Technology
- Applied Computer Science 1
- Digital Systems

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment