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ECE3402 - Information transmission

4 points, SCA Band 2, 0.083 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: M Premaratne


Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)


Analog modulation: Amplitude modulation; double-sideband suppressed-carrier modulation; single-sideband modulation; phase modulation and frequency modulation. Signal transmission and filtering: Signal distortion in transmission; standard lowpass and bandpass characteristics; pulse shaping filters. Introduction to random processes and noise: Description of random processes; shot noise and thermal noise; detection in the presence of noise. Digital transmission: baseband digital data transmission, sampling, quantisation and time-division multiplexing. Communication systems: AM and FM radio and TV signal formats; optical fibre and wireless transmission; communication system design principles.


Examination (3 hours): 90%
Laboratory and assignment work: 10%

Contact hours

26 lectures, 24 hours of laboratory/practice classes work


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