Introduction to Telecommunications (5ΚΠ02)
Instructor : Harilaos Sandalidis
Assistant : Alexandros Vavoulas , Nikolaos Vaiopoulos
Course typeCompulsory
TermFall Semester
Teaching hours3
Laboratory hours1
Introduction, Basic principles, Simplified model of a telecommunication system. Signals and systems. Fourier series and transform. Random signals, Stochastic processes. Frequency domain analysis of signals and systems, Elementary filters, Spectral density. Noise theory, Limitations in communications. Analog modulation systems AM, AM-DSB-SC, AM-SSB. Angle modulation, phase modulation, frequency modulation. Implementation of modulators and applications. Effect of noise on modulation systems. Digital transmission of analog communications, Source coding, Quantization, PCM, DPCM, Delta modulation, Channel models. Digital transmission through the Additive White Gaussian Noise (AWGN) channel, Pulse amplitude modulation, PAM, Digital modulation. Digital transmission through bandlimited AWGN channels, Intersymbol interference and suppression methods, Elements of information theory.
Course objectives
  • Basic principles of communication systems theory
  • Review of signal and system theory
  • Review of analog modulation systems
  • Digital Transmission Theory
  • Simulation using MATLAB
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