Basics of TelecommunicationsCourse code: 110317 | 6 ECTS credits
Level of Studies:Undergraduate applied studies
Year of Study:2
Goal:Gaining knowledge about signals in communication systems, signal characteristics that are of interest for communication systems as well as signal processing methods. Acquiring fundamental knowledge about communication systems.
Outcome:Upon completion of this course, participants will obtain basic knowledge about signals in telecommunications that will be useful in further study of signals and systems, basic knowledge about telecommunication signal processing methods, as well as foundation knowledge for studding signal processing in specialized systems such as mobile telecommunications and digital television.
Contents of the course
Introductory lecture (course organisation and syllabus). Basic terminology (signals and systems)
Human perception of audio and video signals.
Digitization of text. Digitization of audio signals. Audio formats.
Digitization of images and video signals. Video formats.
Spectral analysis of signals. Fourier series, Fourier transform. Spectrum analyzer and their applications.
Telecommunication system model: transmitters, receivers, transmission mediums.
Practical instruction complies with the topics in theoretical instruction. Students learn about basic signal characteristics and signal processing methods through examples implemented using Matlab and Python. Practical training also includes basics of oscilloscope and spectrum analyser use.
Textbooks and References
M. Dukić, Pricipi telekomunikacija, Akademska misao, Beograd, 2014.
S. Marinković, A. Zeković, Telekomunikacije— priručnik za laboratorijske vežbe, Visoka škola za elektrotehniku i računarstvo strukovnih studija, Beograd, 2013.
J. Proakis, M. Salehi, Digital Communications, McGraw-Hill Education; 5 edition, 2007
N. Kularahtna, D. Dias, Essentials of Modern Telecommunications Systems, Artech House, Inc. 2004.