Modern Communication Systems

EC ENGR X 422.14

This course explores and compares different modern communication systems and how to design them, from both a theoretical and practical point of view.

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Online
Starting at $999.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Learn to compare various modern communication systems
  • Design communication systems from both a theoretical and practical point of view
  • Understand contemporary modulation, coding, and communication theory

About this course:

Modern communication systems include satellite, fiber optic, mobile cellular phone, microwave systems, and Internet communications; as well as cable TV, AM and FM radio, VHF, UHF, HDTV, shortwave, fire, police, telephone, fax, voice, TV, local government, and computer networking systems. This course explores and compares these systems and how to design them, from both a theoretical and practical point of view. Instructions also covers contemporary modulation, coding, and communication theory, including LDPC, turbo coding, and convolutional coding; as well as M-ary APSK, PSK, ASK, and FSK modulation. Additional topics include spread spectrum systems, such as GPS; the IP protocol; the IOS model; 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless systems; iPhone and iPad devices; and various communications standards, such as DVB-S2. Students explore practical and analytical topics in the design and understanding of communication systems, such as Fourier series and integrals, time and frequency domain representation of communication signals, convolution, linear systems, transfer functions, sampling theorem, and probability and statistical theory as applied to communication problems. Instruction also discusses software to analyze and simulate communication systems and their components (e.g., MatLab, Simulink, Mathcad, and System View). Students also learn about job opportunities and business trends in the communications field.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: David Taggart
371574
Fee:
$999.00
23 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2020
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Notes
Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Understanding Data Communications by Gerald Held, Addison Wesley

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