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COURSE INFORMATION SHEET

PROGRAMME: ELECTRONICS AND


COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING
COURSE: DIGITAL COMMUNICATION
COURSE CODE: EC2301
REGULATION: 2008
COURSE AREA/DOMAIN: COMMUNICATION
ENGINEERING
CORRESPONDING LAB COURSE CODE (IF ANY):
EC2307

DEGREE: B.E
SEMESTER: V
COURSE TYPE:
CONTACT HOURS:

CREDITS: 3
CORE
3+1 (Tutorial) hours/Week.

LAB COURSE NAME: COMMUNICATION


SYSTEMS LAB

SYLLABUS:
UNIT
DETAILS
I
DIGITAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEM
Introduction to Analog Pulse Communication Systems Digital Communication Systems
Functional description, Channel classification, Performance Measure; Geometric
representation of Signals, Bandwidth , Mathematical Models of Communication Channel.
II

III

IV

HOURS
8

BASEBAND FORMATTING TECHNIQUES


Sampling Impulse sampling, Natural Sampling, Sampler Implementation; Quantisation
Uniform and Non-uniform; Encoding Techniques for Analog Sources- Temporal waveform
encoding, Spectral waveform encoding, Model-based encoding, Comparison of speech
encoding methods.

10

BASEBAND CODING TECHNIQUES


Error Control Codes - Block Codes , Convolutional Codes, Concept of Error Free
Communication; Classification of line codes, desirable characteristics and power spectra
of line codes.
BASEBAND RECEPTION TECHNIQUES
Noise in Communication Systems; Receiving Filter Correlator type, Matched Filter type;
Equalising Filter - Signal and system design for ISI elimination, Implementation, Eye Pattern
analysis; Synchronisation; Detector Maximum Likelihood Detector, Error Probability,
Figure-of-Merit for Digital Detection.
BANDPASS SIGNAL TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION
Memory less modulation methods - Representation and Spectral characteristics, ASK, PSK,
QAM, QPSK, FSK; Bandpass receiving filter, Error performance Coherent and Noncoherent detection systems.
TOTAL HOURS

9
45

TEXT/REFERENCE BOOKS:
S.no
1
2
3

Author
Amitabha Bhattacharya
Simon Haykin
John.G. Proakis

Herbert Taub & Donald L

Title
Digital Communications
Digital Communications
Fundamentals of Communication
Systems
Principles of Communication Systems

Publication
Tata McGraw Hill, 2006
John Wiley, 2006
Pearson Education,
2006
Tata McGraw Hill,

T/R
T
T
R
R

Schilling
Leon W. Couch

Digital and Analog Communication


Systems

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES:
C.CODE COURSE NAME
EC2252
COMMUNICATION THEORY
MA2261

PROBABILITY AND RANDOM


PROCESSES

2008 (3rd Edit1. ion)


Pearson
Education, 2001 (6th
Edition)

DESCRIPTION
Various modulation schemes, Noise Theory,
Information Theory, Source coding techniques
Moments, Auto Correlation, Cross Correlation,
System transfer function

SEM
IV
IV

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
1. To teach the students the Principle behind the working of Digital Communication System
2. To enable the students to understand the Geometric representation of Signals.
3. To enable the students to classify various communication channels and model them.
4. To teach the students about the Baseband Formatting techniques of sampling, quantization and coding in
detail.
5. To enable the students to understand the various encoding techniques for Analog sources.
6. To educate the students the Baseband coding techniques for error control in encoding and decoding
7. To make the students to understand the Baseband reception techniques with various Receiving Filter types,
Detectors.
8. To enable the students to understand Eye pattern analysis, Sunchronisation, the Bandpass Signal
transmission and reception methods.
COURSE OUTCOMES:
i.
Students can understand the working principle of digital communication system.
ii.
Students will be able to derive the Basis set from the Signal set
iii.
Students can draw the signal space diagram for the given signal sets.
iv.
Students can classify the practical communication channel .
v.
Students will be able to understand the fundamental concepts behind digital transmission of analog sources
like sampling, quantization and coding
vi.
Students can design sampler, quantizers, encoders.
vii.
Students can design encoders using various block codes and convolutional codes to get the code words for
error free communication.
viii.
Students can analyse the received code word for erro occurrence and retrieve the original message.
ix.
Students will be able to understand the Baseband receiving filters, Detectors and Eye pattern Analysis.
x.
Students can understand the representation and spectral characteristics of various Bandpass modulation
methods and receiving filters .

MAPPING OF COURSE OBJECTIVES AND COURSE OUTCOMES:


Course

Course Outcomes

PEOs

Objectives
1
2
3

4
5
6
7
8

ii

iii

iv

vi

vii

viii

ix

01

02

03

04

GAPES IN THE SYLLABUS - TO MEET INDUSTRY/PROFESSION REQUIREMENTS:


SNO
DESCRIPTION

PROPOSED
ACTIONS
1
Advanced Electronic Communicaton systems
Guest
Lecture
2
Bandwidth Efficient signaling scheme
Guest
Lecture
PROPOSED ACTIONS: TOPICS BEYOND SYLLABUS/ASSIGNMENT/INDUSTRY VISIT/GUEST
LECTURER/NPTEL ETC
TOPICS BEYOND SYLLABUS/ADVANCED TOPICS/DESIGN:
1
Carrier and Symbol synchronization techniques
WEB SOURCE REFERENCES:
1
http://bwrcs.eecs.berkeley.edu/Classes/EE225C/Lectures/sync_franks.pdf
2
http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/navy/docs/es310/DigiComs/digicoms.htm
3
http://web.ee.ccu.edu.tw/~wl/wenclass/95/SSclass/ch1_modify.pdf
4
http://www2.binghamton.edu/cce/text_files/Reaching%20Real-Time%20Moving%20Targets.pdf
5
http://www.ojcmt.net/articles/23/237.pdf
6
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZAg5YLyJqw
7
http://www.nptel.iitm.ac.in/courses/Webcourse-contents/IISc-BANG/Data%20Communication/Learning
%20Material%20-%20DataCommunication.pdf
8
http://www.sp4comm.org/docs/chapter12.pdf
9
http://www.merl.com/research/?research=Digital%20Communications
10
http://www.stanford.edu/class/ee360/suppRead/read1/viterbi_3lessons.pdf
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