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EE544 Teletraffic Engineering 1st Semester 56Hrs

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Introductions and Course outline
Telephone and Telegraph systems: Wire telephony, public telephone
network, the telephone loop, teleprinters and telegraphs.
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System structure: Basic transmission system.
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Types of switching: Circuit switching, message switching and packet
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Network topologies, exclusive and multiparty lines.
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Signalling methods; (e.g. signalling No. 7 etc).
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Exchanges: Analogue, digital, stored program control exchanges, Private
Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX).
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Call types: Local, trunk and international, automatic multi-exchange
connection and exchange signalling.
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Terminal Equipment: Telephone set (receiver and transmitter), telex, facsimile,
computer, etc.
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Digital communication network: Communication architecture,
communication protocols, layer architecture in data network,
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Packet switching networks, Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN),
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Local Area Networks (LAN),Wide Area Networks (WAN), internet working,
security.
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System design and planning: Basic traffic theory, queuing theory, grade of
service, demand of service, traffic overload,
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performance of communication networks, reliability of service,
economic analysis and planning, size and capacity.
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2hrs Lecture per week
2hrs Lab per week
1 hr Tutorial per week
Textbooks and References
1. John Bellamy, Digital Telephony, Third Edition, Wiley Interscience, 2000.
2. Ray Horak, Harry Newton, Mark A. Miller, Communications Systems and Networks, Wiley,
2002.
3. Annabel Z. Dodd, Essential Guide to Telecommunications, Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall,
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EEE 553: Radio Communication Engineering 1st Semester 56Hrs


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Introductions and course outline
Radio wave propagation: Surface waves, space waves, and sky wave
propagation,
ionospheric effects; atmospheric effects on waves; fading and effects on
communication;
scatter propagation, reflection of radio waves.
diversity techniques;
Antennas
Propagation losses in communication links: path loss, multipath fading,
diffraction losses, scattering losses, shadowing.
Transmitters and Receivers: Types of transmitters and receivers used in radio
communication and their characteristics.
Broadcast and point to point communication: Radio broadcasting,
Studio links, outside broadcasting,
broadcasting system specifications and design.
Trunked systems.
Design and implementation of a Radio communication system.
Exams
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2hrs Lecture per week


2hrs Lab per week
1 hr Tutorial per week
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Paul Lorrain and Dale Carson, Electromagnetic fields and waves


Taub Schilling Principles of communication systems.
K. Sam Shanmugam, Digital and analog communication System,
William Sinnema and Tom McGovern, Digital, Analogue and Data Communication,
J. Dunlop and D.G. Smith, Telecommunications Engineering
K.G. Shegolina, Electronics and communications,
John B. Groe and Lawrence E. Larson, CDMA Mobile Radio Design,
Theodore S. Rappaport, Wireless Communications
Principles and practice, Garry M. Miller, Modern Electronic Communication