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CT111 Introduction to Communication Systems Instructor: Prof.

Vijay Kumar Chakka
1. Title: Introduction to Communication Systems 2. Credit Structure (L-T-P-Cr) : 3-0-3-4.5 3. Course Number: CT111 4. Slot: 2nd Semester 5. Category: Foundation (Core) Course 6. Prerequisite: Basic Electronic Circuits 7. Foundation for: Analog and Digital Communication and other advanced Communication Group Courses 8. Abstract: Overview, Basic Telecommunication Concepts, Communication Receivers – An Introduction, Digital data transmission, Multiplexing, Introduction to Antennas and Transmission Lines, The Basic Telephone System, Introduction to Optical Fibre Communication, Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Communication, Introduction to Satellite Communication. 9. Suggested Text/s: 1.Electronic Communication Systems, Wayne Tomasi, Pearson Education, India, Fourth Reprint, 2003. 2. Electronic Communications, Dennis Roddy and John Coolen, Pearson Education, India, Fourth Edition, 2004. 10. Other References: 3. Communication Electronics – Principles and Applications, Louis E. Frenzel, Tata Mc-Graw Hill, India, Third Edition, 2002. 4. Electronic Communications – Modulation and Transmission, Robert J. Schoenbeck, Prentice-Hall India, Second Edition, 2004. 5. Wireless Communications and Networks, William Stallings, Pearson Education, 2004. 6. Electronic Communication Systems, William Schweber, Prentice-Hall India, Fourth Edition, 2004. 7. Modern Wireless Communications, Simon Haykin and Michael Moher, Pearson Education, India, 2005. 8. The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, Annabel Z. Dodd, Pearson Education Asia, 2000.

Beasley.Detailed Contents: Overview Importance of Communication. Applications Overview. Optical Transmitters and Receivers. Typical Receiver Circuits. Frequency Conversion. Fibre Attenuation and Dispersion. Earth Stations. Transponder. Basic Telecommunications Concepts: Analog versus Digital Signals. Advantages of Digital Technologies. why it is required and its fundamental concepts. Satellite Communication Systems. Elements of a Communication System (Transmitter. Concept of Modulation. Local Exchange and its organisation. Introduction to Optical Fibre Communication: Optical Fibre versus Metallic Cable. Frequency and Phase Modulation. Optical Fibre Communication System. Advantages and Limitations. Amplitude Modulation. Power and Bandwidth. PH series 10. Intermediate Frequency Selection and Images. The Super heterodyne Receiver. Antenna Fundamentals. North American and Europian digital hierarchies Introduction to Antennas and Transmission Lines Transmission line Fundamentals. Know some of different types of basic blocks used in a telecommunication system. Communication Receivers – An Introduction Tuned Radio Receivers. Perform experiments with some of the basic sub-systems used for telecommunication.Applications. Introduction to Satellite Communication: Satellite Orbits. FM Receiver. Satellite System Link Models (Up-Link and Down-Link). Gary M.9. Telephone Line (local loop) signalling. Baseband and Bandpass Communication Systems. Isotropic Radiator. 11. Geostationary Satellites. Basic Antenna Operation. Radio wave Propagation. Introduction to Wireless technologies. Modern Electronic Communication. . The Electromagnetic Spectrum. Digital T. Pulse Modulation. Communications Applications. Switching and Types of Switching. Types of Optical Fibres. Outcomes and Objectives: The objective of this course is to –Appreciate what a telecommunication system is. Numbering and Dialling. The Basic Telephone System :Basic Telephone System. Wireless Terminology.Carriers: TDM. Basic Antennas. AM Detection. Receiver and Channel). Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Communication :Wireless & Mobile Communication Basics. Types of Transmission Lines. Miller and Jeffrey S. T1 digital carrier. measure some of the parameters and validate various concepts. Propagation of Light through Optical Fibre.

MATLAB. 12. appreciate and becomes familiar with various modern communication systems. identify the most common types of transmission media. . Know details of the telecommunication systems like the telephone. OMNET etc. Outcome: At the end of the course. articulate the basic blocks of a typical communication system. optical fibre communication. learn the concepts of telecommunication through experimentation and use of modern engineering tools (like PSpice. Evaluation (tentative): 1st In-Semester Examination: 15% 2nd In-Semester Examination: 15% Labs: 25% Final Examination: 45% Total marks out of 100 will be converted to a letter (performance) grade using a 10-point scale.). the student should be able to – understand the basic principles of telecommunication. MatLab.OMNET etc.Simulate certain components of a telecommunication system and observe some of the relevant parameters using PSPiCE. and satellite communication systems. wireless and mobile communication.