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TCOM 551: Digital Communication Systems

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable



Digital transmission of data, voice, and video. Covers signal digitization; modulation and demodulation; error correction coding; multiple access methods; multiplexing; synchronization; channel equalization; frequency spreading; encryption; transmission codes; digital transmission using bandwidth compression techniques; elements of information theory; and development of link budget evaluation such as system noise temperature, Nyquist filter concepts, antenna gain, and filter bandwidth.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

TCOM 500

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

2 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

Expertise