Module Descriptor School of Computer Science and Statistics
|Module Name||Telecommunications I|
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|Contact Hours||Lecture hours: 22, Lab hours:11, Tutorial hours:11|
|Module Personnel||Dr Marco Ruffini|
The Telecommunications course is intended as an introductory course. It begins with an overview of the concept of information and its significance in todays society. The aim of the course is to then shows how such information is transmitted over links and networks. The course gives particular focus on the understanding of time domain, frequency domain and bandwidth of signals. It introduces some basic operations, such as modulation and multiplexing, and will introduce some general concept of data transmission and transmission media. Course work will consists on laboratories that will put in practice most of the theory explained during the lectures.
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The exam will be based on the slides thought during lectures. Some of the topics are also explained in the book: Data Communications and Networking by Behrouz Forouzan
Assessment is by examination (80%) and laboratories and project work (20%).
Assessment in supplemental is based on 100% examination
|Module Website||Course material will be available on WebCT|
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