ENEL422-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Communications Engineering

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

Topics covered: baseband transmission, signal space, digital modulation and reception, equalization, communications systems, error control coding and networking.

Learning Outcomes

  • At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe basic networking concepts and techniques with particular emphasis on ARQ techniques and MAC protocols.
  • Encode and decode block and convolutional codes.
  • Analyze the distance and error correction capabilities of error control codes.
  • Represent the convolutional codes in terms of state diagrams and trellises.
  • Perform modulation and demodulation using PSK, QAM and FSK.
  • Calculate the error probability of various modulations including PSK and QAM.
  • Describe an OFDM system and design the structure, coding and modulation.
  • Describe spread spectrum technology in terms of block diagrams and equations.
  • Specify and analyze filtering and line coding specifications and requirements for digital transmission.
  • Develop equalization strategies and configurations for mitigating the effects of intersymbol interference in digital systems.
  • Develop an awareness of upcoming communications systems and their potential impact on New Zealand and internationally.

Pre-requisites

Restrictions

ENEL433

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 - (21/4-26/5)
A6 Lecture Theatre (18/2-17/3)
17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 11:00 - 12:00 - (23/3, 20/4, 4/5-25/5)
E12 (17/2-16/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 - (25/3, 22/4-27/5)
Meremere 105 Lecture Theatre (19/2-18/3)
17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Examination and Formal Tests

Test A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 12:00 - 13:00 20 Apr - 26 Apr

Course Coordinator

Philippa Martin

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Test 30%
Assignment 30%
Final Exam 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,102.00

International fee $5,500.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Electrical and Computer Engineering.

All ENEL422 Occurrences

  • ENEL422-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020