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Undergraduate Handbook

Telecommunication Systems 1 - TELE3013
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Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4
Enrolment Requirements:
Prerequisite: ELEC2032.
Equivalent: TELE3113
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


To present a general introduction to telecommunications aspects such as signal acquisition, transmission and processing in communication systems. This subject is intended for telecommunication engineering students as a necessary background, and also for electrical or computer engineering students not specialising in telecommunications as a general knowledge. Characteristics of typical communication channels. Typical signals (speech, audio, video, data) and their characteristics. Basic analogue and digital techniques. Key techniques in handling transmission system issues (modulation, coding, multiplexing. System performance and evaluation (channel noise, inters symbol interference, bit error rate). Major communication systems including telephony, radio, TV, satellite, mobile phone, optical fibre, radar and networks.

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