Course Details

ELE 427 Telecommunications Theory Laboratory II
2021-2022 Spring term information

The course is not open this term

Timing data are obtained using weekly schedule program tables. To make sure whether the course is cancelled or time-shifted for a specific week one should consult the supervisor and/or follow the announcements.

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Course Name Code Semester Theory
Credit ECTS
Course languageEnglish
Course typeElective 
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-Face 
Learning and teaching strategiesQuestion and Answer
Preparing and/or Presenting Reports
Other: This course must be taken together with ELE425 TELECOMMUNICATION THEORY II.  
Instructor (s)Faculty members 
Course objective Successful students are expected to know application of analog to digital and digital to analog conversion (ADC/DAC), digital communication methods in hardware and simulation environments. 
Learning outcomes
  1. A student who completes the course successfully will L.O.1. understand fundamentals of ADC/DAC and digital communication techniques.
  2. L.O.2. compare relative (dis)advantages of different modulation techniques.
  3. L.O.3. model digital communication systems in hardware and software.
  4. L.O.4. recognize communication channel types, along with their drawbacks and use appropriate techniques to overcome possible problems.
  5. L.O.5. learn how to use measurement devices that are used in communication system test/measurement/calibration/configuration.
Course ContentSampling and reconstruction, Pulse amplitude modulation, Time division multiplexing, Pulse time modulation, Pulse code modulation, Differential pulse code modulation, delta modulation, Baseband data transmission methods, Eye diagrams, Digital modulation techniques: ASK, PSK and FSK.  
ReferencesLaboratory Manual
řafak, M., Digital Communications, Lecture notes, 2012
Haykin, S., Communication Systems (4th ed.), Wiley, 2001
Sklar, B., Digital Communications (2nd ed.), Prentice Hall, 2001

Course outline weekly

Week 1Sampling and reconstruction
Week 2Pulse amplitude modulation
Week 3Homework 1
Week 4Time division multiplexing
Week 5Pulse time modulation: pulse width modulation, pulse position modulation
Week 6Homework 2
Week 7Pulse code modulation
Week 8Differential pulse code modulation, delta modulation
Week 9Homework 3
Week 10Baseband data transmission methods
Week 11Eye diagrams
Week 12Homework 4
Week 13Amplitude shift keying, frequency shift keying
Week 14Phase shift keying
Week 15Preparation for Final exam
Week 16Final exam

Assesment methods

Course activitiesNumberPercentage
Field activities00
Specific practical training00
Final exam140
Percentage of semester activities contributing grade succes960
Percentage of final exam contributing grade succes140

Workload and ECTS calculation

Activities Number Duration (hour) Total Work Load
Course Duration (x14) 0 0 0
Laboratory 5 2 10
Specific practical training000
Field activities000
Study Hours Out of Class (Preliminary work, reinforcement, ect)5315
Presentation / Seminar Preparation000
Homework assignment4520
Midterms (Study duration)000
Final Exam (Study duration) 11515
Total Workload152560

Matrix Of The Course Learning Outcomes Versus Program Outcomes

D.9. Key Learning OutcomesContrubition level*
1. PO1. Possesses the theoretical and practical knowledge required in Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline.     X
2. PO2. Utilizes his/her theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of mathematics, science and electrical and electronics engineering towards finding engineering solutions.    X
3. PO3. Determines and defines a problem in electrical and electronics engineering, then models and solves it by applying the appropriate analytical or numerical methods.    X 
4. PO4. Designs a system under realistic constraints using modern methods and tools.   X 
5. PO5. Designs and performs an experiment, analyzes and interprets the results.   X 
6. PO6. Possesses the necessary qualifications to carry out interdisciplinary work either individually or as a team member.  X   
7. PO7. Accesses information, performs literature search, uses databases and other knowledge sources, follows developments in science and technology.    X
8. PO8. Performs project planning and time management, plans his/her career development.   X 
9. PO9. Possesses an advanced level of expertise in computer hardware and software, is proficient in using information and communication technologies.  X  
10. PO10. Is competent in oral or written communication; has advanced command of English.  X  
11. PO11. Has an awareness of his/her professional, ethical and social responsibilities.  X  
12. PO12. Has an awareness of the universal impacts and social consequences of engineering solutions and applications; is well-informed about modern-day problems.  X  
13. PO13. Is innovative and inquisitive; has a high level of professional self-esteem.   X 

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

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