Fundamentals of Telecommunications (Major in Industrial Automation)

Electronics and Computer Engineering
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 28,0 T + 14,0 PL + 28,0 TP + 5,0 OT

- Gabriel Pereira Pires

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Analyse in the frequency domain continuous signals and systems using the Fourier Transform. Understand transmission systems, modulation techniques with continuous carrier applied to analogue and digital transmission systems.

1 - Introduction to telecommunications;
2 - Signals and systems;
3 - Signal Theory: principles of frequency analysis based on Fourier transforms;
4 - Sampling and analog-to-digital conversion;
5 - Characterization of physical media for transmission;
6 - Modulation techniques with continuous carrier;
7 - Principles of digital transmission
8 - Power budgets in telecommunication systems

Evaluation Methodology
Exam (70%) (a minimum of 40% is mandatory), Lab (30%) (a minimum of 50% is mandatory). Admission to Exam depends on Lab grade.

- Lathi, B. (2000). Signal Processing and Linear Systems. USA: Oxford University Press
- Lathi, B. (1998). Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems. Oxford University Press: Oxford University Press
- Forouzan, B. (2006). Data Communications Networking. -: McGraw-Hill Science

Method of interaction
Lectures, Problem solving classes, Laboratory classes;

Software used in class