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ELE4606 Communication Systems

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering


Pre-requisite: (ELE2504 and ELE2601) or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCEN or GDET or METC or MEPR or MENS

Other requisites

Recommended prior or concurrent study: ELE3506 and ELE4605


The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the specialised techniques and components which are common to both analog and digital communication systems. Topics studied include phase locked loops, noise, modulation methods, electromagnetic propagation, antennas and optical fibre communication. The relevance of these topics is illustrated by reference to existing communication systems such as the telephone network, TV, cellular mobile and microwave radio, radio navigation aids, and satellite communication systems. The course is intended for final year electrical degree students, and assumes some knowledge of electromagnetic fields and Maxwell's equations.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2014 External
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba