Catalogue 2016 - 2017

EE 423 Communications


3 cr.


EE 302 and EE 320 This is a course in electronic (analog and digital) communication fundamentals.

Course Description

After successfully completing this course students know what analog and digital signaling methods (PAM, PCM, AM, PM, and FM) are available; know how to model, analyze, and design a basic communication link; know how to model, analyze, and design signals that go with the various signaling methods (including the theories on information measure, signal types and their measure, encoding schemes and Fourier analysis); are familiar with the various types of modulation and demodulation schemes available and are familiar with some of the practical applications of modulation/demodulation theory. The methods of assessing student learning in this course are homework assignments, quizzes, classroom discussions, a research project, and a final exam.