code EC560
credit_hours 3
title Modern Electronic Circuits
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prequisites EC434
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Description/Outcomes A course that integrates electronic courses with communication courses to give students the overall picture of different communications systems. This includes the design, analysis, testing and troubleshooting methods to be carried in these systems.
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objectives Address the need of integrating electronic and communications courses to allow students to vision how systems are implemented electronically.
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textbook Modern Electronic Communications, Eighth Edition, Prentice Hall , 2005, Jeffrey Beasley
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Course Content
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1 Introductory Topics. The dB in Communications. Noise. Noise Designation and Calculation. Noise Measurement. Information and Bandwidth. LC Circuits. Oscillators and troubleshooting
2 Amplitude Modulation: Transmission. Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals. AM Analysis. Circuits for AM Generation. AM Transmitter Systems. Transmitter Measurements and troubleshooting.
3 Reception. Receiver Characteristics. AM Detection. Superheterodyne Receivers. Superheterodyne Tuning. Superheterodyne Analysis. Automatic Gain Control. AM Receiver Systems.
4 Frequency Modulation: Transmission. Angle Modulation. A Simple FM Generator. FM Analysis. Noise Suppression. Direct FM Generation. Indirect FM Generation. Phase-Locked Loop FM Transmitter. Stereo FM. FM Transmission.
5 Frequency Modulation: Reception. Block Diagram. RF Amplifiers. Limiters. Discriminators. Phase-Locked Loop. Stereo Demodulation. FM Receivers
6 Communications Techniques. Frequency Conversion. Special Techniques. Receiver Noise, Sensitivity, and Dynamic Range Relationships. Frequency Synthesis. Direct Signal Synthesis. FM Communications Transceivers.
7 Digital Communications: Coding Techniques +7th Week Exam Alphanumeric Codes. Pulse-Code Modulation. Digital Signal Encoding Formats. Coding Principles. Code Error Detection and Correction. Circuit implementation and analysis
8 Wireless Digital Communications. Digital Modulation Techniques
9 Wireless Digital Communications. Multiplexing and Spread Spectrum.
10 Wireless Digital Communications. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM).
12 Network Communications +12th Week Exam Basic Telephone Operation. Cellular Phone and PCS Systems. Local Area Networks. Assembling a LAN. LAN Interconnection. Internet. IP Telephony. Interfacing the Networks
13 Internet. IP Telephony. Interfacing the Networks
14 Television. Transmitter Principles. Transmitter/Receiver Synchronization. Resolution. The Television Signal. Television Receivers.
15 Television. The Front End and IF Amplifiers. The Video Section. Sync and Deflection. Principles of Color Television. Sound and Picture Improvements. Digital Television.
16 Final Examination