EEEN3005J Communication Theory

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module introduces the theory behind communication at the physical layer. The basic problem is to transfer information with acceptable quality over an imperfect channel. Topics include: baseband transmission of analogue signals; noise, distortion and other impairments; modulation and demodulation of analogue signals; baseband transmission of digital signals; modulation and detection of digital signals.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

An undersstanding of:
- baseband transmission of analogue signals
- noise, distortion and other impairments
- modulation and demodulation of analogue signals
- baseband transmission of digital signals
- basic modulation and detection of digital signals.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning








Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures where material is explained coupled with Labs where the students see first had the principles.
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
EEEN3003J - Signals and Systems

Additional Information:
This module is delivered overseas.

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination Unspecified No Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Continuous Assessment: Lab+ midterm exams Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

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Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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