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The telecommunications sector is one that is constantly evolving.  Companies such as Qualcomm, Broadcom, Intel, ViaSat and many others continue to innovate and develop new products. There is a demand for talented and qualified engineering professionals.  

This course will cover the fundamental principles of telecommunication systems.  You will be introduced to the basic design principles and analysis of modern wireless communication systems. The course will also review the techniques and technologies that are applicable to various systems.

Course Highlights:
  • Review of signals and systems
  • Formatting signals
  • Baseband and pass-band modulation techniques
  • Receiver design and channel equalization
  • Sampling theorem
  • Introduction to wireless communications
  • Evolution of wireless communications
  • Cellular concept – system design fundamentals
  • Mobile radio propagation – large scale path loss
  • Mobile radio propagation – small scale fading and multipath
  • Modulation techniques
  • Diversity techniques
  • Multiple access techniques for wireless communications
  • Wireless standards
Course Benefits:
  • Understand the components of a telecom system
  • Capability to chose an appropriate modulation system for a given application
  • Perform comparative analysis of the noise performance of different modulation systems
  • Design appropriate receiver structures to achieve given design goals
  • Comprehend a variety of techniques implemented in digital telecom systems
  • Gain the foundational knowledge needed to enter into additional training courses, such as 3G and OFDM

Note: Enrollees should be familiar with calculus, probability theory, and random processes.

Course Number: EE-40034
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Wireless Engineering

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