Communications Engineering

Course #EC3510

Est.imated Completion Time: 3 months


The influence of noise and interference on the design and selection of digital and analog communications systems is analyzed. Topics include link budget analysis and signal-to-noise ratio calculations, receiver performance for various analog and digital modulation techniques, and bandwidth and signal power trade-offs. Examples of military communications systems are included. 

Included in degrees & certificates

  • 287


  • EC3410
  • EC3500

Learning Outcomes

·       To obtain an understanding of the capabilities and limitations digital communications systems in wideband noise.

·       To understand various digital modulation schemes.

·       To be able to implement and analyze (via computer-aided-design simulations) communications systems and understand various trade offs.

·       To obtain an understanding of the link budget and parameters that affect link margin analysis.

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Application Deadlines

  •  08 Jul 2024

    Fall Quarter applications due

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