Introduction to Digital Communication Theory

Introduction to Digital Communication Theory
Analysis and design of digital communications systems in AWGN: signal space concepts, modulation, matched filter and correlation detection, synchronization, performance. Computer-based design exercises.
 Hours4.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEC EN 370 & EC EN 380
 ProgramsContaining EC EN 485
Course Outcomes

Fourier Transform

An understanding of the relationship between the Fourier transform of continuous-time signal and the DTFT of its samples.

Digital Modulation

Application of linear algebra in describing digital modulation using the constellation representation.


Application of probability and statistics to bit error rate analysis of digital communication systems.

PLL Loop Filter

Ability to design the parameters of a PLL loop filter to meet given performance specifications.

Matched Filter Techniques

Ability to apply matched filter techniques to detection.

Digital Communication

Ability to simulate digital communication systems using Simulink and Matlab.