CE847 Principles of Communication Systems Simulation

Course Name: 

CE847 Principles of Communication Systems Simulation


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3 - 0 - 0) 3


The role of simulation and simulation methodology: examples of complexity, deterministic and stochastic simulation, software packages for simulation, performance esti mation. Sampling and Quantization: Reconstruction and interpolation, Sampling frequency, number of samples, Quadrature sampling, resolution. Low pass Simulation models for Band pass Signals and systems: Complex envelope representation of band pass signals, multi carrier signals, nonlinear and time variant systems. Filter Models and Simulation Techniques: FIR and IIR Filters, Synthesis techniques, representation, characteristics and analysis, raised cosine and square root raised cosine pulse example. Phase Locked Loops and Differential Equation Methods: Basic PLL concepts, analog and digital models, solving differential equations using simulation, simulation of PLL characteristics (first and second order). Generating and Processing random Signals: Stationary and ergodic processes, uniform random number generators, mapping uniform random variables to an arbitrary pdf, generating iid Guassian random numbers, generating correlated Gaussian numbers, establishing a pdf and psd, PN sequence generation and processin g. Monte Carlo Simulation of Communication Systems: Fundamental concepts, AWGN channel, Fading channel, examples, Semi analytic techniques.


Tranter, Sam Shanmugan, Rappaport and Kosbar, “Principles of Communication Systems Simulation with Wireless Applications”, First edition, Prentice Hall, 2004.
Jeruchim, “Simulation of Communication Systems”, Second Edition, Springer, 2011.
Won Y Yang, “MATLAB/Simulink for Digital Communication”, Second Edition, YesDee Publishers, 2014.

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