EC341 Principles of Communication Engineering

Course Name: 

EC341 Principles of Communication Engineering


B.Tech (ECE)


Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Introduction to Analog and Digital Communication: Bandwidth and Information capacity, Transmission modes, Signal analysis, Noise considerations. Modulation and Demodulation concepts (AM, FM, PM), TDM and FDM concepts. Super Heterodyne receivers and Direct Conversion receivers, Color TV Transmission and reception. Digital and Data Communication: Sampling Theorem, Coding and Decoding, Pulse modulation, FSK, PSK Modem, Serial and Parallel interface, Computer Network configurations and Protocols; OSI Reference model; Internet Protocol; packet switching. Satellite communication: Orbital patterns, geostationary satellites, frequency band allocation. Optical Fiber Communication: Mode of signal transmission, signal source and detectors, attenuation and channel capacity. Digital Telephony, PSTN and Cellular telephony, Voice over packet.


Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems: Fundamentals through Advanced, Pearson Education, 2008.
Kennedy, Communication Systems, McGraw Hill,1996
Gary Miller, Modern Electronic Communication, PHI, 2008
Andrew S. Tannenbaum, Computer Networks, PHI, 2003

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Dr. T. Laxminidhi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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