Spring 2022 - ENSC 428 D100
Digital Communications (4)
Class Number: 7512
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Tu, Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
Exam Times + Location:
Apr 21, 2022
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
Prerequisites:ENSC 327 with a minimum grade of C- and a minimum of 80 units.
This course will cover the physical-layer design issues in digital communication systems. The major topics covered are: information measures and the notion of channel capacity; link budgets; digital modulation techniques, including the signal space concept and optimal detectors, error performance in noise, suboptimal detectors, pulse shaping, synchronization, and equalization; error control techniques such as block and conventional codes, as well as comparisons between FEC and ARQ. Laboratory work is included in this course.
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