TLT-8106 BASIC COMMUNICATION CIRCUITS

General:

TLT-8106 BASIC COMMUNICATION CIRCUITS, 4 cr, Spring 2008
Lectures 36 h, Exercises 60 h.

Weekly Teaching / Period 1 2 3 4 5 Summer
Lectures, h - - - 3+ 3 -
Exercises, h - - - 5+ 5 -

Lectures: Wednesdays 13:15-16:00 in TB111.
Exercises: Auditorium exercises in TC171 and laboratory exercises in TH103. Sign up for both here!

Course responsible: Prof. Nikolay Tchamov, room TH108, e-mail: nikolay@cs.tut.fi
Course coordinator: Dr. Ivan Uzunov, room TH106, e-mail: uzunoviv@cs.tut.fi.

Study guide description: TLT-8106 BASIC COMMUNICATION CIRCUITS (link to study guide).

Course Info:

Goal: Skills for designing, simulating, mounting and measuring (including automatic measurements) of a real circuit. Basic to intermediate knowledge about basic analog circuits used in communications: amplifiers, oscillators, data converters.

Contents: 1. Signals and their measurements.

2. Amplifiers: basics, low-noise amplifier, power amplifier. Amplifier noise.

3. Feedback and stability, voltage controlled oscillators.

4. Impedance matching.

5. Data converters.

Requirements: 1. Completed laboratory and auditorium exercises with designed, simulated, mounted and measured circuit. Report from the exercises.
2. Successful exam.

Literature: Selected chapters from various books, for example Allan R. Hambley Electronics, 2nd edition (Prentice Hall, 2000), ISBN: 0-13-691982-0, Gray et al., Analysis and Design of Analog Integrated Circuits, 4th edition (John Wiley & Sons, 2001), ISBN: 0-471-32168-0, and Krauss et al., Solid State Radio Engineering (John Wiley & Sons, 1980).

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