TELE06005 2012 Signals and Systems in Telecommunications

General Details

Full Title
Signals and Systems in Telecommunications
Transcript Title
Signals and Systems
Code
TELE06005
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
TELE - Telecommunications
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2012 - Full Academic Year 2012-13
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Fiona Mitchell, Paul Flynn
Programme Membership
SG_KSYSN_B07 201200 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KCMPT_B07 201300 Bachelor of Science in Computing SG_KSYSN_B07 201500 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7 SG_KSYSN_B07 201700 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Systems and Networking L7
Description

This module introduces students to the basic concepts circuitry in telecommunications systems. It provides students with the necessary skills to install, configure and troubleshoot basic circuitry within a telecommunications system.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Examine the principles of telecommunications systems.

2.

Describe the components of data communications systems and their interconnections

3.

Demonstrate how media and hardware are designed and tested.

Indicative Syllabus

Evolution of telecommunications

Data Communications                                                                                

Transmission Media                                                                                    

Cable and Signal Testing

Basic DC electronic circuitry

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
50 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
50 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Other Exam Describe the components of data communications Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % Week 8 1,2
2 Practical Evaluation Evaluate various transmission technologies Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % Week 12 1,2,3
3 Written Report Lab Manual Records Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % Week 12 1,2,3

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Answer questions on all topics Final Exam UNKNOWN 50 % End of Term 1,2,3
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Practical work on lab equipment 2 Weekly 2.00
Lecture Lecture Theatre Lecture on Telecommunications 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources
  1. Telecommunications Essentials: The Complete Global Source: Lillian Goleniewski and Kitty Wilson Jarrett (editor) (Oct 2006)
  2. Understanding Telecommunication Networks (Telecommunications): Andy Valdar (Nov 2006)
  3. Telecommunication System Engineering (Wiley Series in Telecommunications and Signal Processing) by Roger L. Freeman  (June 2004)
Other Resources
  1. Lab Electronic Kits
  2. Electronics Circuit Simulator:  Multi-Sim or Net-Lab
Additional Information

None