TELE06011 2018 Signals and Systems

General Details

Full Title
Signals and Systems
Transcript Title
Signals and Systems
Code
TELE06011
Attendance
100 %
Subject Area
TELE - Telecommunications
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2018 - Full Academic Year 2018-19
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Fiona Mitchell, Paul Flynn
Programme Membership
SG_KSMAR_C06 201800 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing in Smart Technologies SG_KSMAR_B07 201800 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Smart Technologies SG_KNETW_C06 201800 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing in Computer Networks SG_KSMAR_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Smart Technologies SG_KSMAR_C06 201900 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing in Smart Technologies SG_KNCLD_B07 201900 Bachelor of Science in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure SG_KNCLD_H08 201900 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure
Description

This module introduces students to the basic concepts circuitry in communications systems. It provides students with the necessary skills to install, configure and troubleshoot basic DC circuitry, using breadboards and circuit simulator such as Multisim.

Learning Outcomes

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

1.

Examine the principles of analogue and digital communications systems.

2.

Describe the components of communications systems and their interconnections

3.

Demonstrate how media and hardware are designed and tested.

4.

Build basic electronic circuits on breadboard and simulator

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lectures and Practical laboratory sessions

Module Assessment Strategies

Use of a lab workbook to record and describe laboratory practicals.

Knowledge of the theory and practical implementation of circuitry

Repeat Assessments

A closed book exam to cover all learning outcomes

Indicative Syllabus

Theory of DC circuitry, Ohms law, Kirchoff's laws.

Mathematically solving combination DC circuitry.

Using breadboards to build basic circuits

Using simulator such as Multisim to build circuits

Electronic circuitry

Communications technology

Transmission Media

Signal analysis and testing

 

 

                                                                       

 

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 Written Report Lab Manual Records Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 10 % Week 12 1,2,3
3 Lab Practical Continuous Assessment Assessment 20 % Week 12 3,4

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Final Exam Closed Book Exam 50 % End of Semester 1,2,3,4
             
             

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 data communications 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 4.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources
  1. DATA COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING (Asia Higher Education Engineering/Computer Science Computer) Paperback – 16 May 2012
    by Forouzan (Author)
  2. Understanding Telecommunication Networks (Telecommunications): Andy Valdar (Nov 2006)
  3. Circuit Analysis with Multisim (Synthesis Lectures on Digital Circuits and Systems) David Báez-López (Author),‎ Félix E. Guerrero-Castro (Author) Paperback – 25 Oct 2011

 

Other Resources
  1. Lab Electronic Kits
  2. Electronics Circuit Simulator:  Multi-Sim or Net-Lab
Additional Information

None