|1.||Integrate the theoretical concepts of a communication channel and the principles of digital communication systems in collaboratively planning and designing complex communication systems with accountability for personal and team outcomes;|
|2.||Determine optimum signal link paths using Maxwell's equations including taking into account propagation mechanisms;|
|3.||Prescribe antenna solutions to specified requirements and contexts with initiative and judgement;|
|4.||Develop and modify propagation models for wireless communication links as well as design terrestrial and satellite links for a range of situations;|
|5.||Conceptually map cellular network designs with creativity and technical skill;|
|6.||Employ MatLab commands and Simulink to analyse and interpret communication systems; and|
|7.||Interpret and use data generated by communication network elements to optimise performance.|
|Laboratory Work||Two Laboratory Team Reports (1500 words each)||20%|
|Test||Mid-Semester Test (1 hour)||30%|
|Examination||End-of-Semester Examination (3 hours)||50%|
Principles of Communication 7th ed.
Zimmer, R. & Tranter, W. (2014)
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