Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Analog Communications EEM 429 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses EEM 108 , EEM 335
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. AŞKIN DEMİRKOL
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. AŞKIN DEMİRKOL,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Burhan Baraklı
Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective The objective of this course, which is the first undergraduate level course about communication systems, is to introduce the fundamental concepts required for analysis and design of communication systems
Course Content Amplitude modulation (AM), single side band modulation (SSB), vestigial side band modulation (VSB), frequency modulation (FM), radio and television systems, effects of noise on amplitude and angle modulation systems, phase lock loop (PLL) circuits.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Obtaining a working knowledge on amplitude modulation Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
2 Understanding single side band modulation Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
3 Investigating vestigial side band modulation Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
4 Understanding frequency and phase modulation Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
5 Discussing the effects of noise on amplitude and frequency modulation systems Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
6 Evaluating carrier frequency and phase estimation by using phase lock loop circuits Lecture, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Simulation, Case Study, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Brief review of continuous-time Fourier series and transform
2 Sampling of bandlimited signals and representation of bandpass signals
3 Amplitude modulation, double side band suppressed carrier modulation
4 Single side band modulation, vestigial side band modulation
5 Generating a frequency modulated signal
6 Reconstructing a frequency modulated signal
7 FM and AM radio systems
8 Black and white, and color television principles
9 Black and white, and color television principles continued
10 Probability and random variables, random processes
11 Frequency domain representation of random processes, Gauss and white processes
12 Effects of noise on linear modulation systems
13 Carrier frequency and pahse estimation by using phase lock loop, effects of noise on angle modulation systems
14 Several applications (presentations of final projects)
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge in these areas in complex engineering problems. X
2 Ability to identify formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. X
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues, according to the nature of the design.)
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modem techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions. X
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9 Consciousness to behave according to ethical principles and professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge on standards used in engineering practice.
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practice on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 10 10
Total Workload 132
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.28
dersAKTSKredisi 5