COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Communication Theory
Course Code: 
15ECE301
Year Taught: 
2015
Semester: 
5
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Communication Theory' is a course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to analog communication system - Amplitude Modulation (AM) - Double Sideband Suppressed Carrier (DSB-SC) - Single Sideband (SSB) - Quadrature AM (QAM) - Vestigial Sideband (VSB) – Generation and demodulation of AM signals.

Unit 2

Frequency Modulation (FM) - Phase Modulation (PM) - Bandwidth of FM signals - Generation and demodulation of FM signals - Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM) - Superhetrodyne receiver

Unit 3

Complex low pass representation of narrow band signals - Introduction to random processes - Characterization of noise - Noise analysis of analog modulation systems - Sampling theorem - Time division multiplexing.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Simon Haykin, “An Introduction to Analog and Digital Communications”, Wiley, Second Edition, 2006,

REFERENCES

  1. J. Proakis, M. Salehi, “Fundamentals of Communications systems”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2005.
  2. Herbert Taub, Donald Schilling, “Principles of Communications”, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2008.
  3. Bruce Carlson, “Communication Systems”, McGraw-Hill, Fifth Edition, 2010.