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Course Detail

Course Name Communication Theory
Course Code 15ECE301
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Semester Five
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


  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.

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