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Course Detail

Course Name Digital Communication
Course Code 15ECE312
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Semester Six
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Introduction – Waveform Coding – PCM – DPCM – DM – Geometric representation of signal waveforms – Binary pulse modulation – Optimum receiver for binary modulated signals in additive white Gaussian noise – M-ary binary and orthogonal pulse modulation – Probability of error for binary and M-ary pulse modulation.

Unit 2

Digital Transmission through band limited channels – Signal design for band limited channels – Probability of error for detection of digital PAM – System design in the presence of channel distortion.

Unit 3

Transmission of digital information via carrier modulation – Amplitude modulated signals – Phase modulated signals – Quadrature amplitude modulated signals – Frequency modulated signals.

Text Books

  1. John G. Proakis and Masoud Salehi, “Fundamentals of Communication Systems”, Pearson Education, First Edition, 2007.
  2. Simon Haykin, “Digital Communications”, Wiley India Private Limited, First Edition, 2006


  1. Ziemer and Peterson, “Introduction to Digital Communication”, Pearson Education, 2000.
  2. B. Sklar, “Digital Communications”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2006.
  3. Amitabha Bhattacharya, “Digital Communication”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, First Edition, 2006.

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