Telecommunication devices and networks

Higher education teachers: Umek Anton
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64504
Študijski program od študijskega leta 2014/15

Subject description


  • Enrollment in the study year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Introduction to telecommmunications: a historial overview.
  • Fundamentals on communication signals: analog and digital signals.
  • Signal processing for communication: coding, modulation and multiple access.
  • Network connections: communication media, channel model and capacity.
  • Communication protocols fundamentals: protocol layering and standardization, common types of protocols.
  • Basic network devices and its functionality.
  • Telecommunication networks: topology, hierarhy and key technologies.
  • Broadband Internet access networks: technologies overview, availability and security.

Objectives and competences:

  • Intruductory subject in the field of multimedia communications. It presents the basics of digital communications.
  • Introduction to telecommmunication network topologies, protocols and technologies.

Intended learning outcomes:

  • Basic knowledge on transmitting and receiving information.
  • Understanding the basic principles of telecommunication networks.
  • The course also offers an overview of the telecommunication network key technologies.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures and practical laboratory work.

Study materials

  • Hioki, W: Telecommunications, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 2001, 664 str., ISBN 0-13-020031,
  • Goleniewski L., Telecommunications Essentials, Addison-Wesley, 2007, ISBN 0-321-42761-0,
  • Dodd, A. Z., The Essential Guide to Telecommunications, Prentice-Hall, 2012, ISBN 0137058918.

  • Study in which the course is carried out

    • 1 year - 1st cycle - Multimedia Communications