Communication Electronics

Higher education teachers: Zajc Matej
Collaborators: Zaletelj Janez
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64311

Subject description


  1. Enrollment in the study year

Content (Syllabus outline):

Analog components of electronic communications circuits and manufacturing technologies. Digital components of electronic communications systems: application specific processors, programmable architectures, peripheral units and manufacturing technologies. Components of high-frequency communication systems: signal acquisition and processing. Consumer electronics and embedded systems: optimized power consumption, product life cycle, sub-system optimization, level of integration and impact on features and costs. Communication systems: architecture of communications systems, hardware and software, digital signal processors’ architecture and applications, communication processors, network processors and packet processors. Multimedia systems: multimedia systems’ architecture, hardware and software, algorithm design and implementation.

Objectives and competences:

  • The main objective of the course is to deepen the understanding of circuits for signal acquisition, processing and transmission.
  • Understanding of analog and digital electronic circuits and their application in communication and multimedia systems.
  • Modern communication electronics state of the art, technological and economic feasibility, and technology trends.

Intended learning outcomes:

Students develop understanding of fundamental analog and digital communication electronics componets and its role in telecommunication and multimedia systems.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures,
  • demonstrations,
  • practical laboratory work.

Study materials

  1. K. K. Parhi, VLSI Digital Signal Processing Systems: Design and Implementation, Wiley
  2. P.R. Gray, R. G. Meyer, Analysis and Design of Analog integrated Circuits, Wiley, 1993.
  3. J. F. Wakerly, Digital Design, Prentice Hall, 2001.
  4. Lee E.A., Meseerschmitt D.G., Digital Communications, Kluwer Accademic Press, 1998.

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 1 year - 2nd cycle - Advanced Power Systems
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electronics
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Electrical Power Engineering
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Control Systems and Computer Engineering
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Mechatronics
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Robotics
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Information and Communication Technologies
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Biomedical Engineering