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Communication System Principles and its IoT Applications

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Communication System Principles and its IoT Applications: This course aims to familiarize students with the building blocks of communication systems including both transmitter and receiver sides. Students will learn to use signal processing techniques in data transmission. They will also develop skills to optimize modern communication systems to performance metrics such as reliability (bit error rate), spectral efficiency (data rate),  power efficiency, etc.
This course covers the basics of communication theory: signal analysis and transmission, amplitude modulation (AM), quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM), frequency modulation (FM), phase modulatıon (PM), phase-locked loops, sampling, quantization, pulse transmission, digital data transmission, and recent digital communication technologies.

The main content of the course includes the following:

Introduction to communication systems and its IoT Applications
Review of signals and systems: signal types, energy relations, Fourier transform, and Hilbert transform
Transmission of signals through linear systems, filters, and bandpass systems
FIR Filter Design
Amplitude modulation and DSB-SC modulation
SSB modulation
VSB modulation
Frequency-division multiplexing (FDM), phase-locked loops (PLLs), quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM)
Angle modulation: frequency modulation
Angle modulation: phase modulation
Review of probability and random processes: WSS processes, autocorrelation function, power spectral density
Sampling process and aliasing
Scalar quantization
Vector quantization and encoding


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What Will You Learn?

  • Analyze communication systems and their components.
  • Apply the fundamental steps in signal transmission
  • Apply analog and digital modulation techniques
  • Apply analog-to-digital conversion
  • Use signal processing techniques to recover source data at the receiver.
  • Implement modulation techniques and FIR filters in MATLAB.

Course Content

Introduction to Communication System

  • About the Instructor Dr. Jehad Hamamreh
  • Introduction to old and modern communication systems: from telegraph to massive and critical IoT (Part-1)
  • Communication Systems Overview – information representation in analog and digital formats (Part-2)

Signal and Systems (Part-1)

Signal and System (Part-2)

Signal Energy and Energy Spectral Density

Angle Modulation

Analog to Digital Conversion (ADC)
Analog to Digital Conversion (ADC)

Error-Correcting Codes
Error-Correcting Codes

Modeling of Basic Communication Systems
Modeling of Basic Communication Systems over Wireless Fading Channels Using Matlab

Learning GNU Radio / SDR
Gain Hand on experience on GNU Radio / SDR

Examples of Useful IoT projects
This will show some examples of IoT projects done by the previous students who took the Telecommunication course

Key and fundamental technologies in 5G communication systems

Student Ratings & Reviews

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3 years ago
The course was more than interesting and informative. I advise everyone to join the course and watch it. Thank you doctor for your great efforts
3 years ago
It has been a very useful, productive and good course for me. Our teacher's explanation was very good. Thank you very much for everything.
3 years ago
This course is clear, understandable and very instructive. I can easily get information about the subjects I am curious about. Telecommunications has become one of the fields I want to advance. Thank you so much.
3 years ago
It has been a very useful, productive and good course for me. Our teacher's explanation was very good. Thank you very much for everything.
Best regards.
3 years ago
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It is a very useful training set, especially for engineers who want to work in the field of telecommunication engineering. I think everyone who receives the training will be satisfied thanks to the instructor's experience and knowledge in the field of telecommunications.
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3 years ago
It has been a very useful and productive course for me. Our teacher's explanation was very good and understandable. I had a nice, fun and productive period. Thank you so much. Best regards.