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ELC-201 Electronic Communication Systems

A comprehensive course in AM, FM and single-sideband communication systems and an introduction to digital transmission. Designed to familiarize students with transmitters, receivers, modems, noise analysis, information theory, pulse modulation, sampling, coding, multiplexing and other signal processing techniques used in commercial broadcasting and data transmission systems.

Advisory: It is advisable to have completed courses in basic algebra and trigonometry as well as basic electronics including transistors.

System Requirement: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8.

Note: This course requires that you use NI Circuit Design Suite software, which is a Windows-based product and will not run on Macs. You can run this software and other Windows software on your Mac using Apple's Boot Camp technology or third-party virtualization tools like Parallels or VMWare Fusion. These tools make it possible to run Mac OSX and a Windows operating system side by side. This solution will require a Windows license.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (ELC-201-OL):
Nov 2019,  Jan 2020,  Mar 2020

Semester Hours: 3

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