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EET 152 - Electronic Systems II

Students practice the analysis and application of advanced electronic circuits as applied to the telecommunications industry.  Topics include frequency modulation, digital modulation and communication techniques, wired and wireless transmission media, antennas, and fiber optics.  Troubleshooting and analysis by computer simulation software is stressed throughout.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Prerequisite:  EET 151 Electronic Systems I

Credits: 4
4 Class Hours
Course Profile
Objectives of the Course:

1.  Describe the basic architecture and characteristics of a T/R communications system.
2.  Describe and analyze frequency modulation transmission and reception.
3.  Describe and analyze digital communications techniques.
4.  Describe multiplexing and XDSL.
5.  Describe and analyze wired and wireless digital communications.
6.  Describe and analyze transmission media.
7.  Describe the characteristics of antennas and their application in communication systems.
8.  Describe the principles and characteristics of fiber optics, the electrical/optical conversion, and the characteristics of photonic components and subsystems.
9.  Describe the concepts of digital TV.
10.  Follow prescribed lab test procedures, set up equipment, take measurements, interpret results, create reports.
11.  Use the computer as an analytical tool to make calculations and draw graphs; use computer simulation software to solve electronics problems.
12.  Practice course competencies:  quality, teamwork, leadership, problem solving, customer focus, and technology/service delivery to add value to the course.

Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1.  Describe the basic architecture of a communications system T/R chain and the system parameters, such as noise, sensitivity, and dynamic range that define it.
2.  Explain the concept of frequency modulation transmission and reception and the FM receiver block diagram.
3.  Explain A/D and D/A conversion and pulse code modulation.
4.  Describe QAM and other digital modulation techniques.
5.  Explain multiplexing concepts, different types of multiplexing methods, and their characteristics.
6.  Describe the characteristics of wireless and wired media types.
7.  Explain the characteristics of optical fibers, and the photonic components and subsystems of a fiber optic system.
8.  Describe basic antenna theory, antenna types, and their characteristics.
9.  Describe the concept of TV, and basic digital TV transmission principles.
10.  Use the computer to simulate electronic circuits, make calculations, draw graphs, and create reports.
11.  Follow prescribed lab procedures, interpret schematic diagrams, construct breadboard circuits, take measurements, interpret results.

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