ECE 642 Schedule

Date
Major topic
Keywords
Chapter textbook
Homework
 
Sep. 3
 
– Introduction
 
– Review of signals and systems
  • Signal classification
  • Time and frequency domain characterization
  • LTI systems
1, 2
 
Sep. 10
Homework 1
Sep.  17
– Complex baseband representation of bandpass signals
  • Review: complex numbers
  • Baseband representation
  • Complex envelopes
4
Homework 2
Sep. 24
– Analog communication basics

 

– Analog amplitude modulation

  • Analog modulation
  • Analog demodulation
  • Linear modulation
  • Affine modulation
  • Quadrature modulation
5, 6
Homework 3
Oct. 1
Homework 4
Oct. 8
– Analog angle modulation

 

– Review probability, random variables, random processes

  • Angle modulation
  • Probability density function, cumulative density function
  • Multiple random variables
  • Gaussian random variables and processes
7, 3, 9 Homework 5
Oct. 15 Mid-term exam      
Oct. 22
– Review random processes

 

– Noise in bandpass communication systems

– Digital communication basics

– Optimal single bit demodulation

  • Stationary and ergodic random processes
  • Linear systems and random processes
  • Digital modulation
  • Digital demodulation
  • Error probability
  • Matched filter
9, 10, 12, 13 Homework 6
Oct. 29
Homework 7
Nov. 5
– Optimal single bit demodulation

 

 
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Error probability
  • Matched filter
  • Frequency shift keying (FSK)
  • Phase shift keying (PSK)
12, 13
Homework 8
Nov. 12
Homework 9
Nov. 19
 

– Transmitting more than one bit

– Linear and orthogonal modulation

  • Optimum demodulation
  • M-ary FSK
  • M-ary PSK
  • Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
  • Orthogonal code division multiplexing
  • Spectral shaping
14, 15, 16
Homework 10
Dec. 3
Homework 11
Dec. 10
 
 

J. Kliewer, 8/31/19