# ECE 642 – Communication Systems I

## Instructor

Dr. Osvaldo Simeone
Email: osvaldo.simeone@njit.edu
Phone: (973) 596-5710
Office: 211 ECE Dept.
Office Hours: Wednesday 2-6pm or any other time by appointment

## M. Fitz, “Fundamentals of communication systems,” McGraw Hill, 2007, ISBN-10: 0071482806.

-       There will be assignments (20%), a midterm (40%) and a final (40%). There are no make-up exams (conversion table for final grade: A (9-10), B+ (8-9), B (7-8), C+ (6-7), C (5-6), F (<5)).

## Tentative schedule

 Week Topics Class Notes and Assignments 1,2,3 - Introduction  - Review of signals and systems (time and frequency domains) Chapters 1, 2 Lecture 1: Notes, MATLAB tutorial and assignment (solutions, matlab)   Lecture 2: Notes, applet, assignment: solve Problem 2.2, Problem 2.3 in the textbook (solutions)   Lecture 3: Notes, assignment (solutions) 4, 5 - Complex baseband representation of bandpass signals Chapter 4 Lecture 4: Notes, assignment (solutions)   Lecture 5: Notes, assignment (solutions) 6 - Analog communication basics - Amplitude modulation - Angle modulation Chapters 5, 6 Lecture 6: Notes 7 MIDTERM 8 - Review of probability and random processes - Noise in bandpass communication systems - Fidelity of analog systems Chapter 7 Chapters 3, 9, 10, 11 Lecture 7: Notes Part 1, Notes Part 2, assignment (file – save in the Document/MATLAB folder) (solution) 9,10 - Digital communication basics - Optimal single bit demodulation Chapters 12, 13 Lecture 8-9: Notes 1, Notes 2 assignment (solution) 11 - Optimal single bit demodulation Chapters 12, 13 Lecture 10: Notes, assignment (solution) 12,13,14 - Transmitting more than one bit - Linear modulation Chapters 14, 15, 16 Lecture 11: Notes, assignment: solve problem 3 of the final in Spring 14 and problem 3 of the final in Spring 16   Lecture 12: Notes 1, Notes 2, assignment FINAL

NJIT Honor Code

The NJIT Honor Code will be upheld, and any violation will be brought to the immediate attention of the Dean of Students.

Changes in the syllabus might be possible. Students will be informed of those changes in the class announcements and on the web.