Communication Technologies

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Communication Technologies
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10З020
  3.    Study program EAOIE, EES, EEUM, KSIAR, KTI
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/5   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Aleksandar Risteski, Dr Pero Latkoski
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Introduction to the elements of a telecommunication system, definition of information, introduction to data sampling and processing and basics of digital modulation and demodulation. Introduction to protocol stack, basic types of communication channels, basic protocols in the internet, basic internet services and basics of internet security. Introduction to telecommunication networks and differentiation of the different networks based on their technical specifications.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction and basic terminology and concepts. Elements of the communication system. Definition of information. Analog and digital transmission of information. Sampling, quantization and coding. Transmission channels: copper cables, optical fibers, free space propagation. OSI and TCP/IP protocol stacks. Internet protocol (IP). Addressing and routing. Basic protocols in internet (DNS, DHCP, TCP, UDP). Internet services (e-mail, FTP, telnet, chat, etc. ). Web technology (HTTP, HTML). Security in internet communicaiton. Data networks (LAN, WLAN, WAN etc.). Basic characteristics of telecommunication networks: access networks (ADSL, DOCSIS, FTTx), broadcast networks (DVB, DAB), mobile networks (2G, 3G, 4G), short range networks (WSN, Bluetooth, RFID, NFC). Future direction of information-communication technologies.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, presentations, interactive learning, practical and theoretical exercises, team work, case study, homework, project work and/or seminar work, consultations.
13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 20
16.2. Individual tasks 15
16.3. Homework and self-learning 70
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 15
17.3. Activity and participation 5
17.4. Final exam 60
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular attendance at classes and classroom and lab exercise.
20.  Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes each or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Internal evaluations and surveys.
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 J. G. Proakis, M. Salehi Communications systems engineering Prentice Hall 2002
2 Ray Horak Telecommunications and Data Communications Handbook Wiley-Interscience 2008
3 T. Anttalainen, V. Jääskeläinen Introduction to Communication Networks Artech House 2014
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1  A. L. Garcia Communication Networks: Fundamental Concepts and Key Architectures  Mcgraw-Hill  2003