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TCM 101 - Digital Communication Techniques

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 101 19 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 101 14 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 101 09 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 101 04 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This course presents the ideas and techniques fundamental to digital communication systems; it targets to provide a solid knowledge about the basic structures and fundamental principles of modern digital communication systems, the commonly used techniques of modulation, source coding, and channel coding. Also, to help participants to understand the concepts of information, entropy and channel capacity use

Course Objectives

  • Understanding the limitation of communication system design, including bandwidth, power, error rate performance and implementation cost
  • Learning how to use time/frequency signal analysis tools for communications system design
  • Understanding how to design digital modulation techniques and corresponding optimum receivers
  • Learning how to design TDMA, FDMA, and multi-carrier systems
  • Being familiar with the different technologies available for digital communications

Who Should Attend?

  • Networks administrators
  • Engineers involved in communication systems
  • Electronic and mobile systems engineers
  • Anyone who works directly or indirectly in communication networks

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Evolution of communication technologies
  • Communication system design goals and tradeoffs
  • Analog Vs. digital communication systems
  • Digital amplitude, phase, frequency modulations
  • A General communication system 
  • Baseband data transmission systems and analysis
  • Digital communications through passband channel

Day 2

  • Adaptive equalization and compensation for wireless communication channel
  • Probability space, random variables, density 
  • Functions
  • Spectral density
  • Sampling
  • Quantization
  • Source coding (data compression)
  • Huffman coding, Run-length coding, and Lempel-Ziv

Day 3

  • Communication channels
  • Bandlimited channels
  • Receiver design
  • General binary and M-ary signaling
  • Maximum-likelihood receivers
  • Performance in an AWGN channel
  • Simulation techniques
  • Signal spaces
  • Modulation
  • Channel coding
  • Block codes

Day 4

  • Performance and performance bounds
  • Signaling through bandlimited channels
  • ISI, Nyquist pulses, and sequence estimation
  • Response signaling
  • Equalization
  • Signaling through fading channels
  • Rayleigh fading, and optimum receiver

Day 5

  • Interleaving
  • Synchronization
  • Forward error correction coding techniques
  • Multiple access techniques: FDMA, TDMA, and CDMA
  • Principle and application of OFDM system
  • Modern communication systems, WiFi, WiMAX, LTE