Digital Communication (ILV)

Course numberM2.02870.20.021
Course codeDICO
Semester of degree program Semester 2
Mode of delivery Presence- and Telecourse
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction English

The students are able to design digital adaptive systems. Further, they can understand different digital modulation techniques and digital communication systems.
They can design basic building blocks that are necessary in transmission systems (e.g. equalizers, echo compensation, synchronization, clock recovery, ...).

Digital Signal Processing.

The lecture deals with fundamentals of digital communications and basic building blocks.
• Adaptive Systems
• Modelling of systems based on Least -Mean-Squares-Algorithmus (LMS)
• Modulation Techniques
o Pulse-Amplitude-Modulation (PAM)
o Quadrature-Amplitude-Modulation (QAM)
o Discrete Multi Tone (DMT)
• Communication Systems
o Time Division Multiplex
o Frequency Division Multiplex
o Frequency Overlap
o Cross-Talk (NEXT, FEXT)
• Basic Building blocks of a transmission system
o Equalizer

  • Linear Equalizer
  • Decision Feedback Equalizer
o Hybrid
o Digital Echo Compensator
o Clock recovery (PLL, digital synchronization)
•Applications (ADSL, VDSL)

Bernard Sklar: Digital Communications, Pearson; 3. Auflage, 2020.
Heinrich Meyr, Marc Moenecclaey, Stefan Fechtel: Digital Communication Receivers, John Wiley&Sons,INC 1997
Jürgen Göbel: Kommunikationstechnik, Hüthig Verlag, 1999

Integrated course - teaching & discussion, demonstration, exercises and practical examples in the lab, homework.

Written examination and collaboration.