Subject: Electronics for Telecommunications
Number of ECTS:
1 - Identify the main building blocks of a communication system.
2 - Understand the theory and methods of analysis of the main radiofrequency circuits.
3 - Develop skills in the design of circuits and of radiofrequency and microwave systems.
4 - Use simulation tools and appropriate equipment to measure parameters in circuits and communication systems.
5 - Develop soft skills, such as the ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering, and the ability to communicate effectively and teamwork.
1 - Introduction to radiofrequency communication systems.
2 - Parameters of the transmitting and receiving systems.
3 - Impedance matching techniques.
4 - Filter design.
5 - High-frequency amplifiers and automatic gain control.
6 - Couplers and power dividers.
7 - Mixers and modulators.
8 - Oscillators and frequency synthesizers.
Kai Chang, Inder Bahl, Vijay Nair , 2002 , RF and microwave circuit and component design for wireless systems , Wiley Interscience
Peter Vizmuller , 1995 , RF design guide: systems, circuits, and equations , Artech House
David M. Pozar , 2005 , Microwave engineering , John Wiley & Sons
Less Besser, Rowan Gilmore , 2003 , Practical RF circuit design for modern wireless systems , Artech House
Lawrence E. Larson , 1997 , RF and microwave circuit design for wireless communications , Artech House
Assesssment methods and criteria:
Classification Type: Quantitativa (0-20)
Teaching methodologies: - Lectures; - Solving exercises; - Laboratorial work; - Simulation and testing. Evaluation: - Exams: 50%; - Oral examinations: 20%; - Realization and presentation of practical work: 30%.