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ES335 - Communications Systems

  • Module code: ES335
  • Module name: Communications Systems
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to study communications techniques that send and receive information reliably and efficiently in wired or wireless systems.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student will be able to: • Solve communications problems using relevant transforms • Design methods for improving system performance based on required specifications • Apply fundamental communications theories to evaluate the performance of communications systems • Understand the main principles of electronic communication and the limiting factors • Design different types of simple filers for reliable detection of communications signals

Timetabled teaching activities

This module includes 25 hours of lectures, 5 x 1 hours of seminars, and 1 x 3 hours of laboratory session. Total 33 hours

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year3/es335

Other essential notes

Advice and feedback hours for answering questions on the lecture material (theory and examples) and past examination questions

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: ES335-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Telecommunications Assignment 20%
  3 hour examination (Summer) 80%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (part year) visiting 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core
  • BEng Electronic Engineering (H634) - Year 3
  • MEng Electronic Engineering (H635) - Year 3
  • MEng Electronic Engineering with Year in Research (H637) - Year 3
  • MEng Electronic Engineering with Year in Research (H637) - Year 4
Optional Core
  • MEng Electronic Engineering with Intercalated Year (H636) - Year 3
  • MEng Electronic Engineering with Intercalated Year (H636) - Year 4
Optional
  • Undergraduate Computer Systems Engineering (G406) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Computer Systems Engineering (with Intercalated Year) (G407) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Computer Systems Engineering (G408) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Computer Systems Engineering (with Intercalated Year) (G409) - Year 4
  • BEng Engineering (H106) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering (H107) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H109) - Year 4
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 4
  • BSc Engineering (H112) - Year 3