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  1. 1. LMEE Telecom Courses Available in 2006 Study Period 2 EEET 1013 Digital Devices and Systems Prerequisite(s): COMP 3017 Introduction to Computer Systems. Basic digital design principles, programmable logic device history. Modern programmable logic devices (field programmable gate arrays and complex programmable logic devices). Proprietary PLD devices. FPGA and CPLD architecture. Design entry methods (HDL, schematic entry, state machine entry). Proprietary CAD packages for PLD devices. Advanced digital circuits and components in PLDs. Advanced state machine concepts. Memory concepts and PLDs. Advanced memory techniques. Design simulation and testing. Textbook/s: Van den Bout D 1997, The Practical Xilinx Designer?s Handbook, Prentice Hall. Course coordinator/s: Mr Kollengode Ananthakrishnan; Dr Mahfuz Aziz EEET 5121 Engineering Minor Thesis 1 Prerequisite(s): EEET 5004 Engineering Research Practice. Conduct an engineering research project in a relevant field under supervision. Preparation and presentation of a thesis. At least 720 hours of student effort will be required to complete the project and thesis ( 1 and 2), which includes the research task, techniques, results and relevant literature. Course coordinator/s: To be advised EEET 5004 Engineering Research Practice Research design, qualitative and quantitative research, sources of data, data collection procedures, measurement strategies, questionnaire design, interviewing techniques, content analysis, literature surveys, information databases, statistical techniques, evaluation and writing of research reports, papers and theses, development of a research program. Textbook/s: Leedy, P. D. & Ormond, J.E. 2005, Practical Research, Planning and Design, ed. 8, ISBN 0131247204, Merill Prentice Hall Inc.. Course coordinator/s: Dr Elena Sitnikova and Dr Tim Ferris EEET 4036 Modern Communication Systems Prerequisite(s): EEET 2027 Digital Signal Processing, EEET 3028 Introduction to Communication Systems. The cellular communication concepts; Modulation techniques; Pulse shaping; Equalisation and diversity; Introduction to Error-control coding and compression (DCT, MPEG, JPEG); Introduction to Information theory; Case studies. Textbook/s: Rappaport T S 1996, Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice, Prentice. Course coordinator/s: Professor William Cowley; Professor Lars Rasmussen EEET 4041 Speech Processing G Speech production model, determination of the linear prediction coefficients, speech analysis and synthesis, low rate speech coding. Textbook/s: Deller J R, Proakis J G and Hensen J H L 1993, Discreet Time Processing of Speech Signals, Maxwell MacMillan. Course coordinator/s: Mr Kollengode Ananthakrishnan, Professor Robin King Page 1 of 4
  2. 2. EEET 4031 Systems Design Techniques Prerequisite(s): 10784 IT Maths 2, 10741 Computer Science 3SE, 10783 ITMaths 1, or 06531 Computer Mathematics. General systems concepts; Systems/Software Engineering Standards; Petri nets; Reachability Analysis; modelling with petri nets, coloured petri nets; modelling with coloured petri nets; petri net computer support tools; application to a variety of systems. Applications of queueing networks to determine computer and communication system performance. Discrete simulation of computer and communications systems. Network modelling of system reliability. Industrial case studies of computer systems design. Course coordinator/s: Professor Jonathan Billington EEET 4035 Telecommunications Networks M Prerequisite(s): COMP 2012 Objects and Algorithms, EEET 3025 Computer Communications and Networks, MATH 1024 EE Mathematics 2. Fundamental concepts in modern telecommunication networks; Evolution of telecommunication services, networks and networking technologies; Teletraffic engineering basic concepts and simple models; Switched network infrastructure, transmission technologies, ATM and ATM under IP; Fixed and mobile access networks; Control plane: signalling concepts and technologies; Services and service provisioning; Network management concepts. Textbook/s: Timothy Ramteke 2000, Networks, 2nd Ed, Prentice Hall. Course coordinator/s: Associate Professor Arek Dadej EEET 4054 WCDMA for 3G Mobile Communications G Prerequisite(s): Mobile Communications Fundamentals G, Computer Communications and Networks Introduction to 3G cellular systems, cellular propagation environment for 3G radio links, standardisation process, evolution from GSM to UMTS, UMTS network architecture, introduction to WCDMA, modulation/demodulation methods made available at the network level, handover, power control, radio access network architecture, physical layer, radio interface protocols, WCDMA radio network planning, radio resource management,packet access, physical layer performance. Course coordinator/s: Dr Kutluyil Dogancay Study Period 5 EEET 4032 Advanced Internet Technology Prerequisite(s): EEET 3025 Computer Communications and Networks, EEET 4031 System Design Techniques. Selected topics on Internet infrastructure and applications such as: Transmission Control Protocol; Electronic commerce (the Internet Open Trading Protocol); Internet Quality of Service (eg Integrated Services Model, Resource Reservation Protocol, Differentiated Services); Mobile IP; Mobile Data (eg the Wireless Application Protocol); Real Time Protocol; Multimedia over Packet Networks (ITU-T Recommendation H.323); Hypertext Transfer Protocol; Middleware: Object Management Architecture, object request brokers (CORBA, OLE/COM), services (trading, naming, event, transaction, security), interorb protocols (eg the Internet Interorb protocol). Course coordinator/s: Professor Jonathan Billington EEET 3025 Computer Communications and Networks Computer communications concepts. Layered network architectures and protocol reference models. Systems and technologies for the physical layer. Medium access control protocols. Data link protocols. Network layer functions and protocols. Queueing models. Internetworking concepts. Local area networks. Wide area/public telecommunications networks. IP-based networks and services. The TCP/IP suite of protocols. Network applications and application software. Textbook/s: William Stallings 2000, Data and Computer Communications, 6th Ed, Prentice Hall. William Stallings 2004, Data and Computer Communications, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall. Course coordinator/s: Mr Kollengode Ananthakrishnan, Dr Mahfuz Aziz Page 2 of 4
  3. 3. EEET 5122 Engineering Minor Thesis 2 Prerequisite(s): EEET 5004 Engineering Research Practice. Conduct an engineering research project in a relevant field under supervision. Preparation and presentation of a thesis. At least 720 hours of student effort will be required to complete the project and thesis (1 and 2), which includes the research task, techniques, results and relevant literature Course coordinator/s: To be advised EEET 5004 Engineering Research Practice Research design, qualitative and quantitative research, sources of data, data collection procedures, measurement strategies, questionnaire design, interviewing techniques, content analysis, literature surveys, information databases, statistical techniques, evaluation and writing of research reports, papers and theses, development of a research program. Textbook/s: Leedy, P. D. & Ormond, J.E. 2005, Practical Research, Planning and Design, ed. 8, ISBN 0131247204, Merill Prentice Hall Inc.. Course coordinator/s: Dr Elena Sitnikova and Dr Tim Ferris EEET 5102 Mobile Communications Fundamentals G Introduction to Mobile Communications; Mobile Radio Propagation and Coverage; Transmission, Modulation and Diversity; Cellular Systems – GSM, DAMPS, 2nd generation CDMA, 3rd generation CDMA; Other mobile radio techniques - private mobile radio, MPT 1327, TETRA, and other developments; Mobile Satellite Systems – Mobilesat, Iridium, ICO, Globalstar, Teledesic. Textbook/s: Rapport T 1999, Wireless Communication, Principles and Practice, 3rd, Prentice Hall Communication Eng and ERmerging Tec Series. Course coordinator/s: Dr Sylvie Perreau, External EEET 4046 Optical Communications G Prerequisite(s): IT Physics is assumed knowledge Electromagnetic theory of guided waves: Maxwell's equations, ray optics, wave optics. Optical fibres: mode analysis, solutions for step-index fibre, dispersion and losses, graded-index fibre, single-mode fibre, fibre manufacture, cables and components, connectors, joints and couplers, fibre transducers. Optical sources: laser principles, semiconductor junction lasers, light emitting diodes, fibre interface, couplings, laser safety. Detectors: avalanche photo-diode, pin photo-diode. Electro-optic devices and Integrated optics. Fibre communications: digital transmission requirements, pulse dispersion, fibre bandwidth, rise-times, optical transmitters, regenerators, system losses, rise-time calculations, performance standards, design of digital fibre systems. Textbook/s: Recommended: Keiser G, 2000, Optical Fibre Communications, 3rd Ed, McGraw-Hill. Course coordinator/s: Dr Bruce Wedding EEET 5104 Satellite Communications G Prerequisite(s): Introduction to Communication Systems and Digital Signal Processing Orbits: Kepler’s Laws, Newton’s Law, Orbital Parameters, Inclined Orbits, Geostationary Orbit Space Environment: Mechanical Effects, Atmospheric Effects (Radiation,Ionospheric Effects, Rain Attenuation), Polarisation, Propagation Link Analysis: Equivalent Isotropic Radiated Power, Received Signal Power, Noise Power at the receiver input, The Uplink, The Downlink, Station-to-station link Satellite Access: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, Fixed and on-demand assignment, Random access, Inter-satellite links Earth Stations: Standards, Antennas, Radio Frequency Subsystem, Communication Subsystem, Network Interface Subsystem The Payload: Transparent Repeaters, Multibeam Satellite Repeater, Regenerative Repeater, Antenna Characteristics The Platform: Attitude Control, The Propulsion System, The Power Supply (Solar Power Satellites), Telemetry, Tracking and Command, Thermal Control, Satellite Tool Kit (STK) Satellite Installation: Installation in Orbit, Launch Vehicles, Reliability issues, Cost issues, Network Dimensioning Satellite Services: Broadcasting Satellite Services (DBS, DVB-S), Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting – Satellite, Fixed Satellite Services (INTELSAT, VSAT), Navigational Satellite Services (NAVSTAR GPS), Earth Resource Satellite Services (Radarsat, NOAA), Mobile Satellite Services, International Space Station Satellite Internet: TCP/IP, Proposed Systems (DirecPC, Spaceway, StarBand, Skystar Advantage, SkyBridge, Teledesic, Loral Cyberstar, Eutelsat), DVB: Multi-Protocol Encapsulation, ATM connection handover in LEO networks Page 3 of 4
  4. 4. New Trends: Australian contribution: Federation Satellite, Broadband satellite links, Australian Satellite Networks, Key technology trends: space segment, Key technology trends: ground segment, Policies, regulatory and standards issues, Rural Access Point for Remote-Area Communications Textbook/s: Miller M L, Vucetic B, Berry L 1993, Satellite Communications: Mobile and Fixed Services, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston. Course coordinator/s: Associate Professor Adrian Barbulescu Study Period 6 EEET 4053 Electromagnetic Compatibility Basic concepts of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Natural and nuclear sources of electromagnetic interference (EMI). EMI from apparatus and circuits. Magnetic fields and biological systems. Measurements of radiated and conducted EMI. Pulsed interference immunity. Protective measures against EMI (grounding, shielding, bonding, EMI filters, cables, connectors and components). Frequency spectrum conservation. EMC standards and their interpretation. EMI/EMC modeling techniques. EMC in large systems Textbook/s: Prasad Kodali, V 2001, Engineering Electromagnetic Compatibility. Principles, Measurements, Technologies and Computer Models, 2nd Edition, IEEE Press, New York. Course coordinator/s: Professor Andrew Nafalski EEET 4039 Intelligent Mobile Internet Services and Wireless Infrastructure Prerequisite(s): EEET 3025 Computer Communications and Networks. Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Mobile Internet Services: Knowledge-based engineering paradigms including neural networks, fuzzy systems and evolutionary programming. Network Architecture: Generic end-to-end internet architecture; mobility, nomadic and wireless based adaptive network architecture; emerging mobile technologies including cellular, mobile radio, wireless LAN and PANs; protocol engineering and introduction to network simulation platforms. System Building Blocks: System elements such as network servers and mobile devices; software based multi-media radio; real-time platforms. System Considerations: Performance criteria for end-to end services such as QoS, reliability and system availability; personal and system security; modelling methodologies such as SDL and object-oriented frameworks. Course coordinator/s: Professor Lakhmi Jain 1. Enrol in any three courses in each semester (see notes 3. and 4. below). 2. Do not make appointment with the Program Director to enquire about the courses. Full course details are available at http://www.unisanet.unisa.edu.au/courses/ 3. Take note of course prerequisites before enrolment. For example, only those students who have completed EEET 5102 and EEET 3025 should enroll in EEET 4054 WCDMA for 3G Mobile Communications G. 4. Engineering Minor Thesis 1 and 2 will only be available to those students who have performed well in their first two semesters. Those who have not performed as well will do course work. Page 4 of 4

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