ECE 457, Communication Systems, Spring 2005

        Instructor: Dr. Selin Aviyente

        Class Hours: MWF 10:20-11:10AM

        Textbook: Principles of Communications, Rodger E. Zimmer and William H. Tranter, John Wiley, 5thEdition, 2002.

        Office Hours: W 11:30-1:00 pm and Th 9:30-11:00 am or by appointment


        The second midterm is on April 8th, Friday.

        The first midterm is on February 28th, Monday.

Most of the handouts are .pdf files. (Adobe's "portable document format.") The Adobe acrobat reader is available for free from

  1. Syllabus
  2. Introduction
  3. Fourier Series Example (01/14)
  4. DSB Example (01/24)
  5. AM Example-1, AM Example-2 (01/26)
  6. AM Demodulation (01/28)
  7. SSB Modulation, SSB Demodulation (02/04)
  8. Angle Modulation (02/11)
  9. Bessel Functions (02/18)
  10. FM Spectrum (02/23)
  11. AM-FM Radio (03/14)
  12. Digital Data Transmission (04/18)
  13. Cellular Communications (04/25)


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        Exam 1

        Exam 2

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