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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Telecommunication Systems and Networks

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
B2B32TSI KZ 4 2P + 2L Czech
Lecturer:
Pavel Lafata (guarantor), Jaromír Hrad, Ivan Pravda
Tutor:
Pavel Lafata (guarantor), Jaromír Hrad, Petr Jareš, Ivan Pravda
Supervisor:
Department of Telecommunications Engineering
Synopsis:

The course introduces principles and functions of digital telecommunications systems, both transmission and switching systems as well as converged packet-oriented systems interconnected into universal telecommunication networks.

Requirements:

General overview of electronics and ICT

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Telecommunication channels, digital signal transmission, theory of information.

2. Type of telecommunication networks, telecommunication and data networks.

3. Telephone communications methods, digitalization of voice signal.

4. Hierarchy of transmission systems SDH, OTH, Ethernet

5. Examples of transmission systems and their parameters

6. Access networks, types, xDSL connections

7. Switching systems, generations, classic telephone connections

8. Signaling in networks, next generation network, VoIP technology

9. Quality of service, trends in telecommunication networks and services, cloud computing

10. Mobile networks, types, generations, transmission of voice signal and data.

11. Principles of modulation and access to medium in cellular networks

12. Principles of communication and signaling in 2G mobile networks

13. Principles of communication and signaling in 3G mobile networks

14. Introduction to 4G mobile networks.

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction. Content of practices. Requirements to obtain the credit.

2. Counting with logarithms and description of transmission chains (I).

3. Counting with logarithms and description of transmission chains (II). Assignment of seminar projects.

4. Lab. task 1 (Configuration of interconnection and synchronisation in network).

5. Lab. task 2 (Measurement on PBX).

6. Lab. task 3 (Analyses of subscriber line).

7. Lab. task 4 (Analyses of TCP/IP protocols).

8. Lab. task 5 (Voice over IP networks).

9. Network simulators used in telecommunication networks (I).

10. Network simulators used in telecommunication networks (II).

11. Presentation of seminar projects, check of elaborated tasks (I).

12. Presentation of seminar projects, check of elaborated tasks (II).

13. Excursion into Research and Development Centre (RDC).

14. Credit.

Study Objective:

The course will allow students to understand the principles of large telecommunication networks, particularities of access and backbone networks as well as fixed and mobile systems. After completing the course, students will be knowledgeable in telecommunication technologies and networks and they will be able to solve partial problems related with the operation of currently used technologies.

Study materials:

Green, H. J.: The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications. 5. vyd. New York, NY, USA: McGraw-Hill, 2006. ISBN 0-

07-145222-2

Sauter, M.: From GSM to LTE-Advanced: An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband, Revised Second

Edition. Wiley. 2014. ISBN 978-1-118-86195-0

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz
Time-table for winter semester 2019/2020:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
roomT2:C4-78
Pravda I.
11:00–12:30
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Posluchárna
Tue
roomT2:B3-710
Pravda I.
Jareš P.

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
roomT2:B3-710
Pravda I.
Jareš P.

14:30–16:00
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2019/2020:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-12-15
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4649706.html