Module Catalogues

Electronics for Communications

Module Title Electronics for Communications
Module Level Level 3
Module Credits 2.50

Aims and Fit of Module

To give students an solid understanding of the applications, function, analysis and design of electronic circuits used in communication systems

Learning outcomes

A. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of operation principles and applications building-block electronic circuits in communication systems.
B. Demonstrate familiarity with common designs of radio-frequency (RF) amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, power amplifiers and phase-locked loops.
C. Design and analyse building-block electronic circuits in a modern communication system.
D. Construct and test electronic circuits of RF amplifiers, RF filters, mixers, oscillators, and power amplifiers for meeting certain specifications.
E. Demonstrate independent learning, problem solving skill, abilities to work in a team.

Method of teaching and learning

This module will be delivered by a combination of formal lectures, circuit construction and testing demonstration.