Elements of Analog and Digital Communication(EE298)


B.Tech (E&E)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

04 (3-1-0)


Introduction to analog and digital communication: Bandwidth and information capacity, transmission modes, Signal analysis, Noise considerations. Modulation and demodulation concepts (AM, FM, PM), TDM and FDM concepts.

Classification of amplifiers (Class A, B, and C), tuned amplifiers, Oscillators, Amplitude Modulation, Demodulation Circuits, Mixer, TRFSuperheterodyne and direct conversion receivers. Monochrome TV transmitter and receivers.

Digital and data communication: Sampling theorem, coding and decoding, Pulse modulation, FSK, PSK, Modem. Serial and parallel interface; Computer network configurations and protocols, OSI reference model, Internet protocol, Packet switching.

Satellite communication, orbital patterns, geostationary satellites, frequency band allocation. Optical fibre communication: Mode of signal transmission, signal sources and detectors, attenuators and channel capacity. Digital Telephony,  PSTN and Cellular telephony.


1. Kennedy, Communication Systems, 4th edition.
2. Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems, 4th Edition, Pearson Education, 2002.
3. Gary Miller, Modern Electronic Communication, 7th Edition.
4. Andrew S. TanenBaum, Computer Networks, 3rd Edition.
5. William C. Y. Lee, Mobile Cellular Telecommunication, 2nd Edition.


Electrical and Electronics Engineering