Course Name: Satellite Communications
Course Code: S2293062
Course Module: Optional Courses (Communications)
Responsible: Jinsheng Yang
Department:School of Electrical and Information Engineering, Tianjin University
TimeAllocation(1 credit hour = 45 minutes)
It includes interference and propagation link analysis, earth station and satellite technology, antenna, RF/microwave transceiver and architecture, modulation and coding, multiple access techniques, as well as advanced technologies such as multi-beam, inter satellite link, and regenerative satellite transponders.
Digital Communications, Electromagnetism and Antennas.
This module provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals and design of satellite communication systems. On completion of the module, students should be able to describe and analyze the RF and baseband subsystems, calculate satellite link budget, understand the requirements and operation of satellite communications systems, and appreciate the design issues and relative strength of various types of satellite systems.
Textbooks & References
CT1: To understand basic science, and to have analytical ability and the ability to integrate related knowledge.
CT2: To apply relevant professional knowledge to the field of science and technology: understanding of the basic concepts and its connotation, application of different methods and concepts which have been learned, capability of judging the scope and limitations of such applications.
CT3: To grasp methodologies and engineering tools: identifying, utilizing and solving problems. Even if the students are not familiar with the content, they can turn to computer tools for systematic analysis.
CT4: To carry out experiments in research environment with the abilities to utilize tools, especially for data collection and processing.
CT10: To have the capacity to work in international environment; the capability to master one or more foreign languages and be open to foreign cultures; be able to acclimatize themselves to the international language environment.
Students: Electronics, Year 3