DATA TRANSMISSION : Base band signal receiver, probability of error, the optimum filter, matched filter, probability of error using matched filter, coherent reception, noncoherent detection of FSK, calculation of error probability of ASK, BPSK, BFSK,QPSK.
UNIT IV
INFORMATION THEORY: Discrete messages, concept of amount of information and its properties. Average information, Entropy and its properties. Information rate, Mutual information and its properties.
UNIT V
SOURCE CODING: Introductions, Advantages, Shannon’s theorem, ShanonFano coding, Huffman coding, efficiency calculations, channel capacity of discrete and analog Channels, capacity of a Gaussian channel, bandwidth –S/N trade off.
UNIT VI
LINEAR BLOCK CODES: Introduction, Matrix description of Linear Block codes, Error detection and error correction capabilities of Linear block codes, Hamming codes, Binary cyclic codes, Algebraic structure, encoding, syndrome calculation, BCH Codes.
CONVOLUTION CODES: Introduction, encoding of convolution codes, time domain approach, transform domain approach. Graphical approach: state, tree and trellis diagram decoding using Viterbi algorithm.
TEXT BOOKS: 
Digital communications  Simon Haykin, John Wiley, 2005

Principles of Communication Systems – H. Taub and D. Schilling, TMH, 2003
REFERENCES: 
Digital and Analog Communication Systems  Sam Shanmugam, John Wiley, 2005.

Digital Communications – John Proakis, TMH, 1983. Communication Systems Analog & Digital – Singh & Sapre, TMH, 2004.

Modern Analog and Digital Communication – B.P.Lathi, Oxford reprint, 3rd edition, 2004.
Students undergoing this course are expected to:
Course Objectives:
1.Understand different pulse digital modulation techniques and their comparision 2.Familiarize various digital modulation techniques and calculation of their error probabilities

Understand the concept of entropy and different source coding techniques

Familirize with block codes, cyclic codes and convolutional codes
Course Outcomes:
After undergoing the course students will be able to:

Determine the performance of different waveform coding techniques for the generation and digital representation of the signals.

Determine the probability of error for various digital modulation schemes

Analyze different source coding techniques

Compute and analyze different error control coding schemes for the reliable transmission of digital information over the channel.
III Year  I Semester
ANTENNA AND WAVE PROPAGATION
L T P C
4 0 0 3
OBJECTIVES
The student will be able to

understand the applications of the electromagnetic waves in free space.

introduce the working principles of various types of antennas

discuss the major applications of antennas with an emphasis on how antennas are employed to meet electronic system requirements.

understand the concepts of radio wave propagation in the atmosphere.
UNIT I
ANTENNA FUNDAMENTALS: Introduction, Radiation Mechanism – single wire, 2 wire, dipoles, Current Distribution on a thin wire antenna. Antenna Parameters  Radiation Patterns, Patterns in Principal Planes, Main Lobe and Side Lobes, Beamwidths, Polarization, Beam Area, Radiation Intensity, Beam Efficiency, Directivity, Gain and Resolution, Antenna Apertures, Aperture Efficiency, Effective Height, illustrated Problems.
UNIT II
THIN LINEAR WIRE ANTENNAS: Retarded Potentials, Radiation from Small Electric Dipole, Quarter wave Monopole and Half wave Dipole – Current Distributions, Evaluation of Field Components, Power Radiated, Radiation Resistance, Beamwidths, Directivity, Effective Area and Effective Height. Natural current distributions, fields and patterns of Thin Linear Centerfed Antennas of different lengths, Radiation Resistance at a point which is not current maximum. Antenna Theorems – Applicability and Proofs for equivalence of directional characteristics, Loop Antennas: Small Loops  Field Components, Comparison of far fields of small loop and short dipole, Concept of short magnetic dipole, D and R _{r} relations for small loops.
UNIT III
ANTENNA ARRAYS : 2 element arrays – different cases, Principle of Pattern Multiplication, N element Uniform Linear Arrays – Broadside, Endfire Arrays, EFA with Increased Directivity, Derivation of their characteristics and comparison; Concept of Scanning Arrays. Directivity Relations (no derivations). Related Problems. Binomial Arrays, Effects of Uniform and Nonuniform Amplitude Distributions, Design Relations. Arrays with Parasitic Elements, YagiUda Arrays, Folded Dipoles and their characteristics.
UNIT IV
NONRESONANT RADIATORS : Introduction, Traveling wave radiators – basic concepts, Long wire antennas – field strength calculations and patterns, Microstrip AntennasIntroduction, Features, Advantages and Limitations, Rectangular Patch Antennas –Geometry and Parameters, Impact of different parameters on characteristics. Broadband Antennas: Helical Antennas – Significance, Geometry, basic properties; Design considerations for monofilar helical antennas in Axial Mode and Normal Modes (Qualitative Treatment).
