ELEC6238 Research Skills and Practice
This module will ensure that all students on the MSc Wireless Communications programme have the skills and fundamental knowledge that is prerequisite to all the other modules in the programme. The focus will be on using Matlab as a simulation tool for implementing and characterising various wireless communication schemes.
Aims and Objectives
To provide an introduction to fundamental research methods and techniques used in Wireless Communications
Knowledge and Understanding
Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:
- Fundamental research methods and techniques used in Wireless Communications
- The role and application of carrier and baseband simulation of analogue and digital modulation schemes
Subject Specific Practical Skills
Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:
- Develop sufficient skills in Matlab to implement and characerise wireless communication schemes
- Matlab programming - Wireless Communication block diagram - Analogue and digital modulation - Constellation diagram - Eye diagram - Spectral analysis - Baseband simulation - Bit Error Ratio computation - Monte Carlo simulation - Equalisation - Carrier simulation
Learning and Teaching
|Preparation for scheduled sessions||6|
|Completion of assessment task||74|
|Supervised time in studio/workshop||9|
|Wider reading or practice||43|
|Total study time||150|
Resources & Reading list
David McMahon. MATLAB DeMYSTiFieD.
Duane Hanselman and Bruce Littlefied. Mastering MATLAB 7.
David Baez-Lopez,. MATLAB with Applications to Engineering, Physics and Finance,.
Repeat type: Internal & External