Course code 02 44 6128 00
Number of ECTS points 3
Course title in the language of instruction
Telecommunication Systems and Networks
Course title in Polish Telecommunication Systems and Networks (Systemy i sieci telekomunikacyjne)
Course title in English
Telecommunication Systems and Networks
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 30 15 0 45
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 0.50 0.50 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator dr hab. inż. Sławomir Hausman
Course instructors dr hab. inż. Sławomir Hausman, dr inż. Łukasz Januszkiewicz, dr inż. Piotr Korbel, dr inż. Małgorzata Langer
1. Fundamentals of mathematics, probability theory and statistics
2. Fundamentals of electrical engineering and computer science
Course learning outcomes
  1. Characterize fundamental issues of telecommunication and computer networks
  2. Solve simple numerical problems of transmission quality
  3. Build up simple transmission models of telecommunication systems and networks, based on computer simulation
Programme learning outcomes
  1. Basic knowledge in the field of mathematics, physics and engineering and technical sciences; detailed knowldege in the field of electronics and telecommunications including selected issues from electrical engineering, automation and technical information technology.
  2. Ability to use one's knowledge from the area of ??electrical circuits, electronic circuits, basics of telecommunications systems, data transmission, signal processing, wired and wireless communication as well as non-technical aspects to design, build, commision and test a telecommunication system.
Programme content Development of telecommunications systems. Systematics of telecommunications networks. Telecommunications network topologies. Baseband transmission, band transmission. Parameters of telecommunications systems. Basics of information theory. Standards in telecommunications networks. Layer model of telecommunications network. Local area network technologies. Telecommunications traffic and its basic models. Fundamentals of queuing theory. Global networks. Access networks. Backbone networks. Internet operation.
Assessment methods
EK1 - written test
EK2 - written test, laboratory exercises
EK3 - laboratory exercises

Grading policies Lecture - two written tests (50 % of the final grade) Laboratory - evaluation of laboratory projects (50 % of the final grade)
Course content Fundamental definitions: communication system, telecommunication networks, Internet, teletransmission, switching, signalling, transmission medias, kinds of switching and transmission. History of telecommunication development. Topology of telecommunication networks. Base-band transmission, pass-band transmission. Parameters of telecommunication networks. Fundamentals of information theory. Standards. Local area networks. Ethernet. Telecommunication traffic. Queue models. Wide-are networks. Access networks. Core networks. Nodes and protocols of the Internet. Functions of routers. Routing algorithms, example. Internet protocols, IP, UDP, TCP. Virtual networks in packet-switching systems. Multiplication. Circuit switching networks. Datagrams networks. Packet switching networks. ATM technology. Quality of service. Intelligent networks. Wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks. Perspectives of telecommunication networks development.
Basic reference materials
  1. Wojciech Kabaciński, Mariusz Żal, Sieci telekomunikacyjne, WKŁ, Warszawa 2008
  2. Andrew S. Tannenbaum, Sieci komputerowe, Helion 2004
  3. Notatki i prezentacje z wykładu (Lecture notes)
Other reference materials
  1. Andrzej Jajszczyk, Wstęp do telekomutacji, WNT, 1998
Average student workload outside classroom
Updated on 2019-09-05 16:10:14
Archival course yes/no no