Pre-Requisite : EC302
Contact Hours and Credits : ( 3 -0- 0 ) 3
To introduce various aspects in the design of systems for satellite communication.
Elements of orbital mechanics. Equations of motion. Tracking and orbit determination. Orbital correction/control. Satellite launch systems. Multistage rocket launchers and their performance.
Elements of communication satellite design. Spacecraft subsystems. Reliability considerations. Spacecraft integration.
Multiple access techniques. FDMA,TDMA,CDMA. Random access techniques. Satellite onboard processing.
Satellite link design: Performance requirements and standards. Design of satellite links – DOMSAT, INSAT, INTELSAT and INMARSAT. Satellite - based personal communication.
Earth station design. Configurations. Antenna and tracking systems. Satellite broadcasting.
The students will be: