Advanced Digital Communication 3-0-0-3


  • This subject gives an in depth knowledge and advancement in digital communication systems. It introduces some of the upcoming technologies like Multiuser - communication, Multi channel and Multicarrier communication technologies.



Baseband data transmission- Nyquist criterion for zero ISI, Correlative level coding, Optimum design of transmit and receive filters, Equalization.

Passband  Digital  transmission-  Digital  modulation  schemes,  Carrier  synchronization  methods,  Symbol timing estimation methods.

Error control coding - Linear block codes, cyclic codes-encoding and decoding, Non-binary codes, Convolutional codes, Decoding of convolutional codes, Trellis coded modulation, Interleaver, Turbo coding, Performance measures.

Spread spectrum communication- D S and F H spread spectrum, CDMA system based on FH and DS spread spectrum signals, Applications, Synchronization of spread spectrum signals.

Multichannel and Multicarrier communication Systems, Multi user communication systems.


Text Books

1.   J.G.Proakis,” Digital Communication (4/e)”, McGraw- Hill, 2001

2.   S. Haykin, “Communication systems (4/e)”,John Wiley, 2001

3.   B.P. Lathi, Zhi Ding, “Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems (4/e)”,Oxford university

Press, 2010


Reference Book

1.   S.Lin & D.J.Costello, Error Control Coding (2/e) Pearson, 2005



Students are able to

CO1: understand the operation, theoretical analysis and design of baseband, pass band data transmission systems.

CO2: design and implement various digital encoders and decoders.

CO3: summarize spread spectrum technology and its application.

        CO4: compare single carrier and multicarrier communication systems.

        CO5: do research in the digital communication systems.