Basic Communications Principles

Course Group: 
Communications and Information Systems

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is aimed at introducing the basic principles, concepts, technologies, and systems associated with modern communications systems. It starts with consideration of the basic principles of communication, describes the fundamental building blocks of communications systems, and then introduces the system themselves.

No prior technical or communications knowledge is assumed and the course is designed for audiences who do not necessarily have a technical background but have a need to understand how to harness the power of modern communications systems. The course provides an excellent basic introduction to communications systems.

Who Should Attend

Course Outline

Presenter Background

Dates & Registration

Duration: 3 days

Delivery mode: Classroom

Locations

Advertised: Canberra

In-house: All states and neighbouring countries, contact the  for more information. Recommended for groups of 10 or more.

What you will receive:

  • A copy of the book Communications and Information Systems, Ryan M.J. and Frater M.R., Argos Press, 2002.
  • Comprehensive course notes
  • UNSW Canberra certificate of completion/attendance*
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Masters credit: UNSW Canberra allows students who have successfully completed a minimum of 12 days of approved professional education short courses to use those courses as credit in eligible postgraduate programs

Affiliated courses: Satellite Communications | Overview (1 day), Satellite Communications | Intermediate (3 days) & Satellite Communications | Advanced (5 days)

*pending final results

 


 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone requiring an understanding of the basic principles underpinning modern communications systems, including, but not limited to;

Business managers Systems engineers
Project managers Engineers seeking technology refresh

 


 

COURSE OUTLINE

Introduction

Analogue Modulation

Multiplexing

Transmitters and Receivers

Transmission Media

Radio Propagation

Antennas

Networking

Internet working

Types of Communications Systems

Satellite Communications

Mobile Communications

Internet

Emerging Technologies

 


 

DR MIKE RYAN

Dr Mike Ryan holds BE, MEngSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales. He is a Fellow of Engineers Australia (FIEAust), a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) in electrical and ITEE colleges, a Senior Member of IEEE (SMIEEE), a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), and a Member of the Australian Institute of Management (AIMM). Since 1981, he has held a number of positions in communications and systems engineering and in management and project management. Since 1998, he has been with the School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales, Canberra where he is currently the Director of the Capability Systems Centre. His research and teaching interests are in communications and information systems, requirements engineering, systems engineering, and project management. He is the Editor-in-Chief of an international journal, and is the Chair of the Requirements Working Group of INCOSE. He is the author or co-author of eleven books, three book chapters, and over 150 technical papers and reports.

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COURSE AVAILABILITY

CANBERRA
14 May 2018 - 16 May 2018