IELEG2215 - Electronic Communication


New from the academic year 2021/2022

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Oral digital exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Oral digital exam 100/100

Course content

Analog and digital modulation techniques.  Phase Locked Loop (PLL). Channel quality: Distortion, Intermodulation and Noise.  Coding. Superheterodyne receiver.  Transmission lines and antennas.  The Smith Chart. S-parameters. Vector Network Analyzer.

Learning outcome

Knowledge: The student should be able to: a) Be able to account for different analogue and digital modulation methods and their characteristics b) Be able to explain how a Phased Locked Loop (PLL) is working c) Be able to account for important aspects with channel quality d) Know basic methods for coding and error correction of digital signals e) Be able to explain the principle of superheterodyne receivers f) Be able to account for reflections and matching methods in transmission lines g) Be able to account for antennas as system components

Skills: The student should be able to: a) do calculations on signal power and noise in communication systems b) do calculations on signals on transmission lines both using mathematical formulas and by using the Smith Chart

General competence: The student should be able to: a) know common terms within electronic communication b) use relevant computer programs c) know modern measurement equipment (Vector Network Analyzer)

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, independent work.  Three exercises are mandatory and should be delivered within given deadlines and must be approved in order to take the exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Excersises

Further on evaluation

Written exam, digital.

Grade: Letter grades.

Approved mandatory work requirements are valid up to and including the following academic year.

Re-sit exam in August (can be conducted as oral).

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Electrical Engineering (BIELEKTRO)

Course materials

Stated at the start of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2021

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Electronics and Telecommunications
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: Oral digital exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Oral digital exam (1) 100/100 2021-12-21 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.
  • 1) Merk at eksamensform er endret som et smittevernstiltak i den pågående koronasituasjonen.

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