IELEG2215 - Electronic Communication


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

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 exercises. The number of mandatory exercises is stated at the start of the semester. Mandatory exercises must be delivered according to specified 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 February/ March (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.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
ELE3412 5.0 AUTUMN 2022
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Electronic Systems


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-12-09 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS School exam 100/100 D INSPERA
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.

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