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PhD, BEng(Hons)



AEEE422 -  Communications Systems II


In this web space you may find lecture notes and other relevant material for the Spring 2019 semester on Communications Systems II.

It is highly recommended for students to have the following lecture notes with them in hard copies in each and every lecture. In this respect, notes are provided in portable document format (pdf) and can be downloaded by right-clicking on each link. Not all lecture notes are currently available but they will become available in due time as the course progresses.

The notes provided must not be considered as a replacement of either attendance of lectures or study of the suggested textbooks. Their purpose is to assist you in your studying and provide you with guidelines on what you should be focusing on. You are encouraged to enhance notes with study from the recommended literature and web links.

Subject Information

Course outline

Prerequisite course 

AEEE 321





Right click on the following links to save the lecture notes on your PC, then print them.

Week #

Lecture #

Topics covered                                               Homework


Lecture 1




Week 2

Lecture 2


Data Transmission





Week 3

Lecture 3


Ideal Sampling and Nyquist Theorem



Week 4


Lecture 4




Pulse Code Modulation







Week 5

Lecture 5


PCM Noise and Companding








Week 6

Test 1  




Week 7

Lecture 6

Digital Signaling 








Week 8


Lecture 7









Week 9


Lecture 8


Bandpass Signalling Techniques






Week 10

Test 2






Week 11








Week 13









According to the Instituteís regulations, 60% of a studentís grade corresponds to the result of his/her final examination. The remaining 40% is the studentís coursework grade, which will be calculated as follows:

Evaluation Type

After completion of


Test 1

Week 5


Test 2

Week 9




Lectures will be given in every class session and they will be based on the main textbook. The assignments and examinations will be based on the material covered in class. Students are advised to purchase the main textbook on which many topics of the course are covered. Students are also advised to review the extensive list of books offered at the FIT library on the subject.

Main textbook

  • S. Haykin, M Moher Analog and Digital Communications, 2nd edition, John Willey and Sons, 2007

Additional reading and other learning recourses

  • B. P. Lathi, Modern Digital and Analog Communication Systems, 3rd edition, Oxford University Press, 1998