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Course syllabus B-PSS - Transmission Systems and Networks (FEEIT - SS 2018/2019)


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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code: B-PSS
Course unit title: Transmission Systems and Networks
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)
laboratory/construction practice2 hours weekly (on-site method)

 
Credits allocated: 5
 
Recommended semester/trimester: Telecommunications - bachelor (compulsory), 6. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
 
Assesment methods:
credit, exam
 
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The scope is acquaint students with knowledges from various transmission systems utilized in telecommunication transport networks from a viewpoint of network elements and topologies, synchronization provisioning, strategies of the traffic protection and restoration. The study is focused on new technologies and hierarchies in transport networks - NG-SDH, CE, SyncE and OTH - of converged NGN networks.
 
Course contents:
Basic arrangement of communication system. Comparison of analog and digital methods of the transmission of information, FDM and TDM transmission systems - block diagrams (meaning of particular blocks). Time sampling, sampling of the first kind, sampling of the second kind.
Quantization in value. Linear quantization, non-linear quantization, quantization distortion, calculation of quantization distortion, compression characteristics, advantage of compression, coding methods in digital transmission systems.
Digital modulations. PCM modulation, DPCM modulation, Address coded modulation. Summary of digital modulations utilized in digital trasnmission systems.
End equipments in digital transmission systems. Encoders - by quantization steps, by bits, by code groups. Decoders - Shannon decoder, Shannon-Rack decoders, linear weighting decoder. Non-linear PCM encoders.
SDH technology and SDH networks. Evolution of digital transmission systems. Hierarchical process, multiplexing principles and building blocks, signal frames. Transport layer of the SDH network - path, line, section. Network elements, network topologies.
Synchronization and timing, basic synchronization methods, distribution of timing signals.
Synchronization and timing, synchronous timing hierarchy in SDH. Synchronization of SDH network elements. Synchronization of Ethernet network. Synchronization of OTN network.
Strategies of the traffic restoration in SDH networks. Topological diversity, types of the traffic protection schemes.
Strategies of the traffic restoration in Ethernet networks.
New technologies in transport networks. Next-generation SDH, Carrier Ethernet and synchronous Ethernet technologies. Principles, features and applications.
OTH technology and OTN networks. Principles and features. Hierarchical process, multiplexing principles and building blocks, signal frames.
New technologies in transport networks. 40G/100G technologies for optical networks. Principles, features and applications.
 
Recommended or required reading:
Basic:
ČUCHRAN, J. -- RÓKA, R. Digitálne prenosové systémy a siete. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave FEI, 2007. 166 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2634-4.
ČUCHRAN, J. -- RÓKA, R. Telekomunikačné prenosové vedenia. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2011. 261 p. ISBN 978-80-227-3482-0.

Recommended:
GOWAR, J. Optical communication systems. 1st. ed. Englewood Cliffs : Prentice Hall, 1984. 577 strany.
Barabas, U.: Optische Signaluebertragung, R.Oldenbourg Verlag, München, 1993.
Held, G.: Carrier Ethernet - Providing the Need for Speed, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2008.
Helvoort, H.: Next Generation Optical Transport – SDH/SONET/OTN, IEEE ComSoc & Wiley, New Jersey, 2009.
Kartalopoulos, S.: Understanding SONET/SDH and ATM, IEEE Press, Piscataway, 1999.
Kersten, R.Th.: Einfuergrung in die Optische Nachrichtentechnik, Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, 1991.
Sato, K-I.: Advances in Transport Network Technologies – Photonic Networks, ATM and SDH, Artech House Publishers, Norwood, 1996.
Smith, D.: Digital Transmission Systems – 3rd edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, 2004.

 
Language of instruction: slovak or english
 
Notes:
 
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 170

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Name of lecturer(s): doc. Ing. Rastislav Róka, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor) - slovak, english
 
Last modification: 12. 4. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Rastislav Róka, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 04/12/2018.

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