Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1959002182009SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONElective242
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course, the rule of logic and basic understanding of communication through satellites. Turkey Turksat satellites and satellite communications and its place in the world and in Europe know the technical characteristics and its services. Identify characteristics of analog and digital mobile communication system.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Mustafa Berkant SELEK
Learning Outcomes
1Know the histories of satellites, and classification according to the orbit .
2National international communication of voice, data and video applications as satellite communications for the purpose and the need to understand it.
3To understand the basic logic and the rule of communication through satellites.
4Turkey Turksat satellites and satellite communications and its place in the world and in Europe know the technical characteristics and its services.
5To know the characteristics of analog and digital mobile communication system.
6The purpose of cellular communications system, and the need to understand basic logic.
7To have the ability to install satellite antennas.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The basic principles of satellite communication systems, satellite frequency bands, and the dish antenna structures, how to apply their skills to provide communication systems.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1The importance and history of Satellite Systems.
2Orbital Satellites
3Satellite Look Angles
4Frequency Bands, and Allocation
5Satellite footprints
6Uplink model
7Satellite Transponder and down link model
8Exam
9Satellite system parameters
10EIRP, RL calculations Guided problem solving
11Noise and noise equivalent temperature
12Noise factor, noise, density and so on. concepts
13Signal to noise ratio and noise impact of the types of modulation
14Line budget and equations, review and problem solving Guided problem solving
15Satellite TV antenna installation Satellite TV antenna installation application
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
TEXT BOOK: Wayne Tomasi, “Elektronik İletişim Teknikleri” (1997). Study Tools: Laboratory test equipment, scientific calculator.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Lisan Kodları
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14114
Self Study14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)72
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO244 4 4    
LO344 4 4    
LO444 4 4    
LO544 4 4    
LO644 4 4    
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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