RDE304 Electrical Measurements in Telecommunications

Code RDE304
Name Electrical Measurements in Telecommunications
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Electronics and Telecommunications
Academic staff Vjačeslavs Bobrovs, Elmārs Lipenbergs
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation The course provides knowledge about electrical signal measurement methods and principles in the field of electronic communication. The course covers the following measurements: measurement of signal voltage and signal levels; frequency and time interval measurement, measurement and analysis of signal frequency spectrum, attenuation measurement, as well as service quality measurement. Students will obtain knowledge of measuring tools and measuring systems, as well as they learn about measurement and valuation methods of the quality of electronic communication services..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
The goal of the course: to develop skills necessary to perform measurements, using the appropriate measuring equipment and measuring equipment software. The objectives: to process the obtained results mathematically and to analyse them; to acquire knowledge of measuring tools used in electronic communication, including measurement systems and measuring equipment software.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Students are able to solve independently all the given tasks using the acquired knowledge. - Practical task solving – tests, practical measurements, final examination
Students have a good knowledge of electrical parameter measurement principles. - Practical task solving – tests, practical measurements, final examination
Students are able to perform independently measurements by using the equipment intended for electronic communication measurements and appropriate measuring equipment software, as well as to process the obtained results. - Practical task solving – tests, practical measurements, final examination
Course prerequisites Student are required to have knowledge of general electrical measurements and circuit theory, as well as knowledge about valuation methods of measurement errors, confidence intervals, and measurement uncertainties.

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