Telecommunication Network
- ELE3131 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The intention of the course is to give an overview of the principles, methods and equipment in use in different types of telecommunication system. The course will also give an introduction to the theory of teletraffic.


Types of telecommunication network:
- Access and backbone networks of telephony, ISDN and mobile communication
- Synchronization and signalling networks

Transmission technologies:
- Systems for electrical, optical and radiocommunication lines.
- XDSL technology
- Transmission quality
- IP telephony

Exchanges and multiplexers:
- Multiplexing and switching. PCM, SDH and ATM

Teletraffic theory and network dimensioning

Teaching Methods


Form(s) of Assessment

Written exam, 4 hours

Grading Scale

Alphabetical Scale, A(best) – F (fail)

Coursework Requirements

Compulsory. The number of exercises required will be stated in the beginning of the semester