Course Number
525.640
Primary Program
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Location
Online
Mode of Study
Online

This course presents the fundamentals of satellite communications link design and an in-depth treatment of practical considerations. Existing commercial, civil, and military systems are described and analyzed, including direct broadcast satellites, high throughput satellites, VSAT links, and Earth-orbiting and deep space spacecraft. Topics include satellite orbits, link analysis, antenna and payload design, interference and propagation effects, modulation techniques, coding, multiple access, and Earth station design. The impact of new technology on future systems in this dynamic field is discussed.

Course Offering(s)

Open

525.640.81
08/30/2021 - 12/14/2021
Semester
Fall 2021
Mode of Study
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$4,755
Textbook
Open

525.640.82
08/30/2021 - 12/14/2021
Semester
Fall 2021
Mode of Study
Online
Location
Online
Cost
$4,755
Textbook