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An Introductory Short Course on Modern Telecommunications
Comprehensive · Lucid · Non-mathematical · Relevant · Practical
The last few years has witnessed a truly explosive growth in new applications of modern telecommunications in society. The pace of development in some areas of telecommunications such as mobile communication, the Internet, and satellite communication is almost breathtaking. New entrants/recruits to telecommunications-related business will benefit from this Short Course which presents a detailed and authoritative panoramic view of telecommunications without the rigours of Mathematics. The Course will also prove useful to the more experienced engineer and IT professional who wishes to update their knowledge of the current state of play in this rapidly advancing field.
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
Fundamentals Short Course is presented over a 5-day period and each day
has a different theme. On completing this Course, participants will be
well equipped to make informed decisions regarding the suitability of various
classes of telecommunication systems (including transmission media) for
different applications. They will come away with a clear overall picture
of telecommunications in general and an understanding of the features of
current telecommunication services. The Course also gives attendees a good
foundation on which to build a more detailed study of the exciting subject
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Fundamentals is designed for new entrants to the telecommunications industry
and anyone wishing to update their knowledge of current and future telecommunication
systems. The following persons will particularly find the Course attractive.
THE COURSE ORGANISER
holds BSc (first class honours) and MSc degrees in Electronic and Electrical
Engineering from the University of Ife, and a PhD degree from the University
of Surrey. A chartered engineer and telecommunications training consultant,
Dr. Otung has also been actively involved in University-level telecommunications
teaching and research with many published technical papers. He is the author
of the textbook, Communication Engineering Principles (ISBN: 0-333-77522-8),
published worldwide by PALGRAVE.
Day One: Overview of Telecommunications
Day Two: General Telecommunication Principles
- Evolution of Telecommunications.
- Building Blocks of a Telecommunication System.
- Types of Telecommunication Systems.
- Current Telecommunication Scene: Global, European and UK Players.
Day Three: Digital Telecommunication Principles
- Telecommunication Signals
- Transmission Media, including copper wire, optical fibre and radio.
- Modulation Techniques
- Multiplexing Strategies
Day Four: Case Study of Selected Systems
- Analogue to Digital Conversion of Voice Signals.
- Discrete and Digital Baseband Transmissions, including PAM, PDM, PPM and line coding.
- Data Transmission over PSTN, including a discussion of modems.
- Narrowband and Broadband Integrated Services Digital Networks (ISDN), including a discussion of plesiochronous and synchronous digital hierarchies (PDH & SDH) and asynchronous transfer mode (ATM).
Day Five: Services and Providers
- Satellite Communications.
- Mobile Communications.
- Digital Radio and Television.
- Telecommunication Networks, including LAN, MAN, VAN and PSTN
- The Internet.
- Mobile Services, including voice, data and multimedia services for business and home applications.
- Services to Fixed-terminals.
- Future Services and Systems.
- Digital Telecommunications Networks
Price per person, including lunch, refreshments and printed course notes
- £1500 Standard Rate
- £1425 Early Bird rate for payment received one month before the course start date
- Discounts are available for bookings of 3 or more people from the same company. Please enquire.
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