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Course Description

Characteristics and uniqueness of satellite communication systems. Division and application of frequency spectrum. Survey of present standards. Division of satellite communication systems (application, frequency spectrum, orbits). Model of satellite communication system. Characteristics of receiver and transmitter end. Architecture and interface of satellite station (antennas, transmitter). Particular modulation procedures and multiple access techniques used in satellite communications. Basic parameters of link quality and link budget in satellite communication systems. Definition and design of specific satellite communication systems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. repeat the basic characteristic of satellite communications
  2. explain division of satellite communication systems according to the application
  3. compute satellite link budget
  4. analyze the architecture of satellite communication systems
  5. design specific satellyte communication systems
  6. evaluate the quality of satellite communication system

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures live or online

Laboratory

Laboratory exercises will be held in four cycles lasting 3 hours per week in the laboratory at the Department.

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Satellite orbits; Launching; Placing and keeping satellite in orbit
  2. Coverage area; Satellite beams
  3. Earth station site selection
  4. Earth station parameters; Transmitter; Receiver; Antenna
  5. Transponder; On-board satellite antennas
  6. Link budget: uplink and downlink
  7. Link budget: uplink and downlink
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Satellite telephony (fixed and mobile)
  10. Satellite television
  11. Satellite radio
  12. Satellite data links
  13. Very small aperture terminal (VSAT)
  14. Satellite Internet; Satellite amateur radio
  15. Meteorological, scientific and military satellites, Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
Audio Technologies and Electroacoustics (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Communication and Space Technologies (profile)
Elective Courses of the Profile (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computational Modelling in Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computer Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Control Systems and Robotics (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Data Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electric Machines, Drives and Automation (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronics (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Information and Communication Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Network Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

Krešimir Malarić (2018.), Satelitske komunikacijske tehnologije, Merkur A.B.D., Zagreb
Andrew F Inglis, Arch Luther (1997.), Satellite Technology, Routledge
Gerard Maral, Michel Bousquet, Zhili Sun (2020.), Satellite Communications Systems, John Wiley & Sons

For students

General

ID 222660
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
45 Lectures
13 Laboratory exercises

Grading System

88 Excellent
75 Very Good
60 Good
50 Acceptable

Learning Outcomes

  1. repeat the basic characteristic of satellite communications
  2. explain division of satellite communication systems according to the application
  3. compute satellite link budget
  4. analyze the architecture of satellite communication systems
  5. design specific satellyte communication systems
  6. evaluate the quality of satellite communication system

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures live or online

Laboratory

Laboratory exercises will be held in four cycles lasting 3 hours per week in the laboratory at the Department.

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Satellite orbits; Launching; Placing and keeping satellite in orbit
  2. Coverage area; Satellite beams
  3. Earth station site selection
  4. Earth station parameters; Transmitter; Receiver; Antenna
  5. Transponder; On-board satellite antennas
  6. Link budget: uplink and downlink
  7. Link budget: uplink and downlink
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Satellite telephony (fixed and mobile)
  10. Satellite television
  11. Satellite radio
  12. Satellite data links
  13. Very small aperture terminal (VSAT)
  14. Satellite Internet; Satellite amateur radio
  15. Meteorological, scientific and military satellites, Final exam

Study Programmes

University graduate
Audio Technologies and Electroacoustics (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Communication and Space Technologies (profile)
Elective Courses of the Profile (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computational Modelling in Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computer Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Control Systems and Robotics (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Data Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electric Machines, Drives and Automation (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Electronics (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Information and Communication Engineering (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Network Science (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Free Elective Courses (1. semester) (3. semester)

Literature

Krešimir Malarić (2018.), Satelitske komunikacijske tehnologije, Merkur A.B.D., Zagreb
Andrew F Inglis, Arch Luther (1997.), Satellite Technology, Routledge
Gerard Maral, Michel Bousquet, Zhili Sun (2020.), Satellite Communications Systems, John Wiley & Sons

For students

General

ID 222660
  Winter semester
5 ECTS
L3 English Level
L1 e-Learning
45 Lectures
13 Laboratory exercises

Grading System

88 Excellent
75 Very Good
60 Good
50 Acceptable