|Unit convenor and teaching staff||
Unit convenor and teaching staff
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44 Waterloo Road, Room 135
Friday, 3-5 pm, by appointmentLecturer
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7E Wally's Walk, Room G08
Contact via E-mail
44 Waterloo Road, Room G53
Friday 3-5 pm, by appointment
Admission to MEngElecEng
20cp at 8000 level
This unit aims to provide students with the theory and hands-on experience in designing and implementing digital signal processing algorithms using software defined radio technology. The unit builds on from preceding Digital Signal Processing unit and introduces the software defined radio concept along with various software defined radio architectures and platforms. Topics covered include: sampling and quantisation, low-pass representation of bandpass systems, quadrature-signal representation, frequency translation, sample rate conversion, decimation and interpolation, direct and polyphase interpolator and decimator architectures, half-band FIR filters, digital up and down converters, matched filters and the software defined radio architectures and platforms. The unit culminates in a project where students develop a software defined radio technology-based solution from high-level functional specifications through to design, implementation and testing on real hardware.
Information about important academic dates including deadlines for withdrawing from units are available at https://www.mq.edu.au/study/calendar-of-dates
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
To pass this unit, students must achieve an average grade of 50%.
Late submissions will attract a penalty of 10% of marks per day. Extenuating circumstances will be considered upon lodgment of an application for special consideration. Resubmissions of work are not allowed.
|Assignment 1||10%||No||Week 4|
|Defence 1||15%||No||Week 5|
|Assignment 2||10%||No||Week 10|
|Defence 2||20%||No||Week 11|
|Project Report||15%||No||Week 12|
|Project Defence and Demonstration||30%||No||Week 13|
Assignment 1 Report (1000 word equivalent)
An oral examination on the first part of the unit
Assignment 2 Report (1000 word equivalent)
An oral examination on the second part of the unit.
Project Report (2000-word equivalent)
An oral examination of the outcomes of the project
1 If you need help with your assignment, please contact:
2 Indicative time-on-task is an estimate of the time required for completion of the assessment task and is subject to individual variation
A two-hour online lecture every week.
A one-hour SGTA online every week.
A three-hour Practical online every week.
Each student is required to purchase a NooElec RTL USB device for laboratory work in the Practicals.
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