Principles of Applied Telecommunications Technology
This course covers required technical concepts of applied telecommunications and an overview of the industry as a regulated and competitive environment. The main issues of telecommunications systems and network transmission, signaling, and switching are covered. Attention is given to the following topics: analog and digital communications, telephony, data communications, signal types, modulation, multiplexing,; network design concepts, and relevant standards. These topics are presented with attention to the functional interrelationship of the various sectors of the industry, business, and government regulatory bodies, all of which are affected by this technology.