Checking date: 13/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Foundations of new ICT
Study: (84)

Coordinating teacher: MORALES CESPEDES, MAXIMO

Department assigned to the subject:

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Knowledge and understanding of the information and communication technologies. Ability to select the best technologies to solve a telecommunication problem.
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction: Telecommunication concept. Information. Quality and access. Telecommunication services. The Telecommunications in the Information and Knowledge Society. 2. Concept of frequency. Modulation. 3. The communication media: cable and radio. Multiple Access. 4. Digital communications and their advantages. Channel coding. Digitization of information. The transmission process. 5. Mobile communications. 6. Satellite communications. 7. Telecommunication networks. Switching. Reference levels. The Switched Telephone Network. 8. Internet. Broadband networks and Access. 9. Wireless local and personal area networks. 10. World Wide Web.
Assessment System
Basic Bibliography
  • Berners-Lee, T., Fischetti, M., & Foreword By Dertouzos, M. L. . Weaving the Web: The original design and ultimate destiny of the World Wide Web by its inventor. . Harper Information.. 2000
  • E.B. Carne . Telecommunications Primer: Signals Building Blocks and Networks. . Upper Saddle River, NT: Prentice-Hall PTR.. 1995
  • J. Kurose, K. Ross . Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Edition. . Pearson.. 2017
  • J.E. Cockborne et al . Telecommunications for Europe. The CEC Sources. . IOS Press.. 1995
  • P.H. Smale . Introduction to Telecommunication Systems. London: Pitman. 1986
  • Sebesta, R. W. . Programming the World Wide Web, 8th Edition. . Pearson.. 2015

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.