
Program outcomes and how they are covered by the specific course outcomes 



(a) 
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Understand signal Fourier transforms. 



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Understand the properties of transmission lines: Attenuation, Bandwidth, Reflection, Distortion, and Phase delay. 



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Several homework assignments introducing the underlying science used in each experiment. 



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Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



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Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(b) 
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Understand Medium Access Control Protocols for reliable and noisy channels. 



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Understand radio signal propagation and properties of wireless communication systems. 



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Understand signal Fourier transforms. 



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Understand the properties of LED and Laser diodes, the properties of pin and Avalanche photo detectors. 



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Understand signal modulation, demodulation, multiplexing and demultiplexing processes including light signal Multiplexers and Demultiplexers. 



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Design a laboratory experiment that demonstrates the properties of communication system components. 



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Several homework assignments introducing the underlying science used in each experiment. 



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Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



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Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(c) 
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Understand Medium Access Control Protocols for reliable and noisy channels. 



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Understand radio signal propagation and properties of wireless communication systems. 



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Understand Wireless LAN design and operation. 



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Understand the properties of transmission lines: Attenuation, Bandwidth, Reflection, Distortion, and Phase delay. 



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Understand the properties of LED and Laser diodes, the properties of pin and Avalanche photo detectors. 



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Understand signal modulation, demodulation, multiplexing and demultiplexing processes including light signal Multiplexers and Demultiplexers. 



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Design a laboratory experiment that demonstrates the properties of communication system components. 



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Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



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Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(d) 
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Understand structures of Computer Communication systems. 

  

(e) 
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Understand structures of Computer Communication systems. 

  

(f) 
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Understand structures of Computer Communication systems. 

  

(g) 
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Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



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Opportunities to interact weekly with the instructor during the laboratory. Because the groups of students are small (typically 2 or 3), there is a weekly opportunity for the instructor to directly interact with the students using a conversational form. 



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Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(h) 
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Understand structures of Computer Communication systems. 

  

(j) 
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Understand Wireless LAN design and operation. 



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Understand the properties of LED and Laser diodes, the properties of pin and Avalanche photo detectors. 



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Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



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Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(k) 
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Use spectrum analyzers to analyze complex signals. 



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Understand the properties of transmission lines: Attenuation, Bandwidth, Reflection, Distortion, and Phase delay. 



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Understand the properties of LED and Laser diodes, the properties of pin and Avalanche photo detectors. 



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Understand signal modulation, demodulation, multiplexing and demultiplexing processes including light signal Multiplexers and Demultiplexers. 



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Use advanced digital oscilloscopes to measure signal characteristics. 



¤ 
Design a laboratory experiment that demonstrates the properties of communication system components. 



¤ 
Several homework assignments introducing the underlying science used in each experiment. 



¤ 
Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



¤ 
Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(m) 
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Understand Wireless LAN design and operation. 



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Understand signal Fourier transforms. 



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Understand signal modulation, demodulation, multiplexing and demultiplexing processes including light signal Multiplexers and Demultiplexers. 



¤ 
Laboratory reports requiring the analysis of laboratory data vs. theoretical calculations. 



¤ 
Final comprehensive project requiring the student to redesign and rethink one of the 8 experiments he/she performed, including an indepth analysis of the history of the science demonstrated in the experiment. 

  

(n) 
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Understand the properties of transmission lines: Attenuation, Bandwidth, Reflection, Distortion, and Phase delay. 

  