spring 2024
ELE-3609 Signal Distribution and Transmission - 5 ECTS

Type of course

The course can be taken as a single course. Students belonging to Master in Electrical Engineering are prioritised, while other students can sign up provided available laboratory and lecturer capacity.

Recommended knowledge: A course in complex analysis.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate Bachelor Engineering program with minimum 25 credits mathematics, 5 credits statistics, 7,5 credits physics.

Application code: 9371

Course content

Introduction to bus standards for industrial control systems; Introduction to signal processing: discrete-time signal and systems, z-transform, sampling, transform analysis, frequency response, impulse response, discrete Fourier transform, Fourier-analysis.

Objectives of the course

After completed course the students should have the following learning outcome:

Knowledge: The candidate -knows the characteristics of the most common bus standards used in industry control systems and can describe the difference between them. -has knowledge in analog and digital signal transmission and processing.

Skills: The candidate -can apply the concepts and methods from this module to practical systems. -is able to design basic parts of a signal transmission and processing system.

General competence: The candidate -understands how signal processing is used to improve the usability of a system.

Language of instruction and examination


Teaching methods

Classroom lectures and written exercises. The course takes two weeks, each of 30 hours. Each day 4 hours of lectures, and 2 hours of exercises



Examination: Date: Duration: Grade scale:
School exam 31.05.2024 09:00
3 Hours A–E, fail F

Coursework requirements:

To take an examination, the student must have passed the following coursework requirements:

Laboratory reports Approved – not approved
UiT Exams homepage

More info about the coursework requirements

Mandatory laboratory exercises. Project work must be completed and approved to gain access to the exam.

Re-sit examination

There will be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.
  • About the course
  • Campus: Narvik |
  • ECTS: 5
  • Course code: ELE-3609
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