Course syllabus

Informationsöverföring
Information Transmission

EIT100, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board A
Date of Decision: 2014-04-07

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: C1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish

Aim

The course introduces ideas from modern telecommunication technology. Its aim is to answer some fundamental questions:

Which kinds of information need to be transferred?

How do we measure information?

How do we transfer or store information?

What is the advantage of digital communication?

Which laws govern information transmission?

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

show ability to handle, on his or her own, methods and results that are new to the student

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Contents

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written exam (5 h) consisting of five problems.

Admission

Required prior knowledge: FMAA01 Calculus in One Variable or equivalent.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Fredrik Tufvesson, fredrik.tufvesson@eit.lth.se
Course homepage: http://www.eit.lth.se/course/eit100
Further information: Connections to other courses: Knowledge from previous course(s) in maths will be used in the course. Students who wish to get a deeper knowledge in the different areas covered should look for the optional courses in the area.