Technische Universit├Ąt Ilmenau

Digital Broadcasting Systems - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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subject properties subject number 8292 - common information
subject number8292
departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
ID of group2112 (Electronic Measurement Engineering Group)
subject leaderProf. Dr. Giovanni Del Galdo
term Sommersemester
previous knowledge and experience

Basic theory of signals and systems

learning outcome

The students get a solid overview on design criteria regarding the physical layer aspects of digital broadcasting systems. This includes terrestrial, satellite-based and cable-based broadcasting technology.


- Basics of digital broadcasting Systems
- Mobile radio propagation channel
- Modulation
- Basics of forward error correction
- Frequency planning
- Overview on the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) standard
- Digital Radio Mondiale (DRM)
- Mobile satellite radio

media of instruction

Slides, board

literature / references

- Ulrich Reimers, "DVB The family of International Standards", Springer
- ETSI norm on DVB-S (EN 300 421)
- ETSI norm on DVB-C (EN 300 429)
- ETSI norm on DVB-T (EN 300 744)

evaluation of teaching


SS 2013 (Fach)

Freiwillige Evaluation:


SS 2013

Details in major Master Medientechnologie 2009, Master Medientechnologie 2013, Master Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik 2014 (IKT)
subject nameDigital Broadcasting Systems
examination number2100249
credit points5
on-campus program (h)45
self-study (h)105
examoral examination performance, 30 minutes
details of the certificate
maximum number of participants