Course detail

Communication Systems for IoT

FEKT-MPA-IOTAcad. year: 2021/2022

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Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

On course completion, students will be able to:


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Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods include lectures, practical laboratories and computer laboratories. The part of this course is a project and a presentation of results in power point. Course is taking advantage of e-learning (Moodle) system.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

0-5 points – activity in laboratory,
0-10 points - written test in laboratory, (optional part),
0-15 points – elaboration of individual project,
0-70 points - written exam with e-learning support, compulsory part for course completion.
The exam is focused on verifying the orientation of high-speed communication systems with a view to SDH and Ethernet.

Course curriculum

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Work placements

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Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at laboratories is compulsory, justified absence can be made up after prior arrangement with the instructor.

Recommended optional programme components

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Prerequisites and corequisites

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Basic literature

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Recommended reading

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Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme MPC-TIT Master's, any year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme MPC-IBE Master's, any year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional
  • Programme MPA-EAK Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction to High-speed communication systems. Using technology. Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 40 Gbit Ethernet, Gbit Ethernet. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy SDH. Asynchronous Transfer Mode ATM. Next high-speed technology. High-speed system CISCO 2821. IP telephony in CISO networks, routing IP-MPLS.
2 Synchronous Digital Hierarchy - SDH. Recommendation ITU-T about SDH, multiplex structure SDH, frame STM-1 structure, synchronous multiplexing STM-1 to STM-4, SDH generation.
3. Integration of PDH order to STM-1, pointer AU-4/PTS, stuffing of frame beginning, integration E1 to STM-1. Ethernet over SDH. Network elements and nodes SDH. Network SDH structure.
4. Architecture of Czech synchronization network. Quality of digital channel evaluation, area of using Rec. G.826.
5. Technology ATM. ATM cell, interfaces of ATM networks, ATM connection, addressing at ATM, reference model ATM. ATM adaptive layer, ATM quality of service.

6. TMN - Telecommunication Management Network. Function blocks TMN. Physical TMN architecture.
7. Basics of voice transmission using IP. Using of CISCO technology. Principles of VoIP, signalling protocols VoIP, covered protocols set H.323, important protocols MGCP, SIP (Session Initiation Protocol), SCCP (Skinny Client Control Protocol). Protocols for medium transports RTP (Real Time Transport Protocol), RTCP (RTP Control Protocol), cRTP (Compressed RTP), sRTP (Secure RTP). gates VoIP, hardware gates.
8. VoIP and QoS. Sound quality for IP, using methods, voice packets, processing by codecs, processing by processors DSP
9. Analogue voice ports, local calling, calling in network, calling out of network, voice ports on routers CISCO IOS, analogue voice ports configuration, trunks, Dial-peers
10. Digital voice ports, digital trunks, CAS T1, CAS E1 R2, QSIG
11. Gates control, protocol H.323, implementation of gates MGCP, implementation of gates SIP
12. Plan of dialling. Addressing of end po

Laboratory exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. CISCO Introduction
4. CISCO security
5. Přenos FHHS
7. BER
8. Bandwidth
9. Voiceband
10. DSS