# Signals and Communication Systems 4th Semester CSE MG University May 2014

Previous question paper of 4th semester CSE, MG University, May 2014

B.TECH DEGREE EXAMINATION,MAY 2014

Fourth Semester

Branch : Computer Science and Engineering

CS 010 404-SIGNALS AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS(CS)

[Regular/Improvement/Supplementary]

Time : Three Hours

Maximum:100 Marks

Part  A

Each question carries 3 marks.

1. Enumerate the properties of  the signals. Explain any two.

2. Define and explain Noise. List the types of noise .

3. What is the difference between PPM and PDM ? Explain in detail.

4. What is the principle of WDM ? Mention the types of WDM.

5. Explain the properties of hamming codes.

(5*3=15 marks)

Part B

Each question carries  5 marks.

6. Define and explain CTFS .

7. Differentiate  Twisted pair from coaxial cables. Explain .

8. What is OOK ? Bring out its mathematical representation .

9. Explain the principles of Half and Full duplex transmissions with neat diagrams.

10. Give an account on “Baudot code” .

(5*5=25 marks)

Part C

Each full question carries  12 marks.

11. (i) State and explain sampling theorem.

(ii) Prove the properties of  CTFS.

Or

12. Differentiate continuous time signals from discrete time signals with examples.

Explain the difference .

13. Define and explain typical parameters of communication systems.

Or

14.State and explain Shannon Hartley theorem. Derive an expression for Channel

capacity of a Noisy channel.

15.Explain AM,PM and FM in detail with neat diagrams. Bring out their mathematical

representations.

Or

16. Compare and contrast the parameters of different modulation formats. Explain the

comparison in detail.

17. Explain the principles of TDM and FDM in detail with neat diagrams .

Or

18.Explain the basic concept of SONET with neat diagrams.

19. Explain the properties and advantages of Linear block codes. Drive its code vector.

Or

20. Write technical notes on:

(i) EBCDIC

(ii) Parity coding

(iii) Syndrome calculator .

(5*12=60 marks)

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