News for
8-02-2014

Grading for the Summer 2014 offering of this course is complete. I hope the hard work was worth it.

Note: In the modem sync simulation you raise the signal to the Mth power where M is the PSK modulation order. This strips the modulation from the signal and reveals the carrier spectral line and symbol rate spectral lines.

Office Hours

M/W 12:45 to 1:15 PM
M/W 3:05 to 4:00 PM,
T 3:30 to 4:15 PM,
after 7:05 as needed, or by appointment.
Office EN 226,
Contact 262-3500, mwickert@uccs.edu.

EAS RATS and LATS Servers

Obtaining Mathematica

Mathematica is available across the campus due to the CU system wide site license. This system-site license also means that students may install their own copy on home computers as well. Some links of interest regarding the CU site license for Mathematica are: download and installation and support information.

Catalog Course Description

A study of phase-locked loops and frequency synthesizers. Both analysis and design aspects addressed. Linear and nonlinear models considered.
Prerequisite: ECE 3610 and ECE 4625/5625 or equivalent.
Offered: On Demand

Course Materials - Course Notes, m-Code

Course Syllabus as of 06:16 PM on Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

Simulation ZIP Files

Lecture Materials & Notes

  • Intro Lecture (Chapter 1) as of 07:24 PM on Wednesday, January 12, 2011.
  • Chapter 2 as of 08:28 AM on Monday, June 09, 2014.
  • Chapter 3 as of 05:37 PM on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
  • Chapter 4 as of 05:37 PM on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
  • Chapter 5 as of 05:37 PM on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
  • Chapter 6 as of 05:37 PM on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
  • Chapter 7 as of 05:37 PM on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
  • Chapter 9 as of 10:59 PM on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Lecture Videos - Download

Spring 2008 Lectures as Streaming QuickTime Movies

You will need to have the free QuickTime player installed on your PC or Mac (get it). If clicking the link below does not start your QuickTime player you can manually start QuickTime, then the 'Choose File -> Open URL' menu item and enter the URL pointed to by the below links. The URLs are of the form lectures/ece5675/Lecture#.mov, where # is 1, 2, ... Right clicking over the links should give you the option of copying the URL. The .mov file is in a high resolution 1024 x 768 format at 8 frames per second. The typical file size per lecture is about 300 MB.

Discussion Meetings Summer 2014

To directly download the lectures for playback at a later time, go to the lectures folder, right click, and download.

Problem Sets with Solutions
  • Set 1 as of 09:30 PM on Saturday, June 21, 2014. Hints as of 07:51 PM on Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Solved as of 10:45 PM on Tuesday, July 01, 2014.
  • Set 2 as of 07:06 AM on Monday, June 09, 2014. Hints as of 07:49 PM on Monday, June 23, 2014. Solved as of 06:49 AM on Thursday, July 10, 2014.
  • Set 3 as of 10:56 PM on Tuesday, July 01, 2014. Hints as of 10:38 PM on Tuesday, July 01, 2014.
  • Set 4 as of 06:30 AM on Monday, July 14, 2014. Hints as of 08:50 PM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
  • Set 5 as of 06:51 AM on Monday, July 14, 2014. Hints as of 08:51 PM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Final Project
Midterm
    Take-home exam as of 07:07 AM on Sunday, July 13, 2014. Solved as of 07:44 PM on Wednesday, July 16, 2014.
Lab Assignment

Course Materials

PLL Lab Experiment as of 08:07 PM on Wednesday, June 18, 2014.