The Ultimate Crash Course for RF Transceiver Fundamentals
What you'll learn
- Modulation and demodulation techniques for wireless communication.
- RF transceiver architecture and its principles.
- Skills to comprehend RF transceiver system.
- Phasing techniques.
- Constellation diagrams.
- Basic understanding of phasors is helpful, but not a neccessity.
Nowadays, having a deep understanding of wireless communications enhances the career prospects of electrical and electronics engineers.
Are you fascinated by the world of wireless communications and eager to explore its underlying principles?
Are you having difficulty comprehending the complexities of modulation, transceiver architectures, and digital communication techniques?
Are you seeking for a comprehensive course that can assist you in mastering the fundamental skills required for wireless communication systems?
Look no further than "The Ultimate Crash Course for RF Transceiver Fundamentals" - The final course in The Tao of Phasor Series.
The aim of this course is to provide a simplified and easily understandable approach to RF transceiver and digital communications.
This course encompasses the fundamental knowledge required to gain entry into the field of RF transceivers and digital communications:
With high-quality content and insightful lessons, you'll have a solid foundation in RF transceivers and digital communications.
Our focus is not just on the HOW, but also on the WHY and the evolution of analytical methods in this field.
We will highlight the crucial factor - the time-varying phasor, in comprehending RF signals and systems.
We will present specific examples of modulated signals and their conversions in frequency to provide a clear understanding.
Without difficult math!
By the end of this course:
You'll have a solid foundation in wireless transceiver architecture, modulators, and demodulators. To name a few, linear transmitter, linear receiver, polar transmitter, polar recevier, I/Q modulator and demodulator, DSB/SSB modulator, etc.
You'll learn the purposes of VCOs, phase-locked loops, mixers, power amplifiers, and low-noise amplifiers, etc.
You'll learn about thec concepts of modulation techniques such as AM, FM, PM, amplitude shift keying (ASK), phase shift keying (PSK), quadrature amplitude modulation (QAM), OQPSK, pi/4-QPSK, MSK, etc.
You'll learn the practical application of the Hilbert transform, analytic signals, and phasing techniques.
You'll also gain a practical understanding of pulse shaping and optimum receivers.
You'll be well on your way to mastering the art of wireless communications.
Join us on this journey and discover the fun parts of RF transceivers and digital communications!
Development of Radio Transmission
What is Modulation?
Fessenden and Continuous Wave
The Key to Radio Downsizing
Modulation and Transmitter
Amplitude Modulation (AM), Frequency and Phase Modulation (FM and PM), and Angle Modulation
Linear Modulation and Complex Envelope
Linear Modulator (IQ Modulator)
Demodulation and Receiver
Double-sided and Single-sided Spectrum
Double sidebands (DSB) Spectrum of AM Signals
DSB and SSB Spectrum of Upconverted Signals
Spectrum of PM & IQ-modulated Signals
Definition of Hilbert Transform
Transformation of a Cosine Wave
A Simple Analytical Signal
Analytical Signal of a Modulated Signal
Can Digital Signals Be Transmitted?
BPSK and 8PSK
Inter-symbol Interference (ISI)
OQPSK and pi/4-QPSK
Digital Signals in Transceivers
Who this course is for:
- Students studying E.E. who want to dive deeper into RF transceivers and gain a strong understanding of its fundamentals. This is for you!
- Engineers who want to expand their knowledge of RF transceivers and improve their skills. This is for you!
- RF design engineers who want to deepen their understanding of the underlying principles of RF transceivers and improve their design capabilities. This is for you!
- Educators who are teaching courses in RF transceivers and want to supplement their curriculum with high-quality content. This course is for you!
- Examination candidates seeking a way to gain the knowledge necessary to succeed. This is for you!
． As an electrical engineering expert and educator with over 15 years of experience, I have worked on a variety of projects that have honed my expertise in the field.
． I was an RF system engineer at MediaTek Inc. and an assistant professor at the Department of Electronics, National Taipei University of Technology, a professional lecturer with Agilent (now Keysight), Civil Aeronautics Administration (Taiwan), Tze-Chiang Foundation of Science & Technology, and Metro Taipei. I'm currently running a company to solve communication problems in construction. Now I'm excited to bring my expertise to Udemy learners.
． I am passionate about teaching the fundamental principles of electrical engineering in an accessible, engaging, and easy-to-understand way.
． With my extensive knowledge of phasor and circuit analysis, I have developed the "The Tao of Phasor (TOP)" series to help students master the core concepts of electrical engineering quickly and efficiently.
． As a co-author or translator of several technical books, I have demonstrated my ability to communicate complex information in a way that is both engaging and understandable.
． My experience as both an engineer and a teacher has allowed me to develop a teaching style that is both approachable and effective. I look forward to sharing my knowledge with you and helping you succeed in your electrical engineering journey.