Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 8th Branch: Electrical Engg.
Subject: Satellite Communication
Total Theory Periods: 50 Total Tut Periods: 12
Total Marks in End Semester Exam: 80
Minimum number of Class tests to be conducted: 2
Unit –I Introduction:
Synchronous satellite; Synchronous orbit, orbital parameter, satellite location with respect to earth; Look angles;
Earth coverage and slant range; Eclipse effect; satellite frequency allocation and band spectrum; General And
technical characteristic of satellite communication system; Advantage of satellite communication; Active and
Passive satellite systems; current trends in satellite communication.
Unit –II Communication satellite link design:
Link design equation; system noise temperature; C/N, G/T ratio; Atmosphere and ionosphere effect on link design;
Uplink design; complete link design interferences effect of complete link design Earth Station parameter, satellite
communication link Analog base band Signals; FDM Techniques; SNR and CNR in FM in satellites link SNR in FM
with multiplexed telephone signals; SCPC system CSSB system;
Analog FM/FDM TV satellites link; inter modulation effects in FM/FDM system; Energy dispersal in FM/FDM signals;
Design base band signals; K digital satellite design.
Unit III Multiple Access Techniques:
TDMA Frame and burst structure; Frame Efficiency; Superfarme: TDMA Frame acquisition and synchronization;
FDMA compared to TDMA: TDMA burst TME plan multiple beam TDMA satellite system; beam hopping TDMA;
CDMA and hybrid access techniques; CSMA
Unit IV Communication Satellite Subsystem:
Power supply; Attitude and orbit control; Propulsion subsystem; Repeaters; Antenna subsystem; TTC subsystem;
Thermal sub system structure subsystem: Reliability of satellites subsystem.
Unit –V Satellite Earth stations:
Earth stations design requirements; Earth stations subsystem; Monitoring and control; Frequency coordination;
small earth station VSAT; Mobile and transport station; TVRO system.
1. Satellite communication, Timothy Pratt, Jhn Wiley & sons.
2. Satellite communication, Roddy, McGraw Hill Pbs.
1. Satellite communication, Dr.D.C. Agrawal, Khanna Publishers.
2. Satellite communication, Robert M. Gagliardi, CSB Publishers & Distributors.