Thursday, 14 June 2012

Data Communication - CS601 Assignment No. 4 solution Spring 2012

Assignment No. 4
Semester Spring 2012
Data Communication - CS601
Total Marks: 20
Due Date:
21-06-2012
Objective: To understand the Guided Media and Satellite Communication
Instructions:
Please read the following instructions carefully before solving & submitting assignment:
Assignment should be in your own wordings not copied from net, handouts or books.
It should be clear that your assignment will not get any credit (marks) if:
  • The assignment is submitted after due date.

  • The submitted assignment does not open or file is corrupt.

  • The assignment is copied (from other student or copied from handouts or internet).

  • Student ID is not mentioned in the assignment File or name of file is other than student ID.
For any query about the assignment, contact at cs601@vu.edu.pk
GOOD LUCK
 
 
 
Q. 1. Following table presents different types of frequencies with frequency ranges. You are required to re-arrange the Column B with respect to Column A [5 Marks]
 
Column A
Column B
Sr. No
Name
Frequency Range
1
VLF
300MHz to 3GHz
2
EHF
30MHz to 300MHz
3
UHF
3GHz to 30GHz
4
VHF
3 KHz to 30KHz
5
SHF
30GHz to 300GHz


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Q. 2. Usually Satellite Systems are categorized according to their orbital distance as GEO, LEO and MEO. Compare these satellite systems in the following table according to their features. [10 Marks]
 
 
GEO
LEO
MEO
Type / Name of Orbit
 
 
 
Distance from Earth (aprx. in miles)
 
 
 
Usage /Application
 
 
 
Time take to complete one cycle around the earth (aprx. in hours)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Q. 3. Suppose a research institute wants to connect its main office with the testing site 2 miles away. The institution wants an economical solution using Fiber Optics.
Suppose you are the IT consultant of this institution, considering the above mentioned scenario, answer the following questions. [2+3=5 Marks]
 
  1. Which type / mode of fiber; will you choose to provide an economical solution? ( Just write name)
  2. Why will you not choose the other type /mode? Give Reasons.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Note:
  • Assignment should be in your own wordings not exactly copied from Internet, handouts or books.
  • Your answer should be "to the point".