|Wireless and Mobile Communication||Learning Schedule|
|Pre-requisites: Computer Networks||3||0||0||3|
In this course, students examine fundamental concepts of mobile cellular communications and specifics of current and proposed U.S. cellular systems. Topics include frequency reuse, call processing, propagation loss, multipath fading and methods of reducing fades, error correction requirements and techniques, modulation methods: FDMA, TDMA, and CDMA techniques, microcell issues, mobile satellite systems and IMT-2000
The objective of this course is to:
- Introduce of wireless communication and mobile communication standards.
- Provide understanding of advanced multiple access techniques, Mobile radio Propagation Models and modulation tech-niques
- Provide understanding of digital cellular systems (GSM, CDMA, GPRS, W-CDMA etc.)
At the end of the course student will be able to:
- Understand principles of wireless communication and, various mobile network architecture.
- Understand various Modulation techniques for Mobile Radio.
- Understand the information theoretical aspects (such as the capacity) of wireless channels
- Realize various wireless and mobile cellular communication systems
- Implement practical mobile applications
UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
History and evolution of mobile radio systems. Types of mobile wireless services/systems-Cellular, WLL, Paging, Satellite systems, Standards, Future trends in personal wireless systems.
UNIT II: CELLULAR CONCEPTS AND SYSTEM DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS
Cellular concept and frequency reuse, Multiple Access Schemes, channel assignment and handoff, Interference and system capacity, Trunking and Erlang capacity calculations.
UNIT III: MOBILE RADIO PROPAGATION MODELS
Radio wave propagation issues in personal wireless systems, Propagation models, Multipath fading and Base band impulse respond models, parameters of mobile multipath channels, Antenna systems in mobile radio.
UNIT IV: MODULATION TECHNIQUES
Overview analog and digital modulation techniques, Performance of various modulation techniques-Spectral efficiency, Error-rate, Power Amplification, Equalizing Rake receiver concepts, Diversity and space-time processing, Speech coding and channel coding.
UNIT V: SYSTEM EXAMPLES AND DESIGN ISSUES
Multiple Access Techniques-FDMA, TDMA and CDMA systems, operational systems, Wireless networking, design issues in per-sonal wireless systems
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- Schiller, Mobile Communications; Pearson Education Asia Ltd., 2000.
- Feher, Wireless digital communications, PHI, New Delhi, 1999.
- C. Y. Lee, Mobile communications engineering: Theory and Applications, Second Edition, McGraw Hill, New York.1998.