EL5013 Wireless Personal Communication Systems

Introduction to the underlying principles of wireless communications and practical systems. Science and technology including radio signal propagation, interference-limited communications, multiple access, radio resources management, and mobility management. Building blocks of wireless networks. Essential functions of cellular telephone systems and wireless local area networks. Details of the most important technologies.

Prerequisites: MA 3012, EE 3404
Instructor: I-Tai Lu
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Text: Wireless Communications, 2nd edition
Andreas F. Molisch
Copyright © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd;


(1) Introduction to Wireless Personal Communications

(2) Noise and Interference Limited Systems

(3) Cellular Principle

(4) Traffic Engineering and Erlang Capacity

(5) Propagation

(6) Channel Impairments and Impairments Mitigation

(7) Channel Characterization

(8) Modulation Techniques and Probability of Error

(9) Channel Coding

(10) FDMA and TDMA Systems (AMPS and GSM)

(11) CDMA

(12) CDMA Systems (IS-95, CDMA2000, WCDMA)

(13) Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)

(14) OFDM Systems (IEEE802.11a,g,n, LTE, WiMax)