Wireless Communication Systems, 6 credits (TNK080)

Trådlösa kommunikationssystem, 6 hp

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Level

Second cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Evangelos Angelakis

Director of studies or equivalent

Erik Bergfeldt

Available for exchange students

Yes
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6MTSL Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics, Master's programme 2 (Spring 2017) 2 1 English Norrköping v
6CIEN Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 1 English Norrköping v
6CIEN Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (Wireless Systems) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 1 English Norrköping v
6CKTS Communication and Transportation Engineering, M Sc in Engineering 8 (Spring 2017) 2 1 English Norrköping v
6CKTS Communication and Transportation Engineering, M Sc in Engineering (Master Profile Data- and Telecommunication) 8 (Spring 2017) 2 1 English Norrköping o

Main field of study

Electrical Engineering

Course level

Second cycle

Advancement level

A1X

Course offered for

  • Intelligent Transport Systems and Logistics, Master's programme
  • Electronics Design Engineering, M Sc in Engineering
  • Communication and Transportation Engineering, M Sc in Engineering

Entry requirements

Note: Admission requirements for non-programme students usually also include admission requirements for the programme and threshold requirements for progression within the programme, or corresponding.

Prerequisites

Telecommunication or Mobile Communication

Intended learning outcomes

The course intends to provide knowledge in the area of wireless communication. The aim is to

  • introduce the concept of wireless communication
  • understand problems specific for wireless communication and technical solutions
  • understand design, construction and evaluation of wireless systems using radio communication.
  • give en overview on some existing systems

Course content

Basics about radio communication system: frequency spectrum and its properties, frequency bands, overview on various radio systems. Signal propagation in free space, antennas. Stochastic channel models: fading and shadowing. Data transmission over radio channels: modulation schemes, transmission over fading channels. Diversity methods. Coding methods: block codes and convolutional codes, coding gain. Multiple access. Spread-spectrum, OFDMA. Standards and technology: Cellular Systems, Machine-to-Machine/Ad-Hoc networks.

Teaching and working methods

The course consists of lectures and tutorials.

Examination

UPG1ProjectU, G1.5 credits
TEN1ExaminationU, 3, 4, 54.5 credits

Grades

Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5

Other information

Supplementary courses:
Network simulation.

Department

Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Erik Bergfeldt

Examiner

Evangelos Angelakis

Education components

Preliminary scheduled hours: 50 h
Recommended self-study hours: 110 h

Course literature

A. Goldsmith, Wireless Communications, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
A. Goldsmith, Wireless Communications, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
UPG1 Project U, G 1.5 credits
TEN1 Examination U, 3, 4, 5 4.5 credits

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