A!

Aalto University Comnet

S-72.2211 Mobile Communication Systems and Services
Course Plan Spring 2013 Olav Tirkkonen, Department of Communications and Networking, Aalto University

A!
„

Course Information
‰

Prerequisites
S-72.2205 Digital Transmission Methods ‰ or corresponding knowledge on digital communications
„

Teachers ‰ Professor Olav Tirkkonen ‰ Responsible teacher and lecturer ‰ MSc Furqan Ahmed ‰ excercises and home assignments „ Lecture and excercise schedule
‰

Lectures and exercises
‰ ‰ ‰
‰

Mondays 10.15-12 in Auditorium S1 Wednesdays 10.15-12 in Auditorium S3 Fridays 10-12 in Auditorium S2
14 lectures, 5 excercise sessions interleaved over these times, see last slide
„

Course carried out with exam and home assignments
2

13-16.aalto. hall S4 Second exam Wed May 29. maximum 4.fi/display/enmasterelec/Exam+schedule „ ‰ Dates of following exams posted on into-pages of school 3 A! „ Course Grading ‰ ‰ ‰ Home work Integral part of the course Home assignments ‰ ‰ ‰ analytic calculations Programming assignments analysis using a matlab platform of an individual assignment short report written explaining and analysing the results „ Grade ‰ ‰ ‰ The exam is graded from 0 to 4 ‰ ‰ with 1-digit accuracy. 2013. October-November exam period (likely) Next exams after these in 2014 https://into. 2 tasks essay-type exam can be written in Finnish.1) ‰ ‰ at least grade 1 is required from the exam grade 5 possible only with good exam grade and good assignment grade ‰ The home and programming assignments are only counted towards the grade in the year they are done – i.4 The assignments are graded from 0 to 1 1-digit accuracy The course grade is min(round(exam grade + assignment grade). 13-16. 5)*min(round(exam grade).e. hall S4 Third exam is in fall. for the exams in 2013 4 . Swedish or English Requirements: material distributed to students Closed book exam with five tasks Tasks available in English ‰ „ „ Three exams per academic year ‰ ‰ ‰ ‰ First exam Tue March 5. 2013.A! Exam ‰ „ „ 3 tasks are calculations.

network layer. system information ‰ channel structures „ „ ‰ Qualitative understanding of logical and physical channels control.2. Andrea Goldsmith: Wireless Communications. Kluwer 2001. dedicated and shared channels physical layer.9. paging. service layer 6 . Stüber: Principles of mobile communications.A! Literature ‰ ‰ „ Lecture handouts distributed in Noppa Slide handouts by O. Cambridge University Press 2005. synchronization.13-15. Toskala (Ed:) WCDMA for UMTS. Häggman „ Textbook ‰ ‰ Jochen Schiller: Mobile Communications. Tirkkonen partial lecture notes by S. Wiley 2001.-G. MAC layer. Chapters 1-4. radio access network ‰ mobility: roaming. handover ‰ random access. Addison-Wesley 2003. „ Background material ‰ ‰ G. Chapters 1. Holma & A. 5 A! „ ‰ ‰ Course Targets what a mobile communication system is System engineer’s understanding of components and functions of a mobile communication system ‰ core network. Radio access for third generation mobile communications. H.

GPRS 3G: WCDMA.2.1. Physical Layer modeling Excercise 1: Link budget Fri 10-12.1.2. channelization.1.--25. S3 Lecture 1: Course plan.2. – 1.2 -. 4. 4G systems. – 1. GSM Physical Layer Excercise 3: CDMA & power control 7.1. course wrapup Deadline for Home assignments and matlab asignments 23:59 8 .5G. S1 5. S2 Lecture 3: Radio Resource Management Lecture 5: Mobility Management Lecture 6: System deployment models. slow fading effects „ ‰ ‰ ‰ ‰ ‰ Understanding of characteristics of present and future mobile communication systems The role of standards services driving specification and evolution 2G: GSM.5G Lecture 9: Generations.2.2 Course Timetable Wed 10-12. Lecture 8: CDMA capacity. 18. HSPA towards 4G 7 A! Week 3. Cellular System basics. system simulation ‰ link budget analysis mobile radio channel ‰ path loss. Mo 10-12. – 8. 4. system channel models Lecture 2: Duplexing.22.3. 11. reuse Lecture7: CDMA principles Excercise 2: System modeling Introduction to Matlab assignments Lecture 10: GSM Channel structure 6.A! Course Targets II ‰ „ Quantitative understanding of ‰ the role of interference in cellular networks ‰ coverage & throughput. Interference. 28. 21. – 15.2. Lecture 4: Link budget.1. 8. Excercise 4: Various topics Lecture 12: UMTS services and NW architecture Lecture13: WCDMA air interface Q&A session. Services Lecture 11: 2. 9. 25. assignments Excercise 5: HARQ & AMC Lecture 14:3.2.--18. 14.

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful