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Wave Propagation and Radio Network Planning

Rural & Urban & Indoor &
Residential Suburban Campus

Tunnel & Vehicular & GEO &
Underground Time-Variant LEO Satellites

WinProp is the most complete suite of tools in the domain of wireless propagation and radio network planning.
With applications ranging from satellite to terrestrial, from rural via urban to indoor radio links, WinProp’s innovative
wave propagation models combine accuracy with short computation time.

Scenarios and Applications For a prediction, different types of databases
Product Highlights can be used simultaneously and transitions
WinProp’s highly accurate and very fast
between the databases are computed
empirical and deterministic propagation models
• Interface to import simulated antenna automatically.
are available for a wide range of scenarios:
patterns from FEKO into WinProp
• Innovative, either empirical or ray Graphical editors, CAD tools, and various
• Rural & Residential
optical/deterministic wave propagation
• Urban & Suburban converters are available for all types
models combining high accuracy and
short computation times • Indoor & Campus of databases.
• Wide range of scenarios and map data • Tunnel & Underground
supported, even allowing combination • Vehicular & Time-Variant Propagation Models
of different scenarios for hybrid analyses • Satellites GEO, LEO
WinProp’s powerful propagation engines
• Network planning modules available for include empirical and semi-empirical models
most standards (cellular incl. LTE and WinProp supports arbitrary transmitters
(calibration with measurements possible),
beyond, W-LAN, etc.) including cellular and broadcasting sites,
rigorous 3D ray tracing models as well as
• The flexible WinProp API allows the satellites, repeaters, and leaky feeder cables.
integration of the wave propagation the unique Dominant Path Model (DPM).
models and network planning modules Databases
into other software tools Depending on the scenario, predictions are Besides the prediction of the path loss,
based on topographical (pixel), clutter (pixel the delay and angular spread can also be
Learn more: - with or without heights & clearance), urban computed, as well as LOS/NLOS, directional building (pixel or vector), and/or 3D planar channel impulse response, angular profile
objects/walls (vector) databases. and propagation paths.

the (location dependent) traffic for circuit channel . PLACE IMAGE HERE Prediction on multiple floors in an office building Channel impulse response and spatial channel Radio planning for an urban network with profile for two indoor locations 3-sector sites 02.determined during the propagation and for packet switched services (including analysis . the ICNIRP and EM compliance network based on the coverage analysis and substituted by their radar cross sections can be analyzed with WinProp. WinProp allows the planning of accurately because of the sophisticated of the API allows customers to integrate the coverage and capacity as well as network deterministic propagation models. best server. describe the antenna characteristic in the far Maximum received power as well as maximum achievable data rates are predicted accurately field and can be superposed to the 3D radio for each location in the coverage area.. Monte-Carlo. QoS. can be planning. Coverage based on urban buildings Display of urban propagation paths Combined urban and indoor scenario and topography with multi-floor buildings WinProp API and Engines Computation and Capacity limitations and over-loaded cells can be detected easily and networks can The WinProp application programming Simulation be optimized to provide both high capacity interface (API) is available for both the and throughput. the FEKO 3D antenna patterns in WinProp.2017 . SNIR Interaction target. Rx power in DL the radiation characteristic in terms of a & UL. signal threshold.) network planning engines) into their own analysis of delays.).) For the acceleration of these simulations to the requirements. design the antennas as well as compute active set. the traffic assumptions... Arbitrary wave propagation models (as well as the simulations (performance of algorithms. The very simple handling simulators. channels computed with the WinProp wave propagation models. SNIR. antenna configurations (linear...). The resulting 3D antenna patterns quality predicted with the propagation models. MCS. For this purpose the each transmission mode. properties of the air interface to adapt it maximum data rates.. (bi-static RCS as computed in FEKO). etc. Capacity There is an interface to import and process Additionally the user can define individual WinProp computes the capacity (throughput. Link adaptation various solvers included in FEKO can be is considered and depends on the channel applied. etc.. circular. The user can define are possible and their impact on the radio or any 3rd party software tool. Tx power.) are computed individually for 3D antenna pattern. considered in the network the statistical distributions.. Besides the network of the different radio links and cells in the the complex objects. data rate. and dynamic network to MIMO and/or beamforming are modeled planning modules. channel quality. Capacity improvements due Depending on the application WinProp offers wave propagation engines and the network static.. Applications Coverage FEKO and WinProp In WinProp various air interfaces and applications are pre-defined: Different transmission modes can be defined (bandwidth.. like vehicles.. packet delays..) and the Electromagnetic simulation can be used to coverage maps (cell assignment. Air Interfaces and planning.