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SRM UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY


SCHOOL OF ELECTRONICS AND ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Department of Telecommunication Engineering
COURSE PLAN
Course Code: TE0401
Course Title: WIRELESS COMMUNICATION
Semester: VII Class : IV year – ITCE A & B
Course Time: July - Nov 2012 Location: SRM University, Kattankulathur

Faculty Details
Sec. Name Office Office hour Mail id
Tech Park – manimegalai.c@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in
A Mrs. C.T.Manimegalai 8:30 am to 4:00pm
13th Floor
Tech Park – susila.m@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in
B Mrs. M. Susila 8:30 am to 4:00pm
13th Floor

Required Text Books:


1. William Stallings, "Wireless Communication & Networking", Pearson Education Asia, 2002
2. Rappaport T.S., "Wireless Communications; Principles and Practice", Prentice Hall, NJ, 1996
Web Resources:
www.wikipedia.org, www.web.cs.wpi.edu , www.cyut.edu.tu , www.erg.dbdn.ac.uk , www.networkworld.com

Prerequisite: Nil

Objectives
1. To know about the basic wireless and cellular concepts
2. To know about the mobile channels
3. Standards 1G, 2G, 2.5G, 3G.

Assessment Details
Cycle Test – I : 10 Marks Surprise Test – I : 5 Marks
Cycle Test – II : 10 Marks Model Exam : 20 Marks
Attendance : 5 Marks
Test Schedule (tentative)

S.No. DATE TEST TOPICS DURATION


1 Cycle Test - I 2 Periods
2 Cycle Test - II 2 Periods

3 Model Exam All 5 units 3 Hrs


Outcomes
Students who have successfully completed this course

Course outcome Program outcome


Basic Cellular Concepts and system design To analyze the Cellular
fundamentals communication
Mobile Radio Propagation All Propagation Models
Different Modulation Schemes and Signal To Study Performance of various
Processing modulation Techniques
Broadband Network architecture, data transmission Standards : IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth
Wireless Networking
Detailed Session Plan

INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AND


STANDARDS
History and evolution of mobile radio systems. Types of mobile wireless services/ systems - Cellular, WLL,
Paging, Satellite systems, Standards: AMPS, IS-54,GSM, CDMA (IS-95), DECT.
Session Topics to be covered Ref Teaching Testing Method
No. Method
History and evolution of mobile radio
1 1,2 BB Group discussion
systems
Types of mobile wireless services/
Self - test
2 systems- Paging, Cordless Systems, 1,2 BB
questions
WLL – Wireless Local Loop
Self -test
3 Cellular 1,2 BB
questions
Brainstorming
4 Satellite systems- Standards 1,2 BB
questions
Comparative
5 Standards: AMPS 1,2 BB
study
Self -test
6 IS -54, CDMA ( IS – 95) 1,2 BB
questions
7 GSM 1,2 BB Assignment
Self -test
8 DECT 1,2 BB
questions
9 Over View of 1st Unit 1,2 PPT Group discussion
CELLULAR CONCEPT 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.

10 Cellular concept 2 PPT BB Group Discussion

11. Frequency Reuse 2 BB Review questions

12 Multiple Access Schemes 2 BB Review questions


Comparative
study of all layers
13 Handoff 2 BB Details from
Internet
14 Channel Assignment 2 BB Self -test
questions
15 Interference 2 BB Assignment

16 System capacity - Overview 2 BB , PPT Objective type


questions
17 Trunking and Erlang Capacity 2 BB Objective type
Calculations questions
18 Problems 2 BB Discussion

MOBILE RADIO PROPAGATION


Radio wave propagation issues in personal wireless systems, Propagation
models(Freespace Propagation Model; Outdoor Models : Okumura & Hata Model;
Overview of Indoor Propagation Model), Multipath fading and base band impulse response
models, Parameters of mobile multipath channels.
19 Radio wave propagation issues in personal 2 BB Group discussion
wireless systems, Propagation models – Self test questions
Freespace Propagation model
20 Propagation models – Outdoor Model : 2 BB Self test questions
Okumura model
21 Propagation models – Outdoor Model : 2 BB Group discussion
Hata model
22 Propagation models – Indoor Model : 2 BB Self test questions
Overview
23 Multipath Fading – Small Scale 2 BB Self test questions
24 Multipath Fading – Small Scale - Types 2 BB Self test questions

25 Baseband Impulse Response Model 2 BB Objective type


questions
26 Parameters of Multipath channels 2 BB Self test questions

27 Overview of the unit 2 PPT Discussion & Self


test questions
MODULATION AND SIGNAL PROCESSING
Analog (Overview of AM and FM)and digital modulation techniques(Overview of BPSK
and QPSK techniques), Introduction to Equalization Rake receiver concepts, Diversity and
space-time processing overview, Introduction to Speech coding and channel coding
28 Analog modulation techniques: AM and 2 BB Group
FM Discussions
29 Digital modulation techniques : BPSK and 2 BB Self test questions
QPSK
30 Introduction to Equalization 2 BB Asking similar
examples
31 Rake Receiver Concept 2 BB Self test questions

32 Test - -- Objective type


questions
33 Space time processing 2 BB Objective type
questions
34 Diversity 2 BB Asking questions
by giving Key
terms
Objective type
questions
35 Speech Coding 2 BB Discussion
36 Channel Coding 2 BB Discussion
37 Overview & discussion of this unit 2 PPT Discussion
WIRELESS NETWORKING
Wireless networking, design issues in personal wireless systems. IEEE 802.11: Wireless
LAN Standard. IEEE 802 Protocol Architecture. IEEE 802.11 Architecture and Services.
IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control. IEEE 802.11 Physical Layer. Introduction to
Bluetooth
38 Wireless Networking 1 BB Brainstorming
Group discussion
39 Design Issues 1 BB Self test questions
40, 41 .IEEE802.11 – Wireless LAN Stadard – 1 BB Self test questions
Protocol Architecture
42 IEEE 802.11 Architecture and Services 1 BB Self test questions
43 IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control 1 BB Self test questions
44 IEEE 802.11 Physical Layer 1 BB Discussion

45 Introduction to Bluetooth Communication 1 BB , PPT Discussion


and overview of the unit

• BB – Black Board
• PPT- Powerpoint Presentations
• Ref – 1,2 indicates the books to be referred