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PhD, BEng(Hons)

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AEEE 444 Wireless Communications

Introduction

In this web space you may find lecture notes and other relevant material for the Fall 2017 semester on Wireless Communications.

It is highly recommended for students to have the following lecture notes with them in hard copies in each and every lecture. In this respect, notes are provided in portable document format (pdf) and can be downloaded by right-clicking on each link. Not all lecture notes are currently available but they will become available in due time as the course progresses.

The notes provided must not be considered as a replacement of either attendance of lectures or study of the suggested textbooks. Their purpose is to assist you in your studying and provide you with guidelines on what you should be focusing on. You are encouraged to enhance notes with study from the recommended literature and web links.

Subject Information

Course outline

Prerequisite course 

 

 

LECTURE NOTES

 

Right click on the following links to save the lecture notes on your PC, then print them.

Week #

Lecture #

Topics covered

Week 1

Introduction

 

Introductory wireless Concepts

 

 

 

Week 2

Lecture 1

 

homework 1

 

 

 

 

Write a 4 page (hand-written) report on one of the following wireless technologies as indicated by your registration number.

Submit this report on 28/2. You will be expected to do a small 5 min oral presentation in class about your topic

 

8113 Bluetooth

9368 Wimax

9606 GSM

9073 802.11b

9222 802.11g

8562 802.11n

9397 GPRS

9155 UWB

6898 3G

Week 3

Lecture 2

Mobile Radio Propagation -
Small-Scale Fading and Multipath

homework 2

 

 

Week 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 5

Lecture 3

Medium Access

 

homework 3

 

 

  

 

Week 6

Test 1

 

 

 

 

 

Week 7

Lecture 4

Cellular Wireless Networks

homework 4

TEST1 (16/3/2017)

 

Week 8

 

Lecture 5

Cellular Wireless Networks

homework 5

 

 

 

Week 9

 

Test 2

 

 

 

 

Week 10

Lecture 6

 

 

 

 

 TEST1 (16/5/2017)

 

Week 11

Lecture 7

 

 

homework 6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week 13

 

Revision  

 

 

Assignments/TESTS

 

 

Assessments

According to the Instituteís regulations, 60% of a studentís grade corresponds to the result of his/her final examination. The remaining 40% is the studentís coursework grade, which will be calculated as follows:

Evaluation Type

After completion of

Weight

Test 1

Week 5

30%

Test 2

Week 9

30%

Lab report

40%

 

Bibliography 

Lectures will be given in every class session and they will be based on the main textbook. The assignments and examinations will be based on the material covered in class. Students are advised to purchase the main textbook on which many topics of the course are covered. Students are also advised to review the extensive list of books offered at the FIT library on the subject.


Main textbook

  • T. S. Rappaport, Wireless Communications, 2nd ed., Prentice Hall, 2002

Additional reading and other learning recourses

  • S. Haykin, M. Moher, Modern Wireless Communications
  • G. L. Stuber, Principles of Mobile Communication