Wireless Communication (ILV)

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Course numberM2.02870.10.021
Course codeWICO
Curriculum2021
Semester of degree program Semester 1
Mode of delivery Presence- and Telecourse
SPPW3,5
ECTS credits5,0
Language of instruction English

The students are able to understand the special characteristics of wireless propagation channels and the associated structure for implementing a wireless communication system. The students know about different modulation and coding schemes in order to account for difficult transmission channel characteristics. They gain knowledge on different multiple access schemes, which are common in state-of-the-art wireless communication systems.

The module covers the following topics:
• Propagation, Transmitter & Receiver
• Fading (Multipath/Rayleigh/Doppler)
• Modulation: PSK/FSK/GMSK
• Multiplexing & Multiple Access
o ...CSMA-CA/CSMA-CD
o ...Multi Carrier Modulation OFDM(A)
o ...FDMA/TDMA/(W)CDMA
• Spread Spectrum (DSSS, CSS, ...)
• Software Defined Radio SDR
• W-PAN / W-LAN Standards...
o ...Bluetooth
o ...ZigBee
o ...802.11

Lecture script as provided in the course (required)
A.F. Molisch: Wireless Communications, 2nd ed, Wiley, 2011
M. S. Gast: 802.11 Wireless Networks: The Definitive Guide, 2nd ed, O'Reilly, 2005

Integrated course - teaching & discussion, demonstration, exercises and practical examples

presentations, assignment reports, written/oral exam