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NEBP441: Wireless and Mobile Communications

Description:Transmission fundamentals; Principles of radio communication systems; Introduction to terrestrial and satellite radio links; Channel capacity; RF Spectrum, multiplexing and switching; Signal encoding and modulation techniques; Antennas, propagation and signal encoding; 802.11 (wireless Ethernet); 1G, 2G, and 2.5G wireless systems (AMPS, GSM, GPRS, EDGE, etc.); Spread spectrum approaches; Coding and error control; Satellites, cell phones; Wireless services; Mobile IP, WAP. (Prerequisite: NEBP310)
Credit Hours.:3
Text Book: Guide to Wireless Communications, 3rd Edition, by Jorge L. Olenewa, Course Technology, Cengage Learning 2014.
Coordinator: Imad Jawhar
Topics Outline:
  1. Introduction, and Transmission Fundamentals
  2. Communication Networks
  3. Antennas and Propagation
  4. Signal Encoding Techniques & Spread Spectrum
  5. Satellite Communications
  6. Cellular Wireless Networks
  7. Cordless Systems and Wireless Local Loop
  8. Wireless LAN Technology
  9. Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
  10. Bluetooth and IEEE 802.15
Outcomes:
  1. Explain the principles of wireless transmission, reception, antennas and propagation.
  2. Discuss different modulation/demodulation techniques used in current wireless communication systems
  3. Explain protocols underlying the design of modern communication systems
  4. Apply math and critical thinking principles to solve problems related to wireless and mobile communication systems.
  5. Design wireless communication systems and their inter-networking.
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Pre-requisiteNEBP310: Network Protocols
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