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Module Code: EEE414
Module Title: Mobile Communications
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
To develop an appreciation and good understanding of modern mobile communication systems and technology
Learning outcomes 
Knowledge and Understanding

After successful completion of the module, the student should be able to:

▪ Demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of modern mobile communication systems and technology behind
Intellectual Abilities

After successful completion of the module, the student should be able to:

▪ Apply their knowledge in the analysis and design of mobile systems

▪ Explain relevant theory and technology


Practical Skills

After successful completion of the module, the student should:

▪ Be capable of calculating mobile system important parameters, including such as budget links.

▪ Be able to design radio communications.

Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures and tutorials. Coursework is not normally anonymously marked as staff wish to provide meaningful feedback.
Syllabus 
Week 1 • Introduction: applications, history, market vision, overview


Week 2 • Wireless Transmission: frequencies & regulations, signals, antennas, signal propagation, multiplexing, modulation, spread spectrum, cellular system


Week 3 • Medium Access Control: motivation, SDMA, FDMA, TDMA (fixed, Aloha, CSMA, DAMA, PRMA, MACA, collision avoidance, polling), CDMA


Week 4 • Telecommunication Systems: GSM (HSCSD, GPRS), DECT, TETRA, UMTS/IMT-2000


Week 5 • Satellite Systems: history, applications, GEO, MEO, LEO, routing, handover


Week 6-7 • Broadcast Systems: cyclic repetition of transmission, DAB, DVB


Week 8 • Wireless LAN: IR vs. radio, infrastructure/ad-hoc, IEEE 802.11 (a, b, g, h), HiperLAN2, mobile QoS, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.15


Week 9 • Mobile Network Layer: Mobile IP, DHCP, ad-hoc networks, routing optimization


Week 10 • Mobile Transport Layer: traditional TCP, Indirect TCP, snoop TCP, Mobile TCP, proxies, wireless TCP


Week 11 • Support for Mobility: file systems, WWW, Wireless Application Protocol, i-mode, SyncML


Week 12 • Outlook: 3rd and 4th generations, IP-based networks, always best connected


Week 13 • Review

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 56   3    9    82  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Lab/Prac 15.00
2 Assignments 15.00
3 Final Exam 70.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 10/22/2017 9:27:31 PM