ELEC 7009 Personal Communication Systems
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 300196
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Description This unit covers the design fundamentals of cellular systems, including frequency reuse, channel assignments, radio wave propagation in mobile environments, modulation techniques, coding techniques, spread spectrum and multiple access. It includes topics from emerging wireless technologies, and third-generation mobile communication systems and standards.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Communications Technologies
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program
Communications Systems. Digital Communications.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of current wireless communication systems including GSM, CDMA, PCS, and 3G systems.
- Describe coding and modulation techniques used in wireless systems.
- Demonstrate at an advanced level understanding of implementation issues such as bit error rates, receiver complexity, spectral occupancy and antenna diversity.
Evolution of mobile radio communication
The cellular system; design fundamentals
Frequency reuse, channel assignment strategies, handoff
Interference and System capacity
Mobile radio propagation; multipath fading, Rayleigh and Ricean distributions
Modulation techniques for mobile radio
Equalization, diversity and channel coding
Multiple access techniques
Wireless systems and standards
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Project Assignments; Seminar and Paper||Seminar (15 min) and Paper (7500 words)||20||N||Individual|
|Mid-term quiz||1 hour||20||N||Individual|
|Final Examination||3 hours||60||N||Individual|
Parramatta City - Macquarie St
Subject Contact Ranjith Liyanapathirana Opens in new window