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Indian Institute of Technology Madras

Introduction to Wireless and Cellular Communications

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and NPTEL via Swayam

Overview

An in-depth understanding of the wireless channel and the related impairments (multipath, fading), small-scale and large-scale propagation effects ,Understanding of the design of cellular systems,Detailed discussion of Multiple Access (TDMA/CDMA/OFDM), Antenna diversity, MIMO, Wireless Channel Capacity, Computer simulations of wireless systems,Exposure to current and emerging wireless and cellular systems (LTE, 802.11)

INTENDED AUDIENCE: B.E. / B.Tech/ M.E./ M.Tech/ Ph.D. students who have completed digital communications
PRE-REQUISITES : Analog and Digital Communications, Digital Signal Processing
INDUSTRY SUPPORT : All wireless and cellular companies such as Qualcomm, Ericsson, Tejas, Samsung, Sasken, Intel, Texas Instruments,Motorola, Ittiam, Aruba, MoJo Networks.

Syllabus

COURSE LAYOUT

Week 1: Overview of Cellular Systems and evolution 2g/3G/4G/5GWeek 2: Cellular Concepts – Frequency reuse, Cochannel and Adjacent channel Interference, C/I, Handoff, Blocking, Erlang CapacityWeek 3: Wireless propagation Part 1 - Link budget, Free-space path loss, Noise figure of receiverWeek 4: Wireless propagation Part II - Multipath fading, Shadowing, Fading margin, Shadowing margin,Week 5: Antenna DiversityWeek 6: Wireless Channel CapacityWeek 7: MIMOWeek 8: CDMA Part IWeek 9: CDMA Part IIWeek 10: OFDM and LTE Part IWeek 11: OFDM and LTE Part IIWeek 12: Large Scale Propagation effects and Channel Models

Taught by

Prof.R. David Koilpillai

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