Syllabus of GTU Wireless Communication 7th Sem EC

Syllabus of GTU Wireless Communication 7th Sem EC


Electronics & Communication Engineering



Subject Name: Wireless Communication

Subject Code: 171004


1. Introduction to Wireless Communication System:

Evolution of mobile communications, Mobile Radio System around the

world, Types of Wireless communication System, Comparison of Common

wireless system, Trend in Cellular radio and personal communication.

Second generation Cellular Networks, Third Generation (3G) Wireless

Networks , Wireless Local Loop(WLL), Wireless Local Area

network(WLAN), Bluetooth and Personal Area Networks


2. The Cellular Concept- System Design Fundamentals:

Cellular system, Hexagonal geometry cell and concept of frequency reuse,

Channel Assignment Strategies Distance to frequency reuse ratio,

Channel & co-channel interference reduction factor, S/I ratio consideration

and calculation for Minimum Co-channel and adjacent interference,

Handoff Strategies, Umbrella Cell Concept, Trunking and Grade of

Service, Improving Coverage & Capacity in Cellular System-cell splitting,

Cell sectorization , Repeaters, Micro cell zone concept, Channel antenna

system design considerations.


3. Mobile Radio Propagation Model, Small Scale Fading and diversity:

Large scale path loss:-Free Space Propagation loss equation, Path-loss of

NLOS and LOS systems, Reflection, Ray ground reflection model,

Diffraction, Scattering, Link budget design, Max. Distance Coverage

formula, Empirical formula for path loss, Indoor and outdoor propagation

models, Small scale multipath propagation, Impulse model for multipath

channel, Delay spread, Feher’s delay spread, upper bound Small scale,

Multipath Measurement parameters of multipath channels, Types of small

scale Fading, Rayleigh and rician distribution, Statistical for models

multipath fading channels and diversity techniques in brief.


4. Multiple Access Techniques:

Introduction, Comparisons of multiple Access Strategies TDMA,CDMA,

FDMA, OFDM , CSMA Protocols


5. Wireless Systems:

GSM system architecture, Radio interface, Protocols, Localization and

calling, Handover, Authentication and security in GSM, GSM speech

coding, Concept of spread spectrum, Architecture of IS-95 CDMA system,

Air interface, CDMA forward channels, CDMA reverse channels, Soft

handoff, CDMA features, Power control in CDMA, Performance of CDMA

System, RAKE Receiver, CDMA2000 cellular technology, GPRS system



6. Recent trends:

Introduction to Wi-Fi, WiMAX, ZigBee Networks, Software Defined Radio,

UWB Radio, Wireless Adhoc Network and Mobile Portability, Security

issues and challenges in a Wireless network.


Text Book:

1. “Wireless Communication”, Theodore S. Rappaport, Prentice hall


Reference Books:

1. “Wireless Communications and Networking “,Vijay Garg, Elsevier

2. ‘Wireless digital communication’, Kamilo Feher, PHI

3. “Mobile Communications Engineering”, William C. Y. Lee, Mc Graw Hill Publications

4. Mobile and personal Communication system and services by Rajpandya, IEEE press (PHI).

5. Wireless Communications-T.L.Singh-TMH

6. Adhoc Mobile Wireless network, C.K.Toh Pearson

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