Course Schedule
 
Latest update 11. marts 2009 by  TG

( TO BE MODIFIED ! )

The place and time for lessons are:
friday from 08:00 to 12:00 in room 424 at IHA

The network-laboratory (room 610 at IHA) is used for practicing.
As an alternative: room 422a.

Week

Day

Place

Content

Litterature

Problems to solve

1/5

friday

424
 

Introduction.
Presentation
Goal
Course schedule


Antennas and Propagation.
Antennas.
Propagation Modes.
Line-of-Sight Transmission.
Fading in the Mobile Environment.
Problem solving ..............................






Stallings, chapter 5




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chapter 5,
problem
2, 5, 9, 10, 11, 14 and 17
(delivery: tuesday - by email)

2/6

friday

 

424

Signal Encoding Techniques.
Signal Encoding Criteria.
Digital Data, Analog Signals. Analog Data, Analog Signals. Analog Data, Digital Signals.

Spread Spectrum.
The Concept of Spread Spectrum. Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum.
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum. Code-Division Multiple Access. Generation of Spreading Sequences.
Problem solving..............................

Stallings, chapter 6





Stallings, chapter 7





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chapter 6,
problem
4, 9 and 10
(delivery: tuesday - by email)


chapter 7,
problem
2, 3, 6 and 7
(delivery:
tuesday - by email)

3/7

friday

 

424

Coding and Error Control.
Error Detection.
Block Error Correction Codes.
Convolutional Codes.
Automatic Repeat Request.

Cellular Wireless Networks.
Principles of Cellular Networks.
First Generation Analog.
Problem solving..............................

Stallings, chapter 8





Stallings, chapter 10


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chapter 8,
problem
5, 9, 14, 20 and 21
(delivery: tuesday - by email)

4/8

friday

 

424




 

Cellular Wireless Networks.
Second Generation TDMA (GSM).
Second Generation CDMA.
Third Generation Systems.(CDMA, UMTS, HSDPA)

GPRS
theory

Mobile IP.
Mobile IP.

Stallings, chapter 10 +
Notes, Articles





GPRS Application Note 1377


Stallings, chapter 12

(until p. 373)

 





 

5/9

friday












individual
 

424












422a

Wireless LAN Technology.
Overview.
Infrared LANs.
Spread Spectrum LANs. Narrowband Microwave LANs.


IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard.

IEEE 802 Protocol Architecture. IEEE 802.11 Architecture and Services.
IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control.
IEEE 802.11 Physical Layer.
Other IEEE 802.11 Standards

Practice
(exercise 1 - GSM, GPRS, UMTS, HSPA)

Stallings, chapter 13





Stallings, chapter 14

 

6/10

friday

















individual

424

















610
 

Bluetooth.
Overview.
Radio Specifications. Baseband Specification.
Link Manager Specification.
Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol.

Zigbee / IEEE 802.15.4
Overview.
Zigbee Network Features
Overview of IEEE 802.15.4 Frame Structures.
Zigbee Air Interface.
Zigbee Device Types.
Zigbee Profiles.
Zigbee Platform Solution Overview.

Practice
(exercise 2 - IEEE 802.11)

Stallings, chapter 15,
p. 463- p.501






Stallings, chapter 15,
p.501, 502, 507, 508


Craig: "
Zigbee: Wireless Control that_simply works"

Kinney: "ZigBee Technology: Wireless Control that simply works"


 


 

7/11

friday












individual
 

424












610

 

Z-Wave

TI-TNET summary
Final Evaluation

P
ractice
(exercise 3 - PAN: Bluetooth)

 

 

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Examination