Wireless Communications (EE 413)

2020 Fall
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Electronics Engineering(EE)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Mehmet Keskinöz -keskinoz@sabanciuniv.edu,
English
Undergraduate
TE304 EE314
Formal lecture,Interactive lecture
Discussion based learning,Simulation
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CONTENT

The cellular concept, channel assignment strategies, frequency reuse, handoff strategies, interference and system capacity, mobile radio propagation: large-scale path loss, small-scale fading and multipath, modulation techniques for mobile radio, diversity combining techniques, multiple access techniques for wireless communications.

OBJECTIVE

Introduction to wireless communication systems, channel characterization, modulation and demodulation, diversity techniques, power control, cellular communications

LEARNING OUTCOME

Upon successful completion of Wireless Communications, students are expected
to:
Characterize and model wireless communication channel

Describe modulation and detection of data for fading channels
Describe diversity techniques for fading channels
Describe the capacity of the wireless channel
Describe power allocation methods under fading
Simulate a basic digital data transmission over fading channels using MATLAB.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES


1. Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 4

2. Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 2

3. Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 3

4. Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5

5. Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5


1. Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 5

2. Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 4

3. Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 4

4. Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 1

5. Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 2

6. Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 1

7. Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 1


1. Use mathematics (including derivative and integral calculations, probability and statistics, differential equations, linear algebra, complex variables and discrete mathematics), basic sciences, computer and programming, and electronics engineering knowledge to (a) Design and analyze complex electronic circuits, instruments, software and electronics systems with hardware/software. or (b) Design and analyze communication networks and systems, signal processing algorithms or software


1. Applying fundamental and advanced knowledge of natural sciences as well as engineering principles to develop and design new materials and establish the relation between internal structure and physical properties using experimental, computational and theoretical tools. 4

2. Merging the existing knowledge on physical properties, design limits and fabrication methods in materials selection for a particular application or to resolve material performance related problems. 1

3. Predicting and understanding the behavior of a material under use in a specific environment knowing the internal structure or vice versa. 1


1. Design, implement, test, and evaluate a computer system, component, or algorithm to meet desired needs and to solve a computational problem. 4

2. Demonstrate knowledge of discrete mathematics and data structures. 2

3. Demonstrate knowledge of probability and statistics, including applications appropriate to computer science and engineering. 5

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 30
Midterm 30
Individual Project 30
Homework 10

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

Wireless Communications by Andrea Goldsmith, Cambridge University Press, 2005.