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ELEC 464 Wireless Communications

ELEC 464  Wireless Communications  Units: 3.00  

Fundamental principles and practice of current wireless communications systems and technologies. Historical context, the wireless channel including path loss, shadowing, fading, and system modes in use. Capacity limitations on transmission rate, transmission of data by signaling over wireless channels via digital modulation, optimum receivers, countermeasures to fading and interference via diversity and equalization, multiple user systems including multiple access FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, FDMA/TDMA, uplink and downlink; capacity and power control, design of cellular networks. Selected standards and emerging trends are also surveyed.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0)

Requirements: Prerequisites: ELEC 324 or MREN 223 and ELEC 326 Corequisites: Exclusions:  
Offering Term: W  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 18  
Engineering Design 18  
Offering Faculty: Smith Engineering  

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