Course Number
Primary Program
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Mode of Study

In this course, students examine fundamental concepts of mobile cellular communications and specifics of current and proposed US cellular systems. Topics include frequency reuse; call processing; propagation loss; multipath fading and methods of reducing fades; error correction requirements and techniques; modulation methods; FDMA, TDMA, and CDMA techniques; microcell issues; mobile satellite systems; GSM, cdmaOne, GPRS, EDGE, cdma2000, W-CDMA, LTE and candidate 5G waveforms.

Course Prerequisite(s)

EN.525.614 Probability and Stochastic Processes for Engineers or equivalent and EN.525.616 Communication Systems Engineering.