CE846 RF Transceiver System Design for Wireless Communication

Course Name: 

CE846 RF Transceiver System Design for Wireless Communication


M.Tech (CE)


Elective (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3 - 0 - 0) 3


An overview of wireless systems: Mobile communication systems, WLANs, Bluetooth, GPS, OFDM, MIMO, and UWB. Converge of system design. Sys tem design fundamentals: Linear systems and transformation, Non - linear system representation and analysis approaches, Noise and random processes: Noise Figure, Noise Temperature, Noise PSD, Narrowband noise representation. Elements of Digital Baseband Syst ems: Sampling theorem and sampling process, Jitter effect, pulse shaping and ISI, BER, SNR, CNR, EVM, eye diagram, scatter plot. Radio Architectures and Design Considerations: Super heterodyne architecture, Direct conversion (or Zero IF architecture), Low IF Architecture, Band - pass sampling radio architecture. Discuss merits and demerits. Receiver system analysis and design: Sensitivity, selectivity and Noise figure of receiver, Intermodulation characteristics, Single tone desensitization, Adjacent/Alternat e channel selectivity and blocking characteristics, Receiver dynamic range and AGC system, System design and performance evaluation, Examples Transmitter system analysis and design: Transmission power and spectrum, Modulation accuracy, Adjacent and Alterna te channel power, Noise emission calculation, Some important considerations in system design, Examples.


Qizheng Gu, “RF System Design of Transceivers for Wireless Communications”, First Edition, Springer Publication, 2005.
Kevin McClaning, “Wireless Receiver Design for Digital Communications”, Second Edition, SciTech Publications,2012.
Cornell Drentea, “Modern Communications Receiver Design and Technology”, First Edition, Artech House, 2010.
William F. Egan, “Practical RF System Design”, First edition, Wiley IEEE Press, 2003.

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Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
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