EC731 Wireless Communication & Networks

Course Name: 

EC731 Wireless Communications & Networks

Programme: 

M.Tech (CE)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(4-0-0)4

Content: 

Introduction to Wireless Communication Systems, Channel Modeling- Pathloss, large-scale fading, small-scale fading; Power budget of mobile links - Doppler spread and coherent time, delay spread and coherent bandwidth; flat fading and frequency selective fading. Digital Modulation and its various aspects, Channel Coding- forward error correction (FEC) coding, Network Architectures, Medium Access Schemes, Communication Protocol Layers, Routing Strategies, Network Reliability, Congestion Issues, Advanced Topics in Wireless ResearchMANETs, Sensor Networks, Cellular Network Concepts, SDN, Existing Wireless Systems –GSM and its evolution.

References: 

A. Goldsmith, Wireless Communications, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
T. S. Rappaport, Wireless Communications Principles and Practice (2nd edition) Pearson, 2010.
Haykin & Moher, Modern Wireless Communications Indian Edition, Pearson, 2011.
James F.Kurose, Computer Networking: A Top own Approach, 5th Ed., Pearson, 2012
A. Kumar, D. Manjunath and Joy Kuri, Communication Networking: An Analytical Approach, Morgan Kauffmann, 2004.

Department: 

Electronics and Communication Engineering(ECE)
 

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Dr. T. Laxminidhi,  Professor and Head, 
Department of E&C, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar,
Mangalore - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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