ETM 644 Wireless Networking and Systems

(3-0-3) This course will review the area of system/network design, cellular concepts, resource management, radio management, radio channel propagation fundamentals, modulation, fading countermeasure, diversity, coding, spread spectrum, and multiple access techniques. Although the main focus of this course is on wireless networking with an emphasis on layers 2 and 3 of the OSI reference model, it will also focus on the design, performance analysis and protocols of wireless networking standards. Other topics covered include wireless networking, digital cellular, next generation PCS, wireless LANs, wireless ATM and mobile IP.