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ECE (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
420
006030
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Wireless Communication Systems
Wireless Com Sys
College of Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering (14ECE)
Term Offering
Fall and Spring
Offered Every Year
Fall 2017
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)

Grading Method
Graded with S/U option
3
16
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3.0
Course Attribute(s)


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Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Huaiyu Dai
Professor

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture2020NoN/A
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Prerequisite: ECE 402
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
14EEBSElectrical EngineeringElective
14CPBSComputer EngineeringElective
A study of applications of communication theory and signal processing to wireless systems. Topics include an introduction to information theory and coding, basics and channel models for wireless communications, and some important wireless communication techniques including spread-spectrum and OFDM. MATLAB exercises expose students to engineering considerations.

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College(s)Contact NameStatement Summary
College of Engineering
The course is taught through regular lectures. No special resource is needed.

Students use a broad selection of skills, such as mathematics, programming, and system theory to analyze and design components of wireless communications systems.


Student Learning Outcomes

1. Calculate entropy and mutual information

2. Determine channel capacity for some typical channels, including simple discrete memoryless channels and Band-limited Gaussian channels

3. Determine and apply common wireless modeling in practice

4. Conduct simple analysis on OFDM and spread-spectrum systems


5. Design efficient source coding through the application of Huffman source coding algorithm


6.  Use MATLAB programs based on statements of performance objectives.


7. Discuss state-of-the-art and next generation wireless technologies and their economic, environmental and societal aspects.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Attendance10N/A
Homework208 assignments
Test20Test 1
Test20Test 2
Final Exam30Final Exam
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
see syllabus

mjescuti (Wed, 01 Mar 2017 20:42:40 GMT): Minor corrections
dwparish (Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:28:57 GMT): Rollback: As discussed in the CCC meeting on Thursday.
mjescuti (Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:15:16 GMT): corrected learning outcomes in syllabus
aeherget (Mon, 17 Apr 2017 17:05:36 GMT): AECHH: Uploading updated syllabus at instructor's request via email 4/17/2017.
aeherget (Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:48:28 GMT): AECHH: Uploading updated syllabus at instructor's request via email 4/27/2017.
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