Cleveland State University

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

EEC 654 MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS

 

Spring 2008

 

PREREQUISITE: EEC 651 Digital Communications

TEXTBOOK:       Jon W. Mark and Weihua Zhuang “Wireless Communications and Networking”, Prentice Hall, 2003.

 

REFERENCE:            

1.      Philip A. Bello, “Characterization of randomly time-variant linear channels,” IEEE Transactions on Communication Systems, vol. 11, pp. 360-393, Dec. 1963.

2.      J. D. Parsons, The mobile radio propagation channel, McGraw-Hill, 1992 or John Wiley, 2000 (2e).

3.      John G. Proakis, Digital Communications, McGraw-Hill, 1995 (3e).

4.      Theodore S. Rappaport, Wireless communications: principles and practice, Prentice Hall PTR, 1996 or 2001 (2e).

5.      Gordon L. Stüber, Principles of mobile communication, Kluwer Academic, 1996 or 2001 (2e).

6.      Richard D. J. van Nee and Ramjee Prasad, OFDM for wireless multimedia communications, Artech House, 2000.

7.      Fuqin Xiong, Digital Modulation Techniques, Artech House, 2000.

 

 

 

INSTRUCTOR:    Dr. Fuqin Xiong, Professor, Office: SH 331, Telephone: 687-2127

Email: f.xiong@csuohio.edu

 

OFFICE HOURS: T.Th. 2:00-4:00 P.M. or by appointment.

 

GOALS:          Mobile radio propagation models, large-scale path loss, small-scale fading, multipath, modulation techniques for mobile radio, equalization, diversity, cellular mobile communication concepts and system design fundamentals, multiple access, mobility management, wireless networking, wireless/wireline interworking, wireless systems and standards.

 

GRADING POLICY: Midterm I 30%, Midterm II 30%, Final Exam 30%, Homework 10%

 

REMARKS:    Students are expected to read the text before and after lectures.

Homework will be assigned and graded and answers will be provided later.


 

COURSE OUTLINE

 

Lecture                   

       Topics                    

      Chapter

1         

Overview of wireless communications

1

2,3,4,5,6

Characterization of the wireless channel

2

7,8,9

Modulations for wireless channel

3

10

Review

 

 

 

 

Feb. 19, Tuesday

Midterm I

 

 

 

 

11,12,13

Receiver techniques

4

14,15

Fundamentals of Cellular Communications

5

16,17,18,19

Multiple access technology

6

20

Review

 

 

 

 

April 3, Thursday

Midterm II

 

 

 

 

21,22,23

Mobility management in wireless networks

7

24,25,26

Wireless/wireline networking

8

 

 

 

Tuesday May 6, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Final Exam