EEE8101 : Mobile and Cellular Communications (MEng)
- Offered for Year: 2019/20
- Module Leader(s): Dr Paul Haigh
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To advance the students' general knowledge of current data communication technology with emphasis on cellular systems and multiple access methods
Outline Of Syllabus
Elements of mobile and cellular communication networks, frequency reuse, network planning, cell sectorisation, hand-over, commercial aspects.
Multiple access methods: Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA), Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA), Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA), Space Division Multiple Access (SDMA).
Third generation systems (3G): Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), Terrestrial Radio Access, spectrum allocation, TD-SCDMA, HSDPA, WLAN integration, 64-QAM, Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO).
Fourth generation systems (4G, 4.5G), Long-Term Evolution (LTE) systems, features, LTE-TDD and LTE-FDD, precoding, forward error correction schemes, MIMO diversity, Hybrid OFDMA and SC-FDMA in uplink, frame and receiver structures.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||24||0:30||12:00||Revision for final exam|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||2:00||2:00||Final exam|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||12||2:00||24:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||62:00||62:00||Reviewing lecture notes; general reading|
Jointly Taught With
|EEE8002||Advanced Mobile and Cellular Communications|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide the core materials while private study enhances students' understanding through analysing and solving cellular mobile system problems.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The formal examination provides the students with the opportunity to apply and demonstrate their understanding, analysis and synthesis skills to novel situations.