[ MEMWFVOMOFT ] VL Mobile Communications

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3 ECTS M2 - Master's programme 2. year Mechatronics Andreas Springer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Master's programme Mechatronics 2015W
Objectives - Understanding the mobile radio channel and its consequences on mobile communication systems
- Overwiew about current cellular mobile radio systems
- Basic knowledge about speech coding
- Understanding the issues of RF front-ends for mobile radio systems
Subject - Introduction
- The Mobile Radio Channel

  • Properties
  • Multipath Propagation
  • Fading
  • Doppler-Spectrum
  • Modeling Broadband Mobile Radio Channels

- Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)

  • System Architecture
  • Services
  • PhysiCal Layer
  • Security Features

- Speec Coding

  • Waveform Coding
  • Vocoder-Principle

- Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)

  • System Architecture
  • UTRA FDD Mode
  • HSPA

- RF-Systeme for Mobile Communications
- Long Term Evolution (LTE)
- Multiantenna-Systems

  • Kapacity of Mobil Radio Channels
  • Diversity at the Receiver and Transmitter
  • Channels with Multiple In- and Outputs (MIMO)
Criteria for evaluation Oral examination
Language German, if desired English
Study material Lecture notes A. Goldsmith, Wireless Communications, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2005
Changing subject? No
Further information none
On-site course
Maximum number of participants -
Assignment procedure Assignment according to sequence