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Course number and title: EE233B Wireless Communication Systems
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: Babak Daneshrad (
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Signals and Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week.
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week.
Course Assessment:
Homework: Several homework assignments.
Project Reports: 1 project.
Exams: 1 exam.
Grading Policy: Typically, 50% homework, 50% exam, 25% project, and 20% presentation.
Course Prerequisites: EE230B.
Catalog Description: Discussion of theory of physical layer and medium access design for wireless communications. Topics include wireless signal propagation and channel modeling, information theoretic studies of wireless models, performance analysis, single carrier and spread spectrum modulation for wireless systems, diversity techniques, multiple-access schemes.  
Textbook and any related course material:
T. S. Rappaport, Wireless Communications Principles and Practice, 2nd edition, Prentice Hall, NJ, 2002.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Wireless propagation.
Diversity in wireless systems.
Modulation and coding for wireless communications.
Case study (wireless cellular or Wireless LAN).
Advanced topics in wireless communications.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

:: Last modified: September 2007 by B. Daneshrad ::

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