Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x3 hour lecture per week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||4-year Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Credit may not be obatined for both
ELEN90013 Mobile and Wireless Networks and Design and (431-633) Mobile and Wireless Networks
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorDr Paul Fitzpatrick
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides the fundamentals of mobile and wireless network design. In particular it includes the following topics: |
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students should have developed the skills and knowledge required to understand the fundamentals of the design and evaluation of mobile and wireless networks and to be able to solve technical problems in the following areas: |
The student should be able to perform a basic design of a wireless system for both coverage and capacity for given performance targets. They should also be able to evaluate the coverage, capacity and or performance of a wireless system.
|Assessment:||• Formally supervised written examination – 3 hours 70% (end of semester). This final exam is a hurdle. To pass the subject students must pass t the final examination |
• A Project equivalent to 3000 words 30%.
Reading:H. Holma and A. Toskala, WCDMA for UMTS – HSDPA Evolution and LTE, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 4th Ed., 2007
E. Dahlman, S. Parkvall, J Skold and P. Bemming, “3G Evolution HSDPA and LTE for Mobile Broadband”, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2nd Ed., 2008
H. Holma and A. Toskala, WCDMA for UMTS, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 3rd Ed., 2005
H.Holma and A. Toskala, HSDPA/HSUPA for UMTS, J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 2006
T.S. Rappaport, Wireless Communications: Principals and Practice, 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002
L. Kleinrock, Queuing Systems: Volume 1 - Theory, John Wiley & Sons New York, 1975
W.C. Jakes, Microwave Mobile Communications, Wiley-Interscience, 1974
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject, the students should have developed:
• Problem solving and analytical skills,
Master of Telecommunications Engineering |
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering
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