COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Cellular and Mobile Communication System
Course Code: 
15ECE345
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Cellular and Mobile Communication System' is an elective course offered for the B. Tech. (Bachelor of Technology) in Electronics and Communication Engineering at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.

Unit 1

Introduction to cellular mobile systems - Basic Cellular System - Cellular communication infrastructure: Cells – Clusters - Cell Splitting - Frequency reuse concept and reuse distance calculation - Cellular system components - Operations of cellular systems – Handoff/Handover - Channel assignment - Fixed and dynamic - Cellular interferences: Co-Channel and adjacent channel and sectorization.

Unit 2

Channel Models: Properties of mobile radio channels - Intersymbol interference - Multipath and fading effects - Interleaving and diversity - Multiple access schemes (TDMA, FDMA, CDMA, SDMA) - Interuser interference - Traffic issues and cell capacity - Power control strategies - Channel assignment - Handoff

Unit 3

Introduction to modern cellular standards - 2G Architecture such as GSM and CDMA based - 2.5G - GPRS: GPRS and its features - GPRS network architecture - GPRS protocol architecture - GPRS backbone network - 3G standard details such as UMTS - Introduction to LTE.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Theodore S. Rappaport, “Wireless Communications Principles and Practice”, Second Edition, 2002.
  2. Gottapu Sasibhushana Rao, “Mobile Cellular Communication” Pearson Education, 2012.

REFERENCES

  1. Andrea Goldsmith, “Wireless Communications”, Cambridge University Press, First Edition, 2005
  2. William Stallings, “Wireless Communication and Networking”, PHI, 2003.