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Course Name Cellular and Mobile Communication System
Course Code 15ECE345
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


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

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