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Course Detail

Course Name Wireless and Mobile Communication
Course Code 15CSE370
Program B. Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Introduction to wireless communications: Evolution of mobile radio communications, paging system, cordless telephone system, cellular telephone system, Modern wireless communication systems: 2G networks, 3G networks, Bluetooth and personal area networks.

Unit 2

Mobile radio propagation: large scale path loss – Free space propagation model, basic propagation mechanisms. Digital Cellular Transmission, Spread Spectrum Transmissions Local Area & Ad Hoc Networks: LAN Technologies: Evolution of Wireless LAN, IEEE802.11, Physical, Layer, MAC Sub-layer, routing algorithms. Adhoc networks: Characteristics – Performance issues. Overview to Wireless ATM, HYPERLAN, IEEE802.15 Wireless PAN, and Home RF.

Unit 3

Bluetooth Cellular concepts: Frequency reuse, channel assignment strategies, hand off strategies, interference and system capacity, improving coverage and capacity in cellular systems, routing in mobile hosts. Mobile IP – DHCP – Mobile transport layer – Indirect TCP – Snooping TCP – Transmission / time-out freezing – Selective retransmission –Transaction oriented TCP.

Text Books

  • Rappaport T. S., “Wireless Communication: Principles and Practice”, Second Edition, Pearson Education, 2009


  • Pahlavan K. and Krishnamurthy P., “Principles of Wireless Networks”, Prentice–Hall, 2006.
  • Stallings W., “Wireless communications and networks”, Pearson Education Limited, 2002.
  • Jochen S., “Mobile communications”, Pearson Education Limited, 2000.
  • Lee W. C. Y., “Wireless and Cellular Communications”, Third Edition, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, 2006.

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