COURSE SUMMARY
Course Title: 
Wireless Communication
Course Code: 
15ECE359
Year Taught: 
2015
Type: 
Elective
Degree: 
Undergraduate (UG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campus: 
Bengaluru
Chennai
Coimbatore
Amritapuri

'Wireless Communication' 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 wireless communications - Large scale path loss - Free space propagation model - Two ray model - Practical link budget design – Outdoor and indoor propagation models. Small scale multi path propagation - Impulse response model of a multi path channel - Parameters of mobile multi path channels - Types of small scale fading.

Unit 2

Rayleigh and Rician distributions – Statistical models for multipath fading channels – Theory of multipath shaping factors - Equalization - Linear - Decision feedback - Adaptive equalizers - Training and tracking. Diversity – Receiver diversity – Transmitter diversity.

Unit 3

Capacity of wireless channels – Capacity in AWGN – Flat fading channels – Frequency selective channels – Time invariant and variant channels - Performance of digital modulations over wireless channels – AWGN and Fading channels.

TEXTBOOKS

  1. Andrea Goldmith, “Wireless Communication”, Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  2. T.S. Rappaport, “Wireless Communication, Principles and Practice”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2002.

REFERENCES

  1. William C Y Lee, “Wireless and Cellular Communications”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Limited, Third Edition, 2006.
  2. KamiloFeher, “Wireless Digital Communications”, Prentice Hall India Private Limited, 2004.