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Course Detail

Course Name Wireless Communication
Course Code 15ECE359
Program B. Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


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.

Text Books

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


  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.

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