Cellular And Mobile Communications Syllabus
Periods/week : 3 Periods & 1 Tut /week. Ses. : 30 Exam : 70
Examination (Practical): 3hrs. Credits: 4
Introduction to Cellular Mobile Systems:
A basic Cellular System, Performance Criteria, Uniqueness of Mobile Radio Environment, Operation of Cellular Systems, Planning and Cellular Systems, Analog & Digital Cellular Systems.
Elements of Cellular Radio System Design:
General description of the problem, Concept of Frequency Channels, Co-channel interference Reduction factor, Desired C/I from a normal case in an Omni-directional Antenna system, Cell splitting, consideration of the components of Cellular Systems.
Introduction to Co-channel interference, Real time Co-channel interference, Co-channel measurement, Design of Antenna system, Antenna parameters and their effects, Diversity Receiver, Non Co-channel interference – different types.
Cell Coverage for Signal and Traffic:
General introduction, Obtaining the Mobile Point – to – Point model, Propagation over water or flat open area, Foliage loss, Propagation in near in distance, Long distance Propagation, Point – to – Point predication model – characteristics, Cell site, Antenna heights and signal coverage cells, Mobile – to – Mobile Propagation.
Cell Size Antennas and Mobile Antennas:
Characteristics, Antennas at Cell site, Mobile Antennas.
Frequency Management and Channel Assignment:
Frequency management, Fixed Channels assignment, Non Fixed Channel assignment, Traffic and Channel Assignment.
Hand Off, Dropped Calls:
Why Hand-Off, Types of Hand-Off and their characteristics, Dropped call rates and their evaluation.
Parameters, Coverage hole filter, Leaky feeders, Cell Splitting and small cells, Narrow Beam concept.
Cellular and Mobile Communications by Lee, McGraw Hill.
Wireless Digital Communication by Dr. Kamilo Feher, PHI.