Satellite & Mobile Communications Syllabus
Periods/week : 3 Periods . Ses. : 30 Exam : 70 Examination (Practical): 3hrs. Credits: 4
Principles of satellite communications: Evolution and growth of communication satellites,synchronous satellites, satellite frequency allocation and band spectrum, general and technical characteristics of satellite communication systems, advantage of satellite communication systems, active and passive satellites, advent of digital satellite communications.
Communication satellite link design: Introduction, General link design Equations, SystemNoise temperature, C/N and G/T ratio. Atmospheric and Ionospheric effects on link design, Uplinkdesign, complete link design, interference effects on complete link design, earth stationparameters.
Multiple Access Techniques: Introduction, TDMA, TDMA frame structure, TDMA Burststructure, TDMA frame efficiency, TDMA super frame. CDMA.
Satellite Subsystems and Global Mobile Satellite systems: Introduction, Electric powersupply, attitude and orbit control, propulsion subsystem, repeaters, antenna systems, TTCsubsystems, thermal control subsystems, structure subsystem, Reliability of satellite subsystems.IRIDIUM-System. The GlobalStar system, Teledesic system.
Cellular, Mobile and Personal communications: Introduction, Cellular concept and its initial implementation, Digital cellular mobile systems.
1. Satellite communications
— Dr. D.C Agarwal
2. Mobile and personal communication systems and services
1. Mobile Cellular Telecommunications