13E033TS - Telecommunication systems

Course specification
Course title Telecommunication systems
Acronym 13E033TS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition None
The goal Defining the design procedures of different wireless networks. Analysing the protocols for mobility management.
The outcome Students should understand the organisation of different wireless networks. Also, they should be able to carry out all phases of design procedure.
URL to the subject page
Contents of lectures Cables. Transmission media.Broadcasting systems: audio and TV. Satellite Systems. Different video broadcasting/multicasting systems. Frequency bands. Frequency planning and frequency assignment and allocations. Fiber Optic Transmission Systems. Wavelength division multiplexing. GPON.System impairments and performance measures. Link budget. Pricing in telecommunications.Technical concepts of WLAN, mesh, 3GPP and sensor networks. MIPv4, MIPv6 and micromobility protocols. VSAT. xDSL.
Contents of exercises Configuration and analysis of WLANs.
  1. IEEE recommendations
  2. ITU-T G.983, G.984, G.987. GPON.
  3. Martin Cave, Chris Doyle and William Webb, Essentials of Modern Spectrum Management, Cambridge University Press 2007.
  4. J. Chen, T. Zhang, "IP-Based Next-Generation Wireless Networks", John Wiley, 2004.
  5. Costas Courcoubetis, Richard Weber, Pricing Communication Networks - Economics, Technology and Modelling, Wiley Interscience Series, 2003.
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures and exercises are held by using PowerPoint presentations and blackboard. Laboratory work consists of demonstrations and individual student exercises.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 70
Practical lessons 30 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 0