19D031SMR - Mobile Communications Systems

Course specification
Course title Mobile Communications Systems
Acronym 19D031SMR
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition none
      The goal Considering problems of organization and implementation of mobile radio systems. The candidate needs to master the principles of the design and optimisation of modern mobile radio systems.
      The outcome After completing the course, student should know - to analyze the problem in a radio system, - to find and analyze existing solutions, and - to apply modern statistical methods and/or optimisation procedures to solve the problem.
      Contents of lectures Radio network architectures. Design and optimisation of radio network. Mobility management. Security aspects - authentication and ciphering. Core network architecture, design and dimensioning. Managing QoS. Radio system monitoring and control. Distributed and centralized network management. Implementation of services. Accounting and billing.
      Contents of exercises theoretical and practical independent research work
      1. ETSI GSM recommendations.
      2. 3GPP specifications.
      3. IETF RFCs.
      4. IEEE technical literature,
      5. Training documentation of leading manufacturers ( Ericsson, Nokia Siemens Networks, Huawei, Alcatel)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Mentor approach.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 0 Test paper
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 30
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 70