ele5tde telecommunications design




Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Students learn the key principles and technologies for mobile wireless standards. The economic aspects telecommunication systems will also be covered. Students learn the process of planning and design of cellular mobile radio base station networks. Students gain in-depth knowledge and practical approach in dimensioning base station cell sites, including antenna selection, radio coverage, and interference analysis. Upon successful completion of this subject, students will be able to use a cellular planning software tool for planning, design and operation of cellular mobile radio base station networks.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Tay

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ELE5BDC


Incompatible subjects ELE5TSD

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge on key principles and technologies of modern wireless standards.

Class test

02. Analyse and design the technical parameters of cellular base station

Laboratories, class test

03. Simulate RF coverage characteristics of base stations

Laboratories, project

04. Apply the cell planning process to design a network of base stations.


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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Tay

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation
One 1.0 hours supervisor consultation every two weeks and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory ClassWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
one 4000-word project report and demonstration of work5002, 03, 04
3 class tests4001, 02
Laboratories completion1003