Credit points: 15

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.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDennis Deng

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ELE3CMN or Admission into SMTNE


Incompatible subjects ELE5TDE

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, assignment

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

Laboratories, class test

03. Simulate RF coverage characteristics of base stations


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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2017, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Deng

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments% ILO*
3 class tests equivalent to 2500 words50 01, 02
laboratories equivelent to 1500 wordsVerbal comments are given during laboratory and tutorials as part of the formative feedback.30 01, 02, 03
assignments equivelent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03