WIRELESS NETWORK ENGINEERING

CSE3WSX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject covers the fundamentals of wireless transmission. Students will study various physical layer issues and impairments, and challenges in wireless communication compared with wired communication. In depth analysis will be carried out on CSMA/CA standards; WEP and Dynamic WEP standards and the processes involved for maintaining privacy and confidentiality in wireless network. A brief introduction will be given to Bluetooth and WiMAX technologies.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO or SBACTO and have passed CSE2NFX and CSE2CNX

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsWireless Communication Networks and Systems, Global EditionPrescribedBeard C., Stallings W. 2015Pearson
ReadingsWireless network engineeringRecommendedDidasko Digital,2018Didasko

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Evaluate different wireless communication characteristics in wireless networks.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook. Online modules and webinars on wireless communication and propagation and impairments. Self- checking open-ended questions to support the activities

02. Evaluate and apply appropriate wireless techniques using different wireless network applications to address impairments in wireless communication.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook. Online modules and webinars on techniques for addressing the impairments in wireless communication. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

03. Implement a high density wireless network design.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook. Online modules and webinars on wireless network design. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

04. Critically evaluate the interface between the physical and the higher layers of the wireless networks protocol stack.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook. Online modules and webinars on protocol stack in a wireless system. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

05. Implement a wireless local area network and examine the security issues in the wireless networks.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook. Online modules and webinars on implementation of IEEE802.11 in a wireless local area network and security issues. Knowledge assessed via online quizzes and self-paced online problems

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSomnath Ghosh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSomnath Ghosh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSomnath Ghosh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online test (30 minutes) (equivalent to 500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions on wireless communication.15 01
Assignment on wireless network design (equivalent to 1000 words)A scenario-based report on wireless network design.20 02, 03
A scenario-based practical report on wireless network (equivalent to 1500 words)A practical scenario-based report on wireless ethernet network.35 04, 05
Online test (90 minutes) (equivalent to 1500 words)Multiple-choice and/or short answer questions test that covers the theoretical knowledge on wireless techniques, wireless networks protocol stack and wireless security.30 02, 04, 05