ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will focus on advanced radio-based communication systems including the study of mobile radio communication systems, the evolution of mobile communications from 1G to 4G networks and some radar system fundamentals. Students will learn important concepts in the design of radio networks including link budgets, propagation path losses, transmitter/receiver parameters, antenna theory and application. Concepts such as tele traffic, traffic distribution and management are also covered. The subject is heavily focused on practical communications engineering and include s a minor project which enables students to design, manufacture and test antenna systems. The unit also examines global challenges around frequency spectrum allocation and sustainable practice for communications systems .
SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Introduction to wireless and mobile systems
AuthorDharma P. Agrawal and Qing-An Zeng
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic
Laboratory ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2-hour examinationHurdle requirement: To pass the subject, a minimum 40% mark in the examination is mandatory.
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One major assignment (approx 500 words)
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8 x Labs (approx 200 words each)
Project (1000 words)
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