TELECOMMUNICATION DESIGN

ELE5001

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

You will learn the key principles and technologies for mobile wireless standards. The economic aspects of telecommunication systems will also be covered. You learn the process of planning and design of cellular mobile radio base station networks. You will 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, you will be able to use a cellular planning software tool for planning, design and operation of cellular mobile radio base station networks.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDennis Deng

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLearning activities include lectures, student consultations and labs which include project work. Main technical contents of the subject are explained in the lectures. Some challenging topics are elaborated and strengthened in practical classes through problem-solving exercises. System analysis and design are practised in labs and project through specific lab tasks.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Lecture notes, laboratory instructions and tutorials

Resource TypeOther resource

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Year2020

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Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorTheodore S. Rappaport

Year1996

Edition/VolumeIEEE

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An introduction to LTE: LTE, LTE-Advanced, SAE and 4G mobile communications

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorChristopher Cox

Year2014

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PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd

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LTE, WiMAX and WLAN Network Design, Optimization and Performance Analysis

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd

Year2011

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of key principles and technologies of modern wireless standards.
02. Analyse and design the technical parameters of cellular base station.
03. Apply the cell planning process to design a network of base stations.
04. Simulate RF coverage characteristics of base stations.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Deng

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

PracticalWeek: 11 - 22
One 3.00 hours practical per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

4 online quizzes (equivalent to 3000 words total)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2

Laboratory reports (equivalent to 1000  words total)

N/AReportGroupNo20 SILO3, SILO4

Equivalent to 1000  words total

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4