Syllabus academic year 2010/2011
(Created 2010-07-25.)
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. ETSN01 overlaps following cours/es: ETS190. Compulsory for: MWIR1. Optional for: C4, C4ks, D4, D4ks, E3, E3ks, I4pvs. Course coordinator: Professor Ulf Körner,, Electrical and Information Technology. Recommended prerequisits: Basic knowledge in communication systems corresponding to ETS052 Computer Communication or ETS150 Data Communication. Assessment: The course assessment is divided in two sections, a written exam and a project assignment. The grade of the course is based on the written exam, and can be improved by strong performance in the project. Parts: 2. Home page:

The course gives a deep understanding and solid knowledge about the design of advanced systems for wireless communication, regarding both public systems (GSM, W-CDMA, LTE) and wireless local networks (WLAN, Bluetooth, Ad-Hoc, and mesh networks). The students also get hands-on experience of implementing services in a mobile terminal.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The course gives a deep understanding of principles and technologies that are the foundation of mobile communication systems. The course covers both public systems (GSM, W-CDMA, LTE) and technologies for wireless local networks (WLAN, Ad-Hoc, and mesh networks). The course also gives an understanding of how these systems integrate more and more, advantages and disadvantages as well as problems and their solutions in connection with this integration.

The course is divided into two sections:

More in detail the course covers the following subjects:

Schiller, J. Mobile Communications, 2nd edition. Addison-Wesley 2003. ISBN: 0-321-12381-6.
Journal papers.


Code: 0111. Name: Examination.
Higher education credits: 5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written exam.

Code: 0211. Name: Project.
Higher education credits: 2,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Accepted project. Contents: Implementing services in mobile terminals.