Syllabus academic year 2009/2010
(Created 2009-08-11.)

Higher education credits: 6. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in English. Compulsory for: MWIR1. Optional for: C4, C4ks, D4, D4ks, E4, E4ks, MSOC2. Course coordinator: Fredrik Tufvesson,, Inst för elektro- och informationsteknik. Recommended prerequisits: ETI031 Radio, ETT051 Digital Communications. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 8. Assessment: Exam (oral or written, 5 hours) and approved assignment reports. The performance assessment is based on the exam, which might be oral or written. To pass the course the assignment reports also have to be approved. The two assignments are to be solved in pairs of two students as independent work. These assignments include planning of measurements, performing the measurements, analysing the data and writing a report. Submission of all assignments is a requirement for participation in the exam. Home page:

The aim is to give a comprehensive view of the properties of the wireless channel. This includes an understanding of the underlying physical propagation mechanisms, measurements of channel properties and methods for modelling these.

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 connects different areas of knowledge within, e.g., radio, digital communication, probability theory, stochastic processes, wave propagation and mathematics. The course covers the following topics:

Molisch A F: Wireless Communications. Wiley/IEEE Press 2005. ISBN:0-470-84888-X