Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
Wireless networks
1st degree and Bachelor-level of the Bologna process in Electronic And Computer Engineering - Vercelli
Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Visintin Monica ORARIO RICEVIMENTO AC ING-INF/03 50 0 0 0 3
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-INF/03 5 B - Caratterizzanti Ingegneria delle telecomunicazioni
Objectives of the course
The course aims at providing the basic knowledge of wireless telecommunication systems for telephony and data services.
Expected skills
The student will be able to use the technical language used to describe telecommunication systems and he/she will be able to identify the system which better fits a given application.
Basic knowledge of telecommunication networks. A summary of the fundamentals will be given at the beginning of the course.
Basic notions of telecommunication networks.
Cellular networks principles.
The radio channel.
The GSM system: architecture, time organization, physical layer, physical and logical channels, examples of procedures.
Evolution of the GSM system: EDGE, HSCSD.
The GPRS system: architecture, protocols, physical layer, RLC/MAC layer.
The UMTS system.
Voice coders.
Wireless local area networks: the IEEE 802.11 protocol.
Laboratories and/or exercises
No laboratories. No practice classes.
'h O. Bertazioli, L. Favalli, ¡§GSM -GPRS¡¨,Hoepli ed.
'h Standard GSM e UMTS (on-line) www.etsi.com
'h Slides of the lectures
Revisions / Exam
Oral exam.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10

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