Module I (14 HOURS)
Introduction to Wireless Communication System: Evolution-wireless communication system Definitions-steps involved in making a cellular telephone call-Modern Wireless Communication Systems-2G-3G-4G
Module II (10 HOURS)
The Cellular Concept: Frequency Reuse-channel assignment strategies-handoff strategies-Interference and system capacityimproving coverage and capacity in cellular system-cell splitting-sectoring-repeaters for range extension-micro cell concept
Module III (12 HOURS)
Free space propagation models-ground reflection model-the basic propagation mechanisms-small scale multipath propagation-impulse response model of a multipath channel-parameters of mobile multipath channels-Types of small scale Fading.
Module IV (16 HOURS)
Spread spectrum and CDMA-Motivation- Direct sequence spread spectrum- Frequency Hopping systems- Time Hopping.- Anti-jamming- Pseudo Random (PN) sequence- Maximal length sequences- Gold sequences- Generation of PN sequences.- Diversity in DS-SS systems- Rake Receiver- Performance analysis. Spread Spectrum Multiple Access- CDMA SystemsInterference Analysis for Broadcast and Multiple Access Channels- Capacity of cellular CDMA networks- Reverse link power control- Hard and Soft hand off strategies.

Text Books:
1. T.S. Rappaport, “Wireless Communication, principles & practice”, PHI, 2001
2. Andrea Goldsmith, “Wireless Communications”, Cambridge University press.
3. Simon Haykin and Michael Moher, “ Modern Wireless Communications”, Person Education.
Reference Books:
1. G.L Stuber, “Principles of Mobile Communications”, 2nd edition, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
2. Kamilo Feher, ‘Wireless digital communication’, PHI, 1995.
3. R.L Peterson, R.E. Ziemer and David E. Borth, “Introduction to Spread Spectrum Communication”, Pearson Education.
4. A.J.Viterbi, “CDMA- Principles of Spread Spectrum”, Addison Wesley, 1995.