System Aspects in Communications

Lecturer (assistant)
Duration4 SWS
TermWintersemester 2023/24
Language of instructionEnglish
Position within curriculaSee TUMonline
DatesSee TUMonline

Admission information


Cellular systems: Cell Layout, Antenna Pattern, Pathloss, Shadowing, Link Budgets, Mobility/Handover/Cell Selection Radio Access Systems: WCDMA, distributed/localized OFDM/OFDMA, Single Carrier FDMA Duplex methods: TDD/FDD Interference: Intracell Interference, Self-interference, Intercell Interference, Methods for Interference Mitigation PHY mechanisms: Power Control / Loading, Adaptive Modulation and Coding MAC Scheduling: Channel Dependent, QoS Impact, Frequency Dependence, Impact on Physical Layer MAC/RLC/PDCP: IP convergence, Robust Header Compression, Segmentation, HARQ MIMO: Diversity Techniques, achievable gains, Single/Double Stream, Open/Closed Loop Techniques X-Layer: OSI Model, Shared Channels, Packet Switched / Circuit Switched System Architecture: Mobile Stations, Base Stations, Central Nodes, Gateways, Interfaces Existing Systems: UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA/HSPA Evolution, Long Term Evolution, WiMAX Coexistence: Problems with neighboring bands Services/Applications/Higher Layer (Guest Thomas Stockhammer): Codecs, Broadcast Services, Bearers, QoS Transfer