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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Fixed and Mobile Wireless Links

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
AE2B17PMS Z,ZK 6 2+2s
The course is a substitute for:
Fundamentals of Antennas, Propagation and Microwave Technology (XE17ZAM)
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Department of Electromagnetic Field
Synopsis:

The goal of the course is to provide basic knowledge of the wireless transmission in real environments for specific applications, namely for the needs of the planning of wireless radio links. The key topics include: the wireless transmission, the link budget for various types of radio links, antenna parameters, basic types and applications of antennas, propagation of radio waves in the atmosphere for specific frequency bands and telecommunication services, propagation models for planning of fixed an mobile links for both terrestrial and satellite services, the interference and frequency planning, basics of cellular networks, ITU-R recommendations.

Requirements:

https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basics of general wireless radio link

2. Antenna parameters, basic antenna types and applications

3. Spherical wave in free space, Friis equation

4. Huygens principle, Fresnel zones, geometric optics

5. Wave reflection, scattering, refraction, and diffraction in realistic environments

6. Transmission media for specific frequency bands and telecommunication services

7. Physical aspects of electromagnetic wave propagation in the atmosphere, empirical and deterministic propagation models

8. Propagation of the space wave in the troposphere

9. Line-of-sight links, link power budget

10. Ground surface wave, radio links in LF/MF bands

11. Fundamentals of the wave propagating in anisotropic ionosphere, HF radio links

12. Mobile links, wave propagation in built-up areas

13. Interference and frequency planning in cellular networks

14. Satellite links, the link budget

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. Introduction, basic concepts

2. Electromagnetic wave

3. Antenna parameters

4. Spherical wave, Friis equation

5. Free space propagation

6. Fresnel zones, diffraction

7. Propagation over a flat ground

8. Effective earth radius, refraction

9. Link budget of a fixed link

10. Ground surface wave propagation

11. General empirical model

12. Link budget of a mobile link

13. Interference analysis

14. RF planning tools, summary

Study Objective:

The goal of the course is to provide basic knowledge of the wireless transmission in real environments for specific applications, namely for the needs of the planning of wireless radio links.

Study materials:

[1] Saunders, S., Aragon-Zavala, A., Antennas and Propagation for Wireless Communication Systems, 2nd Edition, Wiley, 2007

[2] Barclay L.W., Propagation of Radiowaves, 2nd edition, IEE, 2003.

Note:
Further information:
https://moodle.fel.cvut.cz/courses/AE2B17PMS
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-09-19
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet12530104.html