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2023/2024
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Wireless Technologies

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
BE2M32BTSA Z,ZK 6 2P + 2L English
Garant předmětu:
Zdeněk Bečvář
Lecturer:
Zdeněk Bečvář, Zbyněk Kocur, Pavel Mach, Lukáš Vojtěch
Tutor:
Zbyněk Kocur, Ján Kučerák, Pavel Mach
Supervisor:
Department of Telecommunications Engineering
Synopsis:

The lectures give overview of fundamental principles of wireless networks in various areas of their application. Students will understand architecture, principles and protocols used in different wireless technologies and learn how these technologies can be exploited in real world applications. The goal is to teach students how to solve problems related to deployment of wireless networks, their operation or development of wireless networks components.

Requirements:

Students must have fundamental knowledge of modulations, coding techniques and multiple access methods for wireless networks. Furthermore, they must understand to components of a communication chain, signal propagation and radio channel characteristics (attenuation, gain, interference, noise) and characteristics of spectrum and signals (mean value, energy, power, correlation, etc.).

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction to wireless networks

2.Medium access for wireless networks

3.Routing in wireless sensor networks – metrics and protocols

4.Wi-Fi – topology, physical layer, medium access control and data transmission

5.Communications of autonomous systems

6.LPWAN/LPN protocols for IoT (LoRa/LoRaWAN, etc.)

7.IoT communication in mobile networks

8.RFID – basic principles & physical layer

9.RFID – evolution, technologies, communication chain

10.Short range low power communication (Bluetooth, ZigBee, 6LoWPAN, etc.)

11.Wireless system design

12.Integration of wireless networks into TCP/IP environment

13.Wireless communications in industry, Industry 4.0.

14.Summary, Future of wireless communications

Syllabus of tutorials:

1.Introduction

2.Medium access methods

3.Wireless routing protocols

4.Introduction to labs – assignment and discussion about laboratory tasks

5.LAB 1. – group A – Configuration and hacking of WiFi

6.LAB 1. – group B – Configuration and hacking of WiFi

7.LAB 2. – group A – V2X communication

8.LAB 2. – group B – V2X communication

9.LAB 3. – group A – LoRaWAN Telecommunication Chain

10.LAB 3. – group B – LoRaWAN Telecommunication Chain

11.LAB 4. – group A – Evaluation of NB-IoT operating parameters

12.LAB 4. – group B – Evaluation of NB-IoT operating parameters

13.Lab replacement

14.Assessment, lab replacement

Study Objective:

The goal is to teach students how to solve problems related to deployment of wireless networks, their operation or development of wireless networks components.

Study materials:

[1] O. Liberg, M. Sundberg, E. Wang, J. Bergman, and J. Sachs, “Cellular Internet of Things: Technologies, Standards, and Performance,“ Academic Press, 2018.

[2] H.Y. Wei, J. Rykowski, S. Dixit, „WiFi, WiMAX and LTE Multi-hop Mesh Networks: Basic Communication Protocols and Application Areas,“ Wiley, 2013.

[3] W.W. Dargie, C. Poellabauer, „Fundamentals of Wireless Sensor Networks: Theory and Practice,“ Wiley, 2010.

[4] Kevin Townsend, C. Cufí, Akiba, R. Davidson, „Getting Started with Bluetooth Low Energy: Tools and Techniques for Low-Power Networking,“ O'Reilly Media, 2014.

[5] V. Coskun, K. Ok, B. Ozdenizci, „Near Field Communication (NFC): From Theory to Practice,“ Wiley 2012.

[6] K. Finkenzeller, D. Muller, RFID Handbook: Fundamentals and Applications in Contactless Smart Cards, Radio Frequency Identification and Near-Field Communication, 3rd Edition“, Wiley 2010.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2023/2024:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2023/2024:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomT2:B3-703

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
roomT2:B3-710

12:45–14:15
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
Wed
Thu
Fri
roomT2:B3-812a

09:15–10:45
(lecture parallel1)
Dejvice
Laboratoř K132
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