Wednesday, 23 08 2017

Satellite & Mobile Communications

General

 
Satellite & Mobile Communications
 
Lesson Code:  22Α904
Level:  Postgraduate
Semester:  10ο
eclass:    http://eclass.upatras.gr/courses/EE637/

Description

 

Principles of the Satellite Communications, Uplink and Downlink Station design parameters, The Satellite Channel (Frequency Spectrum, Losses, Link Budget), GEO, ICO and LEO Satellite Systems (The LEO IRIDIUM Architecture), Analysis of the Cellular Idea, Design Constraints due to the Co-channel Interference, Analysis of the technical parameters of the Digital European Standard GSM 900/1800, Analysis of the Cellular System’s Radiolink Level (Base Transceiving Station [BTS], Base Station Controller [BSC], Antenna System [Transmitting Section and Diversity Receiving Station], Air Inreface), Frequency Planning Techniques, Intermodulation Interference Analysis, Intermodulation Free Frequency Lists, RF Modelling and the Mobile Terrestrial Channel Parameters, Fading Effects and Propagation Environments (Rician Fading Channels, Reyleigh Fading Channels, Nakagami-m Fading Channels), Base Station Antennae and Cell Phone Antennae (Switching and Adaptive Smart Antennae), Diversity Techniques and Signal Quality parameters, Handover and Roaming Operational Procedures, Analysis of the Cellular System’s Switching Level (Master Switching Center [MSC], Home Location Register [HLR], Visitor Location Register [VLR], Equipment Identity Register [EIR], Operation and Maintenance Center [OMC], InterWorking Function [IWF]), Connection demands with other types of fixed and radio networks, BTS – MSC radiolink design, MSCs Network Architecture, Analysis of the Cellular System’s Management Level Access Techniques, Analysis of the technical parameters of the Digital European Standard TETRA, Analysis of the technical parameters of the 3G Wireless Networks (UMTS), Heterogeneous Wireless Networks, Methods and Techniques to improve the QoS (The QoS Measurement Scenario), Examples – Applications.

Professor

 
Kotsopoulos Stavros