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ENS3556 Wireless Communication
Credit Points: 15
ENS3441 Communication Systems 1
ENS3555 Communication Systems 1

This unit introduces the principles and practices used in modern wireless communication networks. The unit addresses issues related to the physical layer, such as radio propagation and modulation, and the upper layers, such as capacity, radio resource and mobility management. The unit covers engineering principles and standards used in satellite communications, cellular wireless networks (1G - 4G), wireless networks (WiFi, the 802.11 family of standards), and wireless broadband access networks.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
E66Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Systems)
K54Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power)
G98Bachelor of Engineering (Electronics and Communications)
G93Bachelor of Engineering (Instrumentation Control and Automation)
MABUSLElectronics and Communications Major
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2014 VET: 14/05/2014