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IT 455: Wireless Communications and Networking

Course Information from University Catalog

Limited to 2 Attempts


Covers fundamental principles underlying wireless data communications. Topics include wireless transmission basics, radio propagation issues, antennas, digital modulation, spread spectrum techniques and their applications, and popular standards: WiFi, WiMAX and Bluetooth. Also presents practical knowledge to enable the design, testing, deployment, debugging and commissioning of WiFi, WiMAX networks and point-to-point microwave systems. Discussions on cellular network technologies are also included.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

(IT 101 or IT 105) and (IT 102 or MATH 112 or MATH 125) and IT 341.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

Expertise