Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Advanced Communication Systems

PKS Acad. year 2008/2009 Winter semester 5 credits

Types of communication networks. Electrical interface and signal. Transmission media (line, coaxial cable, optic fibre, radiowaves). Modems. Control of data line. Speech communication. Public switched telephone network (PSTN). Transmission systems theory. Integrated services of digital networks - ISDN. The network management, signaling systems (CCS 7, DSS 1). Telecommunication management network (TMN). Wireless and mobile networks. Analog. system NMT and digit. system GSM, GPRS, UMTS, EDGE. DECT and CTx systems. BlueTooth and WiFi systems.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Completion

Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

39 hrs lectures, 8 hrs laboratories, 5 hrs projects

Assessment points

60 exam, 20 half-term test, 10 labs, 10 projects

Department

Lecturer

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Students shall be acquired knowledge about the structure of communication network used for transmission of calling, data and pictures and technology of transmission information in them used.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Student acquires presentation and communication capabilities.

Learning objectives

The purposes of subject is acquaint students with types and structure communication networks designated for transmission calling, data and picture and theories of information transmission used in them.

Study literature

  • Schiller, J.:Mobile Communications (2nd edition), Addison-Wesley 2003, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
  • Geier, J.: Wireless LANs (2nd edition), SAMS 2001, ISBN 0-672-32058-4
  • Halsall,F.: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Addison-Wesley. Fourth edition 1997, ISBN 0-201-42293-X

Fundamental literature

  • Schiller, J.:Mobile Communications (2nd edition), Addison-Wesley 2003, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
  • Hansmann, U., Merk, L., Nicklous, M., Strober, T.: Pervasive Computing (2nd edition), Springer 2003, ISBN 3-540-00218-9 
  • Geier, J.: Wireless LANs (2nd edition), SAMS 2001, ISBN 0-672-32058-4
  • Pužmanová, R.: Moderní komunikační sítě od A do Z, Computer Press 1998, ISBN 80-7226-098-7
  • Halsall,F.: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Addison-Wesley. Fourth edition 1997, ISBN 0-201-42293-X
  • Walrand, J., Varaiya, P.: High-Performance Communication Networks, Morgan Kaufmann 1996

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Network Goals. Topology and network structure. Voice and data communication, digital revolution.
  2. The electrical interface and signal types. The medium characteristics.
  3. Baseband and modems with public carrier circuit. Broadband modems. Description of modems.
  4. Link layer protocols. Flow control. Transparency. Numbering of frame. The HDLC Protocol.
  5. Theory of transmission systems. SDH and PDH.
  6. Integrated services of digital networks - ISDN. ISDN protocols, accesses and interface standard.
  7. ISDN - DSS1 and CCS7 signaling protocols.
  8. xDSL technology
  9. PPPoE and PPPoA protocols for DSL
  10. Asynchronnous transfer mode - ATM. ATM structure and transfer protocols.
  11. Wireless and mobile networks. Analog system NMT and digital system GSM.
  12. Digital wireless systems BlueTooth and WiFi.
  13. Routing in mobile networks. Radio trunk systems. CTx and DECT systems.

Progress assessment

A mid-term exam evaluation and laboratory protocols evaluation

Exam prerequisites

Acquring 15 points min.
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