INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Electrical and Electronic Engineering PhD
2012-2013

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
EEE 642 Special Topics in wireless communication systems Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Ahmad Fauzi Abas, Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Abas, Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
• overview of the ongoing research efforts and related topics
• understanding the requirements of future wireless communication systems
introducing the novel concepts and techniques in wireless communications
providing the students with the most recent advances related to the practical implementation in industry

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Advanced PHY layer Topics
  2. Advances in Wireless Communications
  3. Cognitive radio and software defined radio
  4. Cognitive radio and software defined radio
  5. Wireless Sensor networks
  6. Project Activities
  7. Wireless Sensor Networks
  8. Spread Spectrum
  9. Spread Spectrum
  10. OFDM and multi-carrier techniques
  11. OFDM and multi-carrier techniques
  12. Project Presentation
  13. Project Presentation
  14. Project Presentation

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Seminar
    • Self Evaluation
    • Project
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz20
    Homework20
    Project60
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Demonstrate a systematic and critical understanding of the theories, principles and practices of computing
    • Critically review the role of a “professional computing practitioner” with particular regard to an understanding of legal and ethical issues
    • Creatively apply contemporary theories, processes and tools in the development and evaluation of solutions to problems and product design
    • Actively participate in, reflect upon, and take responsibility for, personal learning and development, within a framework of lifelong learning and continued professional development
    • Present issues and solutions in appropriate form to communicate effectively with peers and clients from specialist and non-specialist backgrounds
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • Vahid Tarokh, \"New Directions in Wireless Communications Research,\" Springer, 2009.

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination7.50
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0