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Intro Wireless Course 2G

Christine Broadbent • DATE: November 8, 2011

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Overview

This survey-style course offers an opportunity to gain a basic understanding of the technical, regulatory, and economic aspects of the wireless revolution and its impact on society. It is intended for both engineering and non-engineering students. The course will include such topics as the representation, transmission and reception of information in electrical form, the physical properties of radio signals and other wireless media, the technical and regulatory challenges of sharing a common medium, as well as the social and commercial implications of wireless communications.

Logistics

Meetings: Mondays and Wednesdays 3:00-4:15 - Room 117- Hayes Healy

Class time will include a mix of:

  • Lectures on scientific/technical matter
  • Homework
  • Enhancement lectures on selected topics
  • Experiments and demonstrations
  • Student presentations
  • Invited speakers from the communications industry, academia, regulatory, legal, medical and investment professions

Grading

  • Participation 40%
  • Midterm 20%
  • Paper/Presentation 40%

Instructors:

J. Nicholas Laneman, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering

267 Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering

Tel: 574.631.8034

Email: jnl@nd.edu

 

Barry Keating, Professor, Finance

226 Mendoza College of Business

Tel: 574.631.9127

Email: keating@nd.edu