Concepts of Wireless Networking - Syllabus

Embark on a profound academic exploration as you delve into the Concepts of Wireless Networking course () within the distinguished Tribhuvan university's CSIT department. Aligned with the 2065 Syllabus, this course (CSC-308) seamlessly merges theoretical frameworks with practical sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Rigorous assessment based on a 60+20+20 marks system, coupled with a challenging passing threshold of , propels students to strive for excellence, fostering a deeper grasp of the course content.

This 3 credit-hour journey unfolds as a holistic learning experience, bridging theory and application. Beyond theoretical comprehension, students actively engage in practical sessions, acquiring valuable skills for real-world scenarios. Immerse yourself in this well-structured course, where each element, from the course description to interactive sessions, is meticulously crafted to shape a well-rounded and insightful academic experience.

Course Synopsis: This course contains the concept of wireless networking technology.
Goal:  To provide the concept and working principle for wireless communication and networking.


Unit 1. Introduction

History of wireless communication, Challenges in wireless communication networking, Wireless communication standards.

Unit 2. Wireless Channel Characterization

Multipath propagation environment, Linear time-invariant channel model, Channel correlation function, Large-scale path loss and shadowing, Small-scale multipath fading.

Unit 3. Bandpass Transmission Techniques

Introduction, Signal space and decision regions, Digital modulation, Power spectral density, Probability of transmission error

Unit 4. Receiver Techniques for fading Dispersive Channels

Overview of channel impairment mitigation techniques, Diversity, Channel equalization.

Unit 5. Fundamental of Cellular Communications

Introduction, Frequency reuse and mobility management, Cell cluster concept, Cochannel and adjacent channel interference, Call blocking and delay at the cell-site, Other mechanism for capacity increase, channel assignment strategies.

Unit 6. Multiple Access Technologies

Multiple access in a radio cell, Random access, Conflict-free multiple access technologies, Spectral efficiencies.

Unit 7. Mobility Management in Wireless Networks

Introduction, Call admission control (CAC), Handoff management, Location management for cellular networks, Location management for PCS networks, Traffic calculation.

Unit 8. Wireless/Wireline Internetworking

Introduction, Mobile IP, Internet protocol (IP), Transmission control protocol (TCP), Network performance, Wireless application protocol (WAP), Mobile AD HOC networks.