Electrical and Computer Engineering

ECE 152 Introduction to Wireless Communications

Introduction to the principles of wireless communications systems. Wireless propagation channels and their impact on digital communications. Modulation techniques for wireless systems and their performance. Multi-antenna systems and diversity. Multicarrier and spread spectrum. Multi-access methods: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA. The structure of cellular systems. Students cannot receive credit for this course and course 252. (Formerly EE 152.)


Prerequisite(s): CSE 107 and ECE 151, or by consent of instructor. Enrollment is restricted to juniors and seniors.