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Mobile Communications
2013S, VU, 4.0h, 6.0EC

Course No. 389.063


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Markus Rupp 
Univ.Prof. Dr.-Ing. 


Christoph Mecklenbräuker 
Univ.Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing.  


Jelena Kaitovic 


Veronika Shivaldova 





Course contents:

  1. Structure of Mobile Wireless Systems and Networks 
  2. The cellular principle/Erlang distributions 
  3. Architecture of transmitter and receiver 
  4. Service in mobile communications 
  5. Modulation and transmission in wireless systems 
  6. Uplink and downlink 
  7. Wireless channels 
  8. Combatting fading 
  9. Access methods 
  10. How do wireless networks work 
  11. Basics of GSM 
  12. Basics of UMTS 
  13. Transmission with multiple antennas 
  14. Wireless network planning 


Exercise Classes:

Preliminary exercise dates can be found on TISS under events, by activating option "show single appointments".
Homework problems can be downloaded from TISS, usually two weeks before the exercise class.
The exercises have to be solved and sent to the assistants by no later than 48h before the lecture.



  1. Midterm
    The midterm covers everything that has been done in class until then. The questions asked will be similar to the homeworks. You are allowed to use a calculator and lecture notes.

  2. Final
    The final will be oral. For registration directly contact one of the professors. If a special appointment is needed, contact one of the professors.
    • Monday 30.09.2013
    • Wednesday 6.11.2013
    • Wednesday 11.12.2013
    • Wednesday 22.01.2014


Final list of credits SS2013:



Additional Information:

More information on this course can be found on TISS (tiss.tuwien.ac.at).   
All communication and announcements to this coures will be made via Tiss, so please add this course to your favorites.

Schedule + Homework due dates + etc..

Can be found on TISS.


Lecture Notes (Skriptum) + Homeworks + Lecture Slides + etc.

Can be found on TISS.