Telecommunications

Courses

ECET 501 Fundamentals of Communications Engineering 3.0 Credits

Fundamentals of Communications Engineering. This course introduces basic modulation, deletion and coding techniques in modern telecommunications systems, including PAM and FSK, spread-spectrum and OFDM, ML receiver, ISI and equalization, compression code and coded modulation. May be repeated once for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ECES 521 [Min Grade: C] and ECES 522 [Min Grade: C]

ECET 511 Physical Foundations of Telecommunications Networks 3.0 Credits

Physical Foundations of Telecommunications Networks. Introduction to wired and wireless telecommunication systems. Review of wave propagation. Review of wireline transmission media. Modeling wireline and wireless point-to-point communication links. N-port linear networks and network analysis/parameters. Review of passive RF components, semiconductor devices. Optical communication devices: optical switches, couplers, isolators, sources, modulators, detectors, amplifiers. Overview of active circuits.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECET 512 Wireless Systems 3.0 Credits

Fundamentals of modern wireless systems. Fundamentals of radio propagation and link performance. Cellular concept: interference, base stations and cell sites, handoffs, system capacity. Fading environments: multipath propagation, delay spread, Doppler Spread, statistically fading channel models. Multiple-access schemes: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, SDMA. Emerging methodologies: phases/adaptive antenna array, multi-array (MIMO) communication systems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECET 513 Wireless Networks 3.0 Credits

Introduction to Wireless Networks, Evolution: 1G, 2G, 3G, Next-G. Wireless Networks Operation: Mobility and Resource Management, Security. Wireless WANs: GSM, CDMA, IS-95, and IMT-2000, Mobil Data Networks, Wireless LANs: 802.11, HIPERLAN, Ad Hoc Networks, Mobil IP. Next Generation Wireless Systems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ECET 602 Information Theory and Coding 3.0 Credits

This course introduces fundamental information theory and source and channel coding technology. Major topics include: entropy and mutual information, source coding theorem, Huffman code, rate-distortion function and vector quantization, channel capacity, channel coding theorem, linear block code, cyclic code, convolution code, Turbo code, LDPC code, trellis coded modulation, space-time code. May be repeated once for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECES 521 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ECES 522

ECET 603 Optical Communications and Networks 3.0 Credits

This course introduces fiber-optic based transmission and networking technology. Major topics include: Loss and dispersion characters of fiber, shot noise, modulation, line code, direct receiver, coherent receiver, link budget, optical layer, SONET, WDM, photonic packet switch, Hybrid systems (CATV).

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 3 credits
Prerequisites: ECET 501 [Min Grade: C] and ECET 511 [Min Grade: C]

ECET 604 Internet Laboratory 3.0 Credits

This course aims to prepare the next generation of Internet engineers for the challenges of understanding, maintaining, and participating in an ever-evolving Internet through hands-on experiments on real networking equipment. The long term objective of the internet Laboratory course is to graduate students who can maintain, update, improve, and even redesign the Internet.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CE or major is CS.

ECET 690 Special Topics in Telecommunications 3.0 Credits

Allows faculty to present material of current research or industrial interest relevant to graduate telecommunications. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECET 697 Research in Telecommunications 1.0-12.0 Credit

Research credits in telecommunications. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECET 699 Supervised Study in Telecommunications 3.0 Credits

Supervised Study in Telecommunications Engineering. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECET 890 Advanced Special Topics in Telecommunications 1.0-9.0 Credit

Covers advanced special topics of interest to students and faculty.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECET 898 Master's Thesis in Telecommunications 1.0-12.0 Credit

Master's thesis in telecommunications. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECET 997 Dissertation Research in Telecommunications 1.0-12.0 Credit

Graded Ph.D. dissertation in telecommunications engineering.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

ECET 998 Ph.D. Dissertation in Telecommunications 1.0-12.0 Credit

Ph.D. Dissertation in Telecommunications. May be repeated for credit.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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