The UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN (UJ)           FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY (FET)             COMPUTER ENGINEERING Departm...
University of Jordan                   Computer Engineering Department                         COURSE OUTLINE             ...
VII. College FacilitiesA classroom with whiteboard and projection facilities, library and computerlaboratory.VIII. Course ...
X. Evaluation of Outcomes1. Course work: 20%2. Midterm Exam: 30%3. Final Exam: 50%XI. Professional Component ContributionT...
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  1. 1. The UNIVERSITY OF JORDAN (UJ) FACULTY OF ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY (FET) COMPUTER ENGINEERING Department (CPE) COURSE OUTLINEABET Unit Classification: EngineeringCompliant Catalogue: 2007/01Course Code: 0907531Course Title: Special Topics in Computer Engineering: Wireless Mobile Computer NetworksCredit Hours: 3Class Schedule: M, M, T,9:30 - 9:10 - 10:10 A.M. S, W. W, Th. 11:00 A. M.Laboratory Schedule: NoneTutorial Schedule: NoneDuration: ∼ sixteen weeks (∼ four months) Eight Weeks (Two Months)Course Instructor: Dr. Anas N. Al-RabadiChecked by: Dr. Anas N. Al-RabadiApproved by HoD: 1
  2. 2. University of Jordan Computer Engineering Department COURSE OUTLINE I. Course Description (0907531) Wireless Mobile Computer NetworksIntroduction and Basics Review; Transmission Fundamentals; Basic CommunicationNetworks; Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite; Wireless Communication Technology;Antennas and Propagation; Signal Encoding Techniques; Spread Spectrum; Codingand Error-Control Techniques; Wireless Networking; Satellite Communications;Cellular Wireless Networks; Cordless Systems; Wireless Local Loop; Mobile IP;Wireless Access Protocol; Wireless LANs; Wireless LAN Technology; Wi-Fi; IEEE802.11 Wireless LAN Standard; Bluetooth; IEEE 802.15; WIMAX; Wireless SensorNetworks; Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANET); Additional Modern and ImportantTopics in Wireless and Mobile Computer Networks.II. Required Background or ExperiencePre-requisites by course:0907432 Computer Design or 1901473 Operating SystemsPre-requisites by topic: 1. Computer Networks 2. Communication Systems DesignPost-requisites: NoneIII. Course ObjectivesBy the end of this course, the students should be familiar with the technicalfundamentals, and the various hardware and software – based techniques that are usedin the modern wireless and mobile computer networking.IV. Expected OutcomesAbility to analyze and construct modern wireless and mobile computer networksusing the various presented hardware and software – based techniques.V. Textbooks and Readings 1. William Stallings, Wireless Communications & Networks, 2nd edition, Prentice-Hall, 2005. (Main Textbook) 2. Theodore S. Rappaport, Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice, 2nd edition, Prentice-Hall, 2002. 3. Jochen H. Schiller, Mobile Communications, 2nd edition, Addison-Wesley, 2003.VI. Student MaterialsTexts, Class Handouts, Engineering Calculator, PC, Course Website, and Internet. 2
  3. 3. VII. College FacilitiesA classroom with whiteboard and projection facilities, library and computerlaboratory.VIII. Course OutlineThe following topics will be covered in this course: 1. Introduction and Basics Review 2. Transmission Fundamentals 3. Basic Communication Networks 4. Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite 5. Antennas and Propagation 6. Signal Encoding Techniques 7. Spread Spectrum 8. Coding and Error-Control Techniques 9. Satellite Communications 10. Cellular Wireless Networks 11. Cordless Systems 12. Wireless Local Loop 13. Mobile IP 14. Wireless Access Protocol 15. Wireless LAN Technology 16. Wi-Fi 17. IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard 18. Bluetooth 19. IEEE 802.15 20. WIMAX 21. Wireless Sensor Networks 22. Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks (MANET) 23. Additional Topics I (Satellite Networks: VSAT; Wireless Voice, VOIP, Data, Broadcast and Commercial Systems; WCDMA; 2G, 3G, and 4G Systems; GSM Networks; GPRS Networks; UMTS Networks; WAP Protocols; Wireless ATM; Hiper LAN; Wireless and Mobile Routing) 24. Additional Topics II (Wireless Security Protocols; Wireless Network Programming; Multimedia (MMX) Wireless Networking Issues: Networking of Audio, Graphics and Video; Multimedia Perceptual Quality: Frame Rates, Delay, Loss and Jitter Problems; Software Specifications for Wireless Networks: Operating Systems (Examples: Symbian and Palm OS)) 25. Future Trends in Wireless NetworksIX. Instructional Methods1. Lecture2. Office discussions3. Tutorials 3
  4. 4. X. Evaluation of Outcomes1. Course work: 20%2. Midterm Exam: 30%3. Final Exam: 50%XI. Professional Component ContributionThis is a course in modern wireless and mobile computer networking covering thetechnical fundamentals, hardware and software techniques. It helps students tounderstand how modern wireless and mobile computer networks operate and how thedifferent hardware and software components affect the performance of moderncomputer networks. 4

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