CIT 32700/ 3 Cr.
Students will learn about the growing range of wireless technologies and their applications. The course will explore the fundamentals of each wireless technology from basic signaling properties to current and future market uses. Students will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with various wireless technologies.
- Available Online: No
- Credit by Exam: No
- Laptop Required: Yes
Course Outcomes (What are these?)
- Explain the principles of wireless communications (CIT i)
- Give examples of the multiple applications of wireless communications (CIT i)
- Define the terminology associated with wireless communications (CIT i)
- Assess various wireless communication platforms in selecting solutions for an application (CIT b)
- Critically compare strengths and weaknesses of each platform discussed (CIT j)
- Design and implement a wireless network (CIT c, g)
- Produce user-readable documentation for the solution to a problem (CIT f)
- Apply new knowledge with hands-on experience with wireless communications (CIT i)
CIT Student Outcomes (What are these?)
(b) An ability to analyze a problem, and identify and define the computing requirements appropriate to its solution.
(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
(f) an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
(g) An ability to analyze the local and global impact of computing on individuals, organizations, and society.
(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
(j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies.
- Electromagnetic Spectrum / Radio Waves / Associated bands
- Cellular Communications
- RFID (Radio Frequency Identification Tags)
- 802.11 (Wi-Fi)
- 802.16 (WiMax)
- Satellite Communications
- Emerging Wireless Technology and Applications
Principles of Undergraduate Learning (PULs)
2. Critical Thinking
3. Integration and Application of Knowledge
4. Intellectual Depth, Breadth, and Adaptiveness
5. Understanding Society and Culture