Wireless Communication


Subject-specific Competencies


  • have acquired a fundamental knowledge about key aspects of the physical layer of  contemporary wireless communication systems
  • design and analyse the signal processing applied in modern digital radio communication systems under different constraints

Methodological Compentencies


  • will be able to understand the meaning or relevant features and aspects of mobile and wireless communication standards and make informed judgments about their suitability for different communication tasks
  • will be able to evaluate overall system performance of communication systems

Interdisciplinary Competencies


  • can evaluate solutions in highly complex environments
  • are able to acquire detailed knowledge for solving specific problems on their own
  • learn to discuss and derive solutions within a team

Course Content

  • Introduction: History of wireless communications. From classical radio to modern cellular communication systems
  • Propagation, Antennas & Wireless Channels: From single antenna channels to multipath multi-antenna channel models, propagation models, path loss, multipath effects
  • Digital Modulation in the Baseband: Introduction of basic concepts. N-QAM and N-PSK modulation. Metrics and Limits of Modulation schemes
  • Multi-antenna Techniques (MIMO): Receive and transmit diversity. Beamforming, Detection
  • Multi-user Systems: OFDMA, CDMA, TDMA, SDMA
  • Cellular Systems: 5G and beyond, 5G key technologies
  • Current research topics: Terahertz signal transmission, AI core networking and network management


  • GOLDSMITH, A.: Wireless Communications. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • KAMMEYER , D.: Nachrichtenübertragung. Wiesbaden: Teubner Verlag, 2004
  • PROAKIS, J. G.; SALEHI, M.: Communication Systems Engineering. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall.
  • PARSONS , J. D.: The Mobile Radio Propagation Channel. New York: John Wiley & Sons.


Sprache Englisch
Dozent Christopher Knievel
Fakultät EI
Technisch / Wirtschaftlich Technisch
Studiengänge Elektrische Systeme (EIM)
International Project Engineering (IPE)
Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Vertiefungsrichtung Elektro- und Informationstechnik (MWI)
Plätze -
Semester SS 2024