ENG368 Wireless NetworksIstanbul Okan UniversityDegree Programs Civil Engineering (English)General Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Civil Engineering (English)
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General course introduction information

Course Code: ENG368
Course Name: Wireless Networks
Course Semester: Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
3 0 3 5
Language of instruction: EN
Course Requisites:
Does the Course Require Work Experience?: No
Type of course: Faculty Elective
Course Level:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr.Öğr.Üyesi DİDEM KIVANÇ TÜRELİ
Course Lecturer(s): Dr.Öğr.Üyesi DİDEM KIVANÇ TÜRELİ
Course Assistants:

Course Objective and Content

Course Objectives: The main objective of this course is to provide concepts and principles of wireless
networking including protocol stacks and standards with the evolution of latest wireless networks.
Course Content: This course familiarizes students with different concepts of wireless networking including wireless channels, communication techniques, cellular communications, mobile network, and advanced features.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Learning Outcomes
1 - Knowledge
Theoretical - Conceptual
2 - Skills
Cognitive - Practical
1) Identify the basic mechanisms of propagation of radio signals, explain and model the random processes which degrade this signal
2) Identify and analyze a simple queuing system.
3) Understand and describe the fundamental algorithms used for routing in wired and wireless networks.
4) Describe issues associated with mobility in wireless communication systems
5) Hücresel ağlardaki standardizasyon sürecini ve hücresel iletişimin tarihini anlar, mevcut ve eski iletişim sistemleri arasındaki bazı farklılıkları açıklayabilir.
3 - Competences
Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
Field Specific Competence
Learning Competence
Communication and Social Competence

Lesson Plan

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction None
2) Wireless Channel Characterization None
3) Wireless Communication Techniques None
4) Fundamental of Cellular Communications None
5) Mobility Management in Wireless Networks None
6) Overview of Mobile Network and Transport Layer None
7) Advances in Wireless Networking None
8) Classical TCP improvements: Mobile TCP, Time out freezing, Selective retransmission None
9) Introduction to 5G and its vision None
10) Introduction to wireless network virtualization None
11) Concepts of Wireless Sensor Network & RFID None
12) Introduction to optical communication: Li-Fi None
13) Introduction to Software Defined Wireless Networks None
14) Concepts of Open BTS and Open Cellular Networks None

Sources

Course Notes / Textbooks: None
References: None

Course-Program Learning Outcome Relationship

Learning Outcomes

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Program Outcomes
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Course - Learning Outcome Relationship

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
           
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modelling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way so as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. (Realistic constraints and conditions may include factors such as economic and environmental issues, sustainability, manufacturability, ethics, health, safety issues, and social and political issues according to the nature of the design.)
4) Ability to select and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6) Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually.
7) Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions.
8) Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9) Knowledge on behavior according ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility and standards used in engineering practices.
10) Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions.

Learning Activity and Teaching Methods

Lesson
Homework
Project preparation

Assessment & Grading Methods and Criteria

Written Exam (Open-ended questions, multiple choice, true-false, matching, fill in the blanks, sequencing)
Homework
Individual Project

Assessment & Grading

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance 42 % 0
Project 1 % 30
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 40
total % 100
PERCENTAGE OF SEMESTER WORK % 60
PERCENTAGE OF FINAL WORK % 40
total % 100

Workload and ECTS Credit Grading

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 3 42
Project 1 24 24
Homework Assignments 2 16 32
Midterms 1 16 16
Final 1 24 24
Total Workload 138