ECE 456

Wireless and Mobile Communications

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Formerly: ELEC 456

Path loss, fading and shadowing models; digital transmission over fading channels; diversity transmission/reception; adaptive modulation; multicarrier transmission/OFDM; spread spectrum and multiple access (FDMA/TDMA/CDMA) for mobile communications; capacity estimation and coverage analysis, with applications to WiFi and beyond 3G cellular systems.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of ECE 456, ELEC 456.


Undergraduate course in Electrical and Computer Engineering offered by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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