IS3450 RF and EW Concepts in Networked Systems

This course is a non-engineering overview of Radio Frequency (RF) Communications concepts used in networked communications systems. It covers RF signaling terminology and basic RF theories by examining in-depth subject areas like: 1. RF Waveforms, 2. Fourier transforms, 3. data rates and bandwidth, 4. antennas, and 5. RF atmospheric limitations. Additionally, the course discusses how RF is used in several modern communications systems, such as 1. Link 16, 2. Wireless LANS, 3. Cell phone systems (GSM and LTE), 4. Satellite communications (SATCOM). Prerequisites: None.

Lecture Hours

4

Lab Hours

0

Quarter Offered

  • As Required