Fundamentals of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)

Fundamentals of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)request-date-quote

Course Specifications

Course length: 1.0 day(s)

Course Description

Course Objective: You will examine the fundamental concepts of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) communications.

Target Student: This course is for beginners, IT managers, or other professionals, who would like to understand technologies and services offered in today’s wireless communication networks. Specifically, it is intended for persons who are preparing for entry-level careers in the telecommunications field, but who do not have prior academic backgrounds in telecommunications studies or technical work experience in the telecommunications field or has some basic knowledge on telecommunications. The information presented in this course will enable those persons to pursue further specialized training in specific technology areas with the eventual goal of qualifying for work as a telecommunications technical professional.

Prerequisites: Students should have taken the Introduction to Wireless Communication and Advanced Wireless Communication courses from Element K or have equivalent knowledge.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • describe CDMA and its evolution.
  • describe the basic concepts and architecture of a CDMA network.
  • describe the operation of the IS-95 CDMA system.
  • describe the operation of the CDMA2000 system.
  • describe the security processes and mobile identification parameters used in CDMA.
  • describe the concepts related to the quality of service in CDMA.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Introduction to CDMA

Topic 1A: Introduction to CDMA Communications

Topic 1B: Evolution of CDMA

Lesson 2: Fundamental Concepts in CDMA

Topic 2A: Cellular Network

Topic 2B: PN Codes and Walsh Codes

Topic 2C: Speech and Channel Coding

Topic 2D: Spread Spectrum Techniques

Topic 2E: Diversity, Combining, and Antennas

Lesson 3: IS-95 CDMA System

Topic 3A: IS-95 System Architecture

Topic 3B: CDMA Coded Channels

Topic 3C: CDMA Call Processing

Topic 3D: Handoff and Power Control

Topic 3E: Access and Paging Channel Capacity

Topic 3F: Reverse and Forward Link Capacity

Topic 3G: Message Sequence Charts

Lesson 4: CDMA2000 System

Topic 4A: CDMA2000 Protocol Architecture

Topic 4B: CDMA2000 Channels

Topic 4C: Power Control in CDMA2000 Systems

Lesson 5: Security and Identification Mechanisms in CDMA

Topic 5A: Security in CDMA

Topic 5B: Mobile Identification Parameters

Lesson 6: CDMA Quality of Service

Topic 6A: Introduction to Quality of Service

Topic 6B: Factors Influencing Signal Quality and Capacity

Topic 6C: QoS Management Algorithms


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