Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Wireless Network Technologies and Applications BSM 422 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. CÜNEYT BAYILMIŞ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. CÜNEYT BAYILMIŞ,
Course Assistants Research Asst. Abdullah SEVİN
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to provide information about wireless technologies and applications to students.
Course Content Introduction to wireless networks, the general characteristics and constraints of the wireless communication(transmission media, antennas, the signal encoding techniques, etc.), Wireless medium access techniques, Wireless network topologies and cellular network architecture , Classification of wireless networks: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G systems, Wireless personal networks, Wireless sensor and actuator network, Wireless local and wide area network, Mobility in wireless networks, Examples of wireless network applications, Project presentation.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Explain general attributes of wireless communication Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Know protocols and standards of wireless networks Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Homework, Project / Design, Testing,
3 Classify wireless networks Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework,
4 Give examples of wireless networking applications Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Testing, Homework, Project / Design,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to wireless networks
2 Fundamentals of communication
3 Fundamentals of wireless communication (transmission media, antennas, the signal encoding techniques, etc.)
4 Wireless medium characteristics and constraints (network topology, error control, etc.)
5 Wireless medium access techniques.
6 Wireless network topologies and cellular network architecture
7 Classification of wireless networks: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G systems
8 Wireless personal network (Bluetooth, Zigbee, HomeRF and etc.).
9 Wireless sensor and actuator network
10 Wireless local area network (IEEE 802.11x family, HiperLAN).
11 Wireless wide area network (GSM/3G/4G/5G)
12 Mobility in wireless networks
13 Examples of wireless network applications
14 Project presentation
Course Notes Lecture Notes(SABIS)
Course Resources [1] Stallings, W., "Wireless Communications & Networks (2nd Edition)", Prentice Hall, 2004.
[2] Theodore S. Rappaport. Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice , Prentice-Hall, 1996
[3] Nicopolitidis, P., Obaidat, M., S., Papadimitriou, G., I., Pomportsis, A., S., Wireless Networks, WILEY, 2003.
[4] Molisch, A., Wireless Communications, WILEY, 2005
[5] Kazem Sohraby, Daniel Minoli, and Taieb Znati. Wireless Sensor Networks: Technology, Protocols, and Applications. Wiley-Interscience. 2007
[6] opnet documentation (
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have sufficient foundations on engineering subjects such as science and discrete mathematics, probability/statistics; an ability to use theoretical and applied knowledge of these subjects together for engineering solutions, X
2 An ability to determine, describe, formulate and solve engineering problems; for this purpose, an ability to select and apply proper analytic and modeling methods,al background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situations X
3 An ability to select and use modern techniques and tools for engineering applications; an ability to use information technologies efficiently, X
4 An ability to analyze a system, a component or a process and design a system under real limits to meet desired needs; in this direction, an ability to apply modern design methods, X
5 An ability to design, conduct experiment, collect data, analyze and comment on the results and consciousness of becoming a volunteer on research, X
6 Understanding, awareness of administration, control, development and security/reliability issues about information technologies, X
7 An ability to work efficiently in multidisciplinary teams, self confidence to take responsibility, X
8 An ability to present himself/herself or a problem with oral/written techniques and have efficient communication skills; know at least one extra language, X
9 An awareness about importance of lifelong learning; an ability to update his/her knowledge continuously by means of following advances in science and technology, X
10 Understanding, practicing of professional and ethical responsibilities, an ability to disseminate this responsibility on society,
11 An understanding of project management, workplace applications, health issues of laborers, environment and job safety; an awareness about legal consequences of engineering applications,
12 An understanding universal and local effects of engineering solutions; awareness of entrepreneurial and innovation and to have knowledge about contemporary problems.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 55
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Proje / Tasarım 25
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 2 8 16
Project / Design 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5