Feb 23, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate Academic Catalog 
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ARE 6121 - Low Voltage Systems and Wireless Networks

3 lecture hours 0 lab hours 3 credits
Course Description
This course explores the design, performance analysis, and fundamental performance limits of low voltage systems and wireless communication networks. (prereq: ARE 3121, ARE 3161) (quarter system prereq: AE 3622, AE 3636)
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  • Describe fundamentals of wireless and low voltage systems
  • Implement leading technologies in building applications
  • Analyze wireless communication system designs to determine ways in which to improve their effectiveness
  • Design wireless communication systems that solve multiuser system design issues
  • Design wireless and low voltage systems used in smart building applications
  • Determine how to effectively manage resources in a wireless network design

Prerequisites by Topic
  • None

Course Topics
  • Low voltage systems and their applications
  • Wireless channel models, noise, and interference
  • Wireless networks and resource management
  • WiFi and cellular systems within buildings
  • Smart building technologies
  • Security in low voltage and wireless systems

Christine Brotz, P.E.

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