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ISSC343 - Wireless Networks

Course Details

Course Code: ISSC343 Course ID: 4671 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course offers a framework for learning the latest developments and trends in ad-hoc wireless and mobile communications. The course provides a complete coverage of the wireless ad-hoc networks: principles, protocols and applications. The course will look at the characteristics and operations of contemporary ad-hoc wireless network technologies. Students will study the impact of wireless transmission and user mobility with an emphasis on the design and management of ad-hoc wireless mobile systems. Students must have access to MS Visio software. Course software requirements with the appropriate versions are listed under the course materials site. This course meets the topical requirements of the DoD Directive 8570.1M Information Assurance Management (IAM) Technical I category.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
12/31/18 - 05/31/19 06/03/19 - 07/28/19 Spring 2019 Session D 8 Week session
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session
03/25/19 - 08/30/19 09/02/19 - 10/27/19 Summer 2019 Session D 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

The successful student will fulfill the following learning objectives:

CO1: Explain the concepts and procedures for wireless and mobile networks in general.

CO2: Explain existing mobile and wireless network technologies such as WLAN, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g, WiMAX IEEE 802.16, Bluetooth, IrDA, and ZigBee.

CO3: Describe the main design choices for existing and future mobile and ad-hoc wireless network systems.

CO4: Explain mobility support in the context of IP.

CO5: Describe medium access issues and the effect of mobility on end-to-end transport protocols such as TCP.

CO6: Describe the challenges of working with ad-hoc wireless networking.

CO7: Compare and contrast aspects of wireless networks including speed of wireless links, scalability, mobility, stability of connectivity, reliability, battery power and other limitations.

CO8: Apply wireless networks in case studies for PANs, academic, defense, industrial, healthcare, vehicular, and other ad-hoc network situations.

NameGrade %
Forums 25.00 %
Week 1 Forum 3.13 %
Week 2 Forum 3.13 %
Week 3 Forum 3.13 %
Week 4 Forum 3.13 %
Week 5 Forum 3.13 %
Week 6 Forum 3.13 %
Week 7 Forum 3.13 %
Week 8 Forum 3.13 %
Quizzes 25.00 %
Week 1 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 3 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 6 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 2 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 4 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 5 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 7 Quiz 3.13 %
Week 8 Quiz 3.13 %
Assignments 20.00 %
Week 1 Case Study 4.00 %
Week 2 Topic Selection 4.00 %
Week 3: Crossword Puzzle 4.00 %
Week 5 Writing Assignment 4.00 %
Week 6 PowerPoint Presentation 4.00 %
Course Project 30.00 %
Week 4 Outline 5.00 %
Week 7 Research Paper 15.00 %
Week 8 10.00 %
Book Title: Guide to Wireless Communications, 3rd Ed - The VitalSource e-book is provided via the APUS Bookstore
Author: Olenewa
Publication Info: Cengage
ISBN: 9781111307318
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Book Title:Guide to Wireless Communications, 3rd Ed - the VitalSource e-book is provided inside the classroom
ISBN:9781111307318
Publication Info:VS-Cengage
Author:Olenewa
Unit Cost:$181.07
Electronic ISBN:9781285700267
Electronic Unit Cost:$35.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.