389.206 Mobile Digital Communications
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand digital mobile radio technologies, describe their basic functionality, correctly assess the potential of the latest technological developments and apply basic signal processing methods for wireless communication. The focus is specifically on the closely related 4th and 5th generation mobile radio standards, as well as on current developments towards 6th generation mobile radio (roll-out from 2030).


Subject of course

The most important technologies of fourth and fifth generation mobile communication systems will be discussed, with main focus on the signal processing perspective. As a basis, the underlying information theoretic concepts and models are introduced and reviewed. Building on this basis, promising current developments of 6G technologies will be introduced.


Teaching methods

In-person lectures complemented by short multiple-choice quizzes in TUWEL.

Mode of examination


Additional information

The slides of the lecture and additional literature will be provided in TUWEL. Hand-outs of the slides will be provided at the lectures.

The preliminary discussion and introduction/motivation of the lecture takes place on March 5. 




Course dates

Tue14:30 - 16:3005.03.2024 - 25.06.2024Sem 389 Vorlesung
Mobile Digital Communications - Single appointments
Tue05.03.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue12.03.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue19.03.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue09.04.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue16.04.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue23.04.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue30.04.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue07.05.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue14.05.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue28.05.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue04.06.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue11.06.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue18.06.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung
Tue25.06.202414:30 - 16:30Sem 389 Vorlesung

Examination modalities

Written exam during the last lecture unit (multiple choice). Alternatively, an oral exam is offered on demand.

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
066 507 Telecommunications Mandatory elective


Slides will be made available for download in TUWEL (hand-outs during the lecture); for additional resources see TUWEL

Previous knowledge

Wireless Communications 1 and 2 are beneficial, but not mandatory