Project Description

Course Overview

This online course describes a range of IEEE 802.11 physical layer (PHY) standards, specifications and features including 802.11a, b, g, n and ac. The module also reviews some of the current developments taking place in the standard.

What you will learn
  • 802.11 family

  • 802.11 current developments

  • 802.11 layers and functions

  • 802.11b specifications

  • 802.11a,g specifications

  • 802.11n specifications

  • 802.11ac specifications

Technical Level

Intermediate

Time to Complete

Approx. 1 hr 20 mins

Course ID

RF702

Course Curriculum

1.1 Standards and Specifications  
1.2 IEEE 802.11 Family  
1.3 IEEE 802.11 Current Developments  
1.4 WLAN Modulation Parameters  
1.5 802.11 Layers and Functions  

2.1 802.11b Physical Layer (PHY) Overview  
2.2 802.11b PHY Frame Format  
2.3 802.11b Specifications  
2.4 802.11b Measured Spectrum and IQ Vector Constellation  
2.5 802.11b Maximum Transmit Power  
2.6 802.11b Transmit Spectrum Mask  
2.7 RF Carrier Suppression  
2.8 Transmit Modulation Accuracy  

3.1 802.11a/g RF Specification  
3.2 System Parameters  
3.3 802.11a PHY Frame Format  
3.4 802.11a Rate-Dependent Modulation  
3.5 OFDM – Theoretical Modulation  
3.6 802.11a/g/j Spectrum Mask  
3.7 802.11a Maximum Power Levels  
3.8 802.11a Transmit Spectrum  
3.9 OFDM – Modulation Accuracy  

4.1 IEEE 802.11n – High Throughput  
4.2 New Components in IEEE 802.11n  
4.3 802.11a/b/g/n  
4.4 802.11n Throughput Enhancements  
4.5 Transmit Spectral Mask for 20 and 40 MHz 802.11n  

5.1 802.11ac  
5.2 Spectrum Efficiency in 802.11ac vs. 802.11n  
5.3 Estimated 802.11ac Improvements  
5.4 802.11ac Channels (FCC)  
5.5 802.11ac Frame Format  
5.6 VHT-SIG-A Signal Field  
5.7 802.11ac Rate-Dependent Modulation  
5.8 802.11ac Modulation Accuracy  
5.9 80 MHz Sub-Carriers  
5.10 80 MHz Spectrum Emission Mask  
5.11 Transmitter Centre Frequency Leakage  
5.12 Transmit Spectral Flatness  
5.13 160 MHz Sub-Carriers  
5.14 802.11ac Receiver Sensitivity  
5.15 802.11ac Receiver Adjacent and Nonadjacent Channel Rejection  
5.16 Receiver Maximum Input Level  
5.17 Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)  
5.18 Video Demo – WLAN 802.11ac Measurements  

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