21

Cell Design Principles

 

     Michel Daoud Yacoub

21.1 Introduction

21.2 Cellular Principles

21.3 Performance Measures and System Requirements

21.4 System Expansion Techniques

21.5 Basic Design Steps

21.6 Traffic Engineering

21.7 Cell Coverage

Propagation Model

Base Station Coverage

Application Examples

21.8 Interference

Adjacent Channel Interference

Co-Channel Interference

21.9 Conclusions

References

Further Reading

21.1 Introduction

 

Designing a cellular network is a challenging task that invites engineers to exercise all their knowledge in telecommunications. Although it may not be necessary to work as an expert in all of the fields, the interrelationship among the areas involved impels the designer to naturally search for a deeper understanding ...

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