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ECTS Course Overview

Access Network

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Course Unit Code440-2306/02
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Optional
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
MER70Ing. Přemysl Mer, Ph.D.
Student will be introduced into the structure of telecommunication networks which part are the access network. The access network can be divided into metallic, optic and wireless. There will be given the information about basic characteristic, principles and interfaces of each area. Student will be able to characterize now-a-day technologies and development trends as well.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Understand the technologies used in access networks.

Learning outcomes are set so that the students are able to identify and apply tasks in the field of access networks.
Course Contents

Structure of telecommunication networks, access networks, metodology of access to common tranfer medium
Access metodology used in acess networks - TDMA, FDMA, WDMA, SCMA, CDMA.
Interface between access network and local node, groupe of protocols of Interface V5.
Metalic access network, features of metalic line, link code, modulation
Access technology xDSL, digital loops IDSL, ADSL, VDSL, BDSL.
Optical access networks, features of OLT and ONU, optical distribution network, PON and AON.
Narrowband optical networks, features and control.
Distribution, optical and hybrid access networks.
Multifunction broadband access networks.
Radio access networks.
Systems of 802.11 standard.
Access networks in Europe, development and trends.

Safety in Laboratory, Overview of Praktical Lectures, Punctual Classification.

Inclusion, Credit.

xDSL - Simulation and Services.
xDSL - Measurement of Physical Layer Features.
DECT - Measurement and Analysis of Network.
Bluetooth - Measurement and Analysis of Network.

Computer labs:
xDSL - Cofiguration of xDSL Device.
Access Network with PbX.
Cofiguration of PbX Device.
PON - Cofiguration of PON Network.
Cofiguration of ATM Access Point.
WLAN - Cofiguration and Design of Networks.
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
Golden, P., Dedieu, H., Jacobsen, K. S.: Fundamentals of DSL Technology, Auerbach Publications, 2006
Vaculík, M.: Prístupové siete, ŽU Žilina, 2000
Blunár, K.; Diviš, Z.: Telekomunikačné siete, časť IV., skripta - Žilina, 2000
Recommended Reading:
Morrow, R.: Wireless Network Coexistence, The McGraw-Hill Companies, 2004
Vodrážka, J.: Přenosové systémy v přístupových sítích,ČVUT Praha, 2003
Doboš, L., Dúha, J., Marchevský, S., V., Wieser, V.:Mobilné rádiové siete, ŽU Žilina, 2002
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined