Master’s studies

Syllabus for Wireless Communication and Networked Embedded Systems

Trådlös kommunikation och inbyggda system


  • 10 credits
  • Course code: 1DT103
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Computer Science A1F, Technology A1F, Embedded Systems A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), 3, 4, 5
  • Established: 2015-03-12
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2016-04-29
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: week 20, 2016
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits including 90 credits in computer science and mathematics with Computer Networks I and Real Time Systems or equivalent.
  • Responsible department: Department of Information Technology

Learning outcomes

After passing the course a participant will be able to

  • use suitable principles and standards (e.g. IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee) in design and evaluation of sensor networks and wireless communication protocols for small digital transmitters.
  • demonstrate an ability to critically evaluate, analyse and present (verbally and in written form) the content and implications of research articles in the area.
  • drawing on relevant results from research literature design and implement software and system solutions for wireless embedded systems.


Programming of embedded systems on exempel of sensor node, distributed algorithms, radio communication (propagation and modulation), energy efficiency, communication protocols for wireless systems.


Lectures, seminars, labs, and project.


Written test (3,5 credits), written and oral examination of labs (1,5 hp), and written and oral examination of project (5hp) .

Other directives

Wireless communication and embedded systems, 5 credits, (1DT095) and Wireless communication and embedded systems, 10 credits, 1DT077, can not be counted towards graduation together with this course.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: week 21, 2016

  • Kurose, James F.; Ross, Keith W. Computer networking : a top-down approach

    5th ed., international ed.: Boston, Mass.: Pearson, cop. 2010

    Find in the library