TTM4133 - Mobile Networks and Services


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
work 30/100
Written examination 70/100 3 hours D

Course content

Introduction to communication: Natural communication, artificial communication, telecommunication, mobile communication. Fundamentals of mobile communication: communication model, communication components, telecommunication systems and signalling, cellular concept. Mobile management functions. Mobile systems: GSM, GPRS, UMTS, LTE. Communication services on IP networks: SIP, IMS, Over the top services

Learning outcome

A. Knowledge:
1) To get a profound understanding of concepts and principles of mobility and mobile communications
2) To get a profound understanding of the fundamental functions of mobility
3) To get a profound understanding of signalling and IP networks signalling
4) To get a basic understanding of current mobile communication systems
5) To get a basic understanding about IP communication services

B. Skills:
1) To be able to communicate, reason and creatively think about mobility and mobile communications
2) To be able to design, implement and use mobile communication systems
3) To be able to communicate, reason and creatively think about signalling and IP network signalling
4) To be able to design, implement and use IP communication services

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises and a compulsory practical assignment.

Compulsory assignments

  • Project assignment

Further on evaluation

Portfolio assessment is the basis for the grade in the course. The portfolio includes a practical assignment with up to 2 deliveries which counts 30% and a written final exam which counts 70%. The results for the parts are given in %-scores. The entire portfolio is assigned a letter grade.
The written exam is given in English only. The exam can be answered in English or in Norwegian.
If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.
If a student also after the re-sit exam has the final grade F/failed, the student must repeat the entire course. Works that count in the final grade must be repeated.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

To be announced at the beginning of the term.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
TTM4130 3.7 01.09.2014
More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

No.of lecture hours: 4
Lab hours: 3
No.of specialization hours: 5

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Telematics
  • Technological subjects
Contact information


Examination arrangement: Portfolio assessment

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD work 30/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 70/100 D
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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