LTE Training

3G Network Solutions

LTE/IMS/IoT/5G Telecom Centre

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LTE Overview Course Content

O1.Mobile Network Cocepts
PLMN and Core Network Entities,HomeNode
Area Definitions
Entities of Mobile Systems - CS & PS
Access Network Entities
MS and UE Entities
3GPP Entities
     GCR
    CAMEL, Applications, AEF
    CBS, MBMS, SMSIP
    IMS
    Gateways
    WLAN Interworking
    GUP, SPR,MNP,BBERF,UDR
    PCRF,OCS/OFCS
    SRVCC, CSFallBack
    Lawfull Interception

O2.LTE SAE Architecture

Evolution of Architecture – GSM to UMTS to LTE to LTE-Advanced.
3GPP with Non-3GPP Architecture
EPC (MME, S-GW, P-GW, PCRF, HSS)
eNB, HeNB and Relay Nodes
LTE-Advanced
LTE Protocol Stacks Summary
Protocol architecture
       User Plane (MAC, RLC, PDCP)
       Control Plane (RRC, NAS-MM,SM,CM)
S1 and X2 Interface, Other interfaces
Security Architecture
MBMS Architecture
CS FallBack, SRVCC, VoLTE

O3.Motivation to LTE

Multicarrier Technology
 LTE Requirements
Multiple Antenna Technology
Packet-Switched Radio Interface

O4.OFDMA & SC_FDMA

Downlink OFDMA
        Orthogonal Multiplexing Principle
        PAPR and Sensitivity to Non-linearity
        Timing Offset and Cyclic Prefix Dimensioning
        Parameter Dimensioning
       Physical Layer Parameters for LTE
Uplink SC-FDMA
       DFT SC-FDMA
       SC-FDMA Parameters

O5.LTE Frame Structure

Uplink and Downlink frane timings
FDD Frame Structure
TDD Frame Structure
Cyclic Prefix
Fourier transform concept (IFFT)
TDD Frame configurations
Resource Block and Resource Elements

O6.PHY Chan Mapping

Channels and Signals
Mapping between Logical, Transport and Physical
Uplink Channel mapping
       PUSCH, PUCCH, PRACH
Downlink Channel Mapping
       BCH, PDCCH, CFICH, PHICH, PDSCH, MCH
UL and DL RS - CRS, DMRS,

O7.PHY Chan processing

CRC, Encoding & Rate Matching
Segmentation and Concatenation
Multiplexing and Interleaving
Scrambling
Modulation
Layer Mapping
Transform Precoding
Precoding Matrix
Resource Element Mapping
DFT and IFFT
CP Insertion and Transmission.

O8.PHY Layer Procedures
PSS and SSS - for FDD and TDD
Synchronization and Cell Search
Radio Link Failure and Recovery Procedure
Physical Channels Processing Procedures
PBCH Processing
Timing Advance
UL and DL Power Control
RS and other RE power control ratio
RACH Procedure
DCI Concepts
CQI, PMI and RI
Resource Allocation
Frequency Hopping
CFICH, PHICH and PDCCH Processing
HARQ Procedure

O9.MAC Overview
MAC architecture
Random Access procedure
Maintenance of Uplink Time Alignment
DL-SCH data transfer
UL-SCH data transfer
       Priority Handling
       HARQ operation
       Multiplexing and assembly
       Scheduling Request
       BSR, PHR
PCH, BCH, MCH reception
Formats and parameters, Variables
       MAC PDU (DL-SCH and UL-SCH)
       MAC Control Elements
       MAC PDU (transparent MAC)
      MAC PDU (Random Access Response)

O10.RLC Overview

RLC architecture
Data transfer procedures
ARQ procedures
       Retransmission
       Status & Polling
       SDU discard procedures
Protocol data units
      RLC data PDU
      RLC control PDU
      Formats and parameters
Variables, constants and timers

O11.PDCP Overview

PDCP architecture
Services & Functions
PDCP procedures
      Data Transfer & Re-establishment procedure
      PDCP Status Report & Discards
      Header Compression and Decompression
      Ciphering and Deciphering
      Integrity Protection and Verification
Protocol data units, formats and parameters
Variables, constants and timers

O12.RRC Overview
Power-On Idle Mode operations
PLMN and Cell (Re)Selection
Idle Mode Paging
SI-Broadcast
Connection Control Procedures
Intra-RAT Handover
Inter-RAT Handover
RRC Measurements
RRC Procedure Timing Limits
MBMS and Concepts
ASN1 Structures and Variables

O13.NAS Overview
NAS Introduction
NAS Security
NAS Elementary and Common
eMM Specific & CM Procs
Session Management
NAS Message Format & IE
NAS L3 Signalling