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A Macrocell Model Based on the Parabolic Diffusion Differential Equation

  • Jan-Erik Berg
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Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 309)

Abstract

A method to determine the path loss in macrocells, based on the parabolic diffusion differential equation, disregarding the phase information of the propagating wave, is suggested. The multiple knife-edge approach is applied and only multiple diffracted waves, no reflections, are considered. A non-flat terrain can be handled. The differential equation is solved by using the explicit Forward-Difference method, where the distance between the calculation points can be 5 m in the height direction when the wavelength is only 0.3 metres, which makes the method extremely computer efficient.

Keywords

Path Loss Line Source Suggested Model Knife Edge Hilly Terrain 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan-Erik Berg
    • 1
  1. 1.Ericsson Radio Systems ABStockholmSweden

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