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    Wireless Communications Principles and Practice

    ISBN-10: 0130422320
    ISBN-13: 9780130422323
    Author(s): Theodore S. Rappaport
    Description: For cellular radio engineers and technicians. The leading book on wireless communications offers a wealth of practical information on the implementation realities of wireless communications. This book also contains up-to-date information on the  More...
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    Edition: 2nd
    Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 736
    Size: 7.20" wide x 9.49" long x 1.65" tall
    Weight: 2.750
    Language: English

    For cellular radio engineers and technicians. The leading book on wireless communications offers a wealth of practical information on the implementation realities of wireless communications. This book also contains up-to-date information on the major wireless communications standards from around the world. Covers every fundamental aspect of wireless communications, from cellular system design to networking, plus world-wide standards, including ETACS, GSM, and PDC. Theodore Rappaport is Series Editor for the Prentice Hall Communication, Engineering, and Emerging Technologies Series.

    Preface
    Introduction to Wireless Communication Systems
    Evolution of Mobile Radio Communications
    Mobile Radiotelephony in the U.S.
    Mobile Radio Systems Around the World
    Examples of Wireless Communication Systems
    Trends in Cellular Radio and Personal Communications
    Problems
    Modern Wireless Communication Systems
    Second Generation (2G) Cellular Networks
    Third Generation (3G) Wireless Networks
    Wireless Local Loop (WLL) and LMDS
    Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs)
    Bluetooth and Personal Area Networks (PANs)
    Summary
    Problems
    The Cellular Concept--System Design Fundamentals
    Introduction
    Frequency Reuse
    Channel Assignment Strategies
    Handoff Strategies
    Interference and System Capacity
    Trunking and Grade of Service
    Improving Coverage and Capacity in Cellular Systems
    Summary
    Problems
    Mobile Radio Propagation: Large-Scale Path Loss
    Introduction to Radio Wave Propagation
    Free Space Propagation Model
    Relating Power to Electric Field
    The Three Basic Propagation Mechanisms
    Reflection
    Ground Reflection (Two-Ray) Model
    Diffraction
    Scattering
    Practical Link Budget Design Using Path Loss Models
    Outdoor Propagation Models
    Indoor Propagation Models
    Signal Penetration into Buildings
    Ray Tracing and Site Specific Modeling
    Problems
    Mobile Radio Propagation: Small-Scale Fading and Multipath
    Small-Scale Multipath Propagation
    Impulse Response Model of a Multipath Channel
    Small-Scale Multipath Measurements
    Parameters of Mobile Multipath Channels
    Types of Small-Scale Fading
    Rayleigh and Ricean Distributions
    Statistical Models for Multipath Fading Channels
    Theory of Multipath Shape Factors for Small-Scale Fading Wireless Channels
    Summary
    Problems
    Modulation Techniques for Mobile Radio
    Frequency Modulation vs. Amplitude Modulation
    Amplitude Modulation
    Angle Modulation
    Digital Modulation--an Overview
    Line Coding
    Pulse Shaping Techniques
    Geometric Representation of Modulation Signals
    Linear Modulation Techniques
    Constant Envelope Modulation
    Combined Linear and Constant Envelope Modulation Techniques
    Spread Spectrum Modulation Techniques
    Modulation Performance in Fading and Multipath Channels
    Problems
    Equalization, Diversity, and Channel Coding
    Introduction
    Fundamentals of Equalization
    Training A Generic Adaptive Equalizer
    Equalizers in a Communications Receiver
    Survey of Equalization Techniques
    Linear Equalizers
    Nonlinear Equalization
    Algorithms for Adaptive Equalization
    Fractionally Spaced Equalizers
    Diversity Techniques
    RAKE Receiver
    Interleaving
    Fundamentals of Channel Coding
    Block Codes and Finite Fields
    Convolutional Codes
    Coding Gain
    Trellis Coded Modulation
    Turbo Codes
    Problems
    Speech Coding
    Introduction
    Characteristics of Speech Signals
    Quantization Techniques
    Adaptive Differential Pulse Code Modulation (ADPCM)
    Frequency Domain Coding of Speech
    Vocoders
    Linear Predictive Coders
    Choosing Speech Codecs for Mobile Communications
    The GSM Codec
    The USDC Codec
    Performance Evaluation of Speech Coders
    Problems
    Multiple Access Techniques for Wireless Communications
    Introduction
    Frequency Division Multiple Access (FDMA)
    Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA)
    Spread Spectrum Multiple Access
    Space Division Multiple Access (SDMA)
    Packet Radio
    Capacity of Cellular Systems
    Problems
    Wireless Networking
    Introduction to Wireless Networks
    Differences Between Wireless and Fixed Telephone Networks
    Development of Wireless Networks
    Fixed Network Transmission Hierarchy
    Traffic Routing in Wireless Networks
    Wireless Data Services
    Common Channel Signaling (CCS)
    Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
    Signaling System No. 7 (SS7)
    An Example of SS7--Global Cellular Network Interoperability
    Personal Communication Services/Networks (PCS/PCNs)
    Protocols for Network Access
    Network Databases
    Universal Mobile Telecommunication System (UMTS)
    Summary
    Wireless Systems and Standards
    AMPS and ETACS
    United States Digital Cellular (IS-54 and IS-136)
    Global System for Mobile (GSM)
    CDMA Digital Cellular Standard (IS-95)
    CT2 Standard for Cordless Telephones
    Digital European Cordless Telephone (DECT)
    PACS--Personal Access Communication Systems
    Pacific Digital Cellular (PDC)
    Personal Handyphone System (PHS)
    US PCS and ISM Bands
    US Wireless Cable Television
    Summary of Standards Throughout the World
    Problems
    Appendices
    Trunking Theory
    Noise Figure Calculations for Link Budgets
    Rate Variance Relationships for Shape Factor Theory
    Approximate Spatial Autocovariance Function for Shape Factor Theory
    Gaussian Approximations for Spread Spectrum CDMA
    Q, erf and erfc Functions
    Mathematical Tables, Functions, and Transforms
    Abbreviations and Acronyms
    References
    Index

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