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Wireless Communications Principles and Practice

ISBN-10: 0130422320
ISBN-13: 9780130422323
Edition: 2nd 2002 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $130.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 12/31/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 736
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
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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