Electronic Communication Systems A Complete Course

ISBN-10: 0130916218
ISBN-13: 9780130916211
Edition: 4th 2002
List price: $137.00
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Description: For one/two-term courses in Basic Electronic Communications or in-house seminars/workshops in professional settings. This book conveys the reality of today's communication systems by balancing traditional elements with the three more recent,  More...

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List price: $137.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/18/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 832
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

For one/two-term courses in Basic Electronic Communications or in-house seminars/workshops in professional settings. This book conveys the reality of today's communication systems by balancing traditional elements with the three more recent, radical developments that have had the most dramatic effects on the fieldthe widespread use of integrated circuits, microprocessors and software, digital techniques, and signals. It covers the latest tools, techniques, and standards to help prepare students for systems of today and the next-generation systems.

Spectrum, Noise, and Modulation
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
An Introduction to Modern Communications Systems
Electromagnetic Waves and Energy
The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Allocations
Bandwidth and Information Capacity
Simplex, Duplex, and Half-Duplex Systems
Fourier and Spectrum Analysis
Time and Frequency Domains
The Spectrum Analyzer
Fourier Analysis: Examples
Modulation and the Frequency Spectrum
The Spectra of Digital Signals
Superposition
Power and Energy Spectrum
Decibels and Noise
Signal Magnitudes and Ranges
Decibel Calculation: Examples
Decibel Reference Values
System Measurements with dB
Decibels and Bandwidth
Noise and Its Effects
Sources and Types of Noise
Noise Measurements
Amplitude Modulation
Need for Modulation
Basics of AM
Modulation Index and Signal Power
AM Circuits
Suppressed Carriers and Single Sideband
SSB Transmitter Circuits
Continuous-Wave AM
Transmitter Functions and Testing
Receivers for AM
The Role of the Receiver
Receiver Techniques and Stages
RF Stage
Mixer and Local Oscillator
IF Stage
AM Demodulation and Audio Stages
SSB and CW Demodulation
Complete Receivers
Amplitude Modulation: Features and Drawbacks
AM Receiver Testing
Frequency and Phase Modulation
The Concept of Frequency Modulation
FM Spectrum and Bandwidth
Transmitters
Receiver Functions
FM Demodulators
The Phase-Locked Loop and Stereo Demodulation
Phase Modulation
Comparison of AM, FM, and PM
FM Receiver Systems
FM Testing and Equipment
Media, Transmission Lines, and Wave Propagation
Wire and Cable Media
Wire and Cable Parameters
Balanced and Unbalanced Lines
Line Drivers and Receivers
Twisted-Pair and Coaxial Cables
Time-Domain Reflectometry
Transmission Lines
Impedance and Line Fundamentals
Microstrip Lines and Striplines
Waveguides
Line and Load Matching
The Smith Chart
Test Equipment
Propagation and Antennas
Propagation and the Function of Antennas
Propagation Modes
Antenna Characterization
Antenna Fundamentals
Elementary Antennas
Advanced Multiple-Element Antennas
Advanced Single-Element Antennas
Digital Systems
Digital Information
Digital Information in Communications
Digital Specifications
Sampling, Bandwidth, and Bit Rates
Digital Testing
Digital Communication Fundamentals
Analog-to-Digital and Digital-to-Analog Converters
Pulse Code Modulation
Synchronization
Delta Modulation
Troubleshooting
Digital Communication Systems
Complexity of Digital Communications
Coding
Format
Physical Interface and Throughput
Protocol and State Diagrams
Asynchronous and Synchronous Systems and Effective Throughput
Error Detection and Correction
Digital Modulation and Testing
Basic Modulation and Demodulation
Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
Loopbacks, Error Rates, and Eye Patterns
Random Bit Generation and Data Encryption
Communications Systems and Applications
TV/Video and Facsimile
Imaging Basics
The TV Signal
Color TV
TV Receivers
Facsimile
MPEG Encoding, Digital TV, and Broadcast Direct Satellite TV
Frequency Synthesizers and Direct Conversion
Direct and Indirect Synthesis
Basic Indirect Synthesis
Extending Synthesizers
Synthesizers and Microprocessor Systems
IF-to-Baseband Conversion, Undersampling, and Wideband Digital Receivers
The Telephone System
Overview of the System
The Telephone Instrument and the Local Loop
The Central Office and Loop Supervision
The Central Office and Switching
Electronic Switching Systems
Echoes and Echo Cancellation
Digital Signals and Switching
The RS-232 Interface Standard, Modems, and High-Speed POTS Links
Role of the Interface Standard
RS-232 Operation
RS-232 ICs
RS-232: Examples and Troubleshooting
Modem Functions
Standard Modems for POTS Lines
Other "RS" Communications Standards
High-Speed POTS Links Using xDSL
Local and Wide Area Networks; Special-Purpose Links
Network Applications
Topologies
Protocols and Access
Network Examples
Wide Area Networks and Packet Switching
Advanced Networks: ISDN, SONET, FDDI, and ATM
The Internet and the World Wide Web
Special Networks: Fire Wire, Universal Serial Bus, IrDA, and Home Automation
Spread-Spectrum Systems
Satellite Communication, Navigation, and the Global Positioning System
Communications and Orbits
Satellite Design
Ground Stations
LORAN Navigation
Satellite Navigation
Cellular Telephone and Advanced Wireless Systems
The Cellular Concept
Cellular System Implementation
Cellular System Protocol and Testing
Advanced and Next-Generation Cellular Systems
Basic and Advanced Paging Systems
Radar Systems
Radar Concepts and Display
Pulse Shapes
Radar System Circuitry and Components
Advanced Radar Systems
Broadband Systems
Multiplexing
Introduction to Multiplexing
Space-Division Multiplexing
Frequency-Division Multiplexing
Time-Division Multiplexing
Multiple-Stage Multiplexing
Microwave Equipment and Devices
Test Instruments and Methods
Vacuum-Tube Devices
Semiconductor Devices
Surface Acoustic Waves
Fiber Optics
Fiber Optic System Characteristics
The Optical Fiber
Sources and Detectors
Complete Systems and Networks; Optical Switching Multiplexers, and Amplifiers
Fiber Optic Testing
Answers to Selected Problems
Appendices
Electromagnetic Spectrum
dB Table
ASCII Code Chart
The Internet Transport Protocol (TCP/IP)
Useful Web-based Resources and References
Index

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