Modern Electronic Communication

ISBN-10: 0131130374
ISBN-13: 9780131130371
Edition: 8th 2005
List price: $140.20
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Description: Now in its eighth edition,Modern Electronic Communicationthoroughly examines the key concepts in electronic communications. The book contains many examples of communication circuit troubleshooting and includes extensive use of Electronics Workbench  More...

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Book details

List price: $140.20
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/24/2004
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 960
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.180
Language: English

Now in its eighth edition,Modern Electronic Communicationthoroughly examines the key concepts in electronic communications. The book contains many examples of communication circuit troubleshooting and includes extensive use of Electronics Workbench Multisim throughout. This edition has expanded the coverage of digital communications to present readers with the latest techniques and methods which reflect current practices in industry. Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim sections at the end of each chapter help readers gain the understanding of an important concept presented in the chapter by presenting circuits in a tutorial manner.This edition still features the best of older communication circuits with new content on current circuits, data sheets, and communication techniques from Philips Semiconductor, Maxim, Analog Devices, Lectrosonics, and Zarlink. Updated wireless digital communications topics include direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS), spreading and de-spreading the signal, pseudo noise (PN) codes, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), phase-shift keying (PSK), and frequency shift keying, troubleshooting cellular telephone problems.A thorough and up-to-date reference for Electronic Technicians.

(Note: Most chapters begin with an Introduction and conclude with Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim, Summary, and Questions and Problems.)
Introductory Topics
The dB in Communications
Noise
Noise Designation and Calculation
Noise Measurement
Information and Bandwidth
LC Circuits
Oscillators
Amplitude Modulation: Transmission
Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals
Percentage Modulation
AM Analysis
Circuits for AM Generation
AM Transmitter Systems
Transmitter Measurements
Amplitude Modulation: Reception
Receiver Characteristics
AM Detection
Superheterodyne Receivers
Superheterodyne Tuning
Superheterodyne Analysis
Automatic Gain Control
AM Receiver Systems
Single-Sideband Communications
Single-Sideband Characteristics
Sideband Generation: The Balanced Modulator
SSB Filters
SSB Transmitters
SSB Demodulation
SSB Receivers
Frequency Modulation: Transmission
Angle Modulation
A Simple FM Generator
FM Analysis
Noise Suppression
Direct FM Generation
Indirect FM Generation
Phase-Locked Loop FM Transmittor
Stereo FM
FM Transmission
Frequency Modulation: Reception
Block Diagram
RF Amplifiers
Limiters
Discriminators
Phase-Locked Loop
Stereo Demodulation
FM Receivers
Communications Techniques
Frequency Conversion
Special Techniques
Receiver Noise, Sensitivity, and Dynamic Range Relationships
Frequency Synthesis
Direct Signal Synthesis
FM Communications Transceivers
Digital Communications: Coding Techniques
Alphanumeric Codes
Pulse-Code Modulation
Digital Signal Encoding Formats
Coding Principles
Code Error Detection and Correction
Wired Digital Communications
Background Material for Digital Communication
Bandwidth Considerations
Data Transmission
Time-Division Multiple Access (TDMA)
Delta and Pulse Modulation
Computer Communication
Wireless Digital Communications
Digital Modulation Techniques
Spread Spectrum
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
Telemetry
Network Communications
Basic Telephone Operation
Cellular Phone and PCS Systems
Local Area Networks
Assembling a LAN
LAN Interconnection
Internet
IP Telephony
Interfacing the Networks
Transmission Lines
Types of Transmission Lines
Electrical Characteristics of Transmission Lines
Propagation of DC Voltage Down a Line
Nonresonant Line
Resonant Transmission Line
Standing Wave Ratio
The Smith Chart
Transmission Line Applications
Wave Propagation
Electrical to Electromagnetic Conversion
Electromagnetic Waves
Waves Not in Free Space
Ground-and Space-Wave Propagation
Sky-Wave Propagation
Satellite Communications
Antennas
Basic Antenna Theory
Half-Wave Dipole Antennas
Radiation Resistance
Antenna Feed Lines
Vertical Antenna
Antenna Arrays
Special-Purpose Antennas
Waveguides and Radar
Comparison of Transmission Systems
Types of Waveguides
Physical Picture of Waveguide Propagation
Other Types of Waveguides
Other Waveguide Considerations
Termination and Attenuation
Directional Coupler
Coupling Waveguide Energy and Cavity Resonators
Radar
Microintegrated Circuit Waveguiding
Microwaves and Lasers
Microwave Antennas
Microwave Tubes
Solid-State Microwave Devices
Ferrites
Low-Noise Amplification
Lasers
Television
Transmitter Principles
Transmitter/Receiver Synchronization
Resolution
The Television Signal
Television Receivers
The Front End and IF Amplifiers
The Video Section
Sync and Deflection
Principles of Color Television
Sound and Picture Improvements
Digital Television
Fiber Optics
The Nature of Light
Optical Fibers
Fiber Attenuation and Dispersion
Optical Components
Fiber Connections and Splices
Cabling Construction
System Design and Operational Issues
Optical Networks
Safety
Glossary
Acronyms and Abbreviations
Index

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