Electronic Communications

ISBN-10: 013312083X
ISBN-13: 9780133120837
Edition: 4th 1995
List price: $245.00
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Description: For one/two-term courses in Basic Electronic Communications. This comprehensive introduction to electronic communications explores the fundamental concepts and their state-of-the-art application in radio, telephone, facsimile, television,  More...

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List price: $245.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 2/24/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 820
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English

For one/two-term courses in Basic Electronic Communications. This comprehensive introduction to electronic communications explores the fundamental concepts and their state-of-the-art application in radio, telephone, facsimile, television, satellite, and fiber optic communications. It features an explanatory as well as descriptive approach, avoids lengthy mathematical derivations, and introduces the use of Mathcad for problem solving in selected areas.

Dennis Roddy, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, has taught courses that include Satellite Communications, Communications Systems, Optical Communications, and Analysis and Design of Analog Circuits. He has more than 40 years of experience in both industrial and technical education. His previous books include Radio and Line Transmission, vols.1 and 2, Introduction to Microelectronics, Microwave Technology, and the first two editions of Satellite Communications. In addition, he has coauthored several textbooks and published technical papers and reports on a wide variety of topics.

(NOTE: Each chapter begins with an Introduction and concludes with Problems. )
Passive Circuits
Attenuator Pads
Series Tuned Circuit
Parallel
Tuned Circuit
Self Capacitance of a Coil
Skin Effect
Mutual Inductance
High Frequency Transformers
Tapped Inductor
Capacitive Tap
Maximum Power Transfer and Impedance Matching
Low Frequency Transformers
Passive Filters
Waveform Spectra
Sinusoidal Waveforms
General Periodic Waveforms
Trigonometric Fourier Series for a Periodic Waveform
Fourier Coefficients
Spectrum for the Trigonometric Fourier Series
Rectangular Waves
Sawtooth Waveform
Pulse Train
Some General Properties of Periodic Waveforms
Exponential Fourier Series
Approximate Formulae for the Fourier Coefficients
Energy Signals and Fourier Transforms
Fast Fourier Transform
Inverse Fast Fourier Transform
Filtering of Signals
Power Signals
Bandwidth Requirements for Analog Information Signals
Digital Line Waveforms
Symbols, Binits, Bits, and Bauds
Functional Notation for Pulses
Line Codes and Waveforms
M-ary Encoding
InterSymbol Interference
Pulse Shaping
Noise
Thermal Noise
Shot Noise
Partition Noise
Low Frequency or Flicker Noise
Burst Noise
Avalanche Noise
Bipolar Transistor Noise
Field Effect Transistor Noise
Equivalent Input Noise Generators and Comparison of BJTs and FETs
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
S/N Ratio of a Tandem Connection
Noise Factor
Amplifier Input Noise in Terms of F
Noise Factor of Amplifiers in Cascade
Noise Factor and Equivalent Input Noise Generators
Noise Factor of a Lossy Network
Noise Temperature
Measurement of Noise Temperature and Noise Factor
Narrowband Band-pass Noise
Tuned Small-Signal Amplifiers, Mixers, and Active Filters
The Hybrid-p Equivalent Circuit for the BJT
Short-Circuit Current Gain for the BJT
Common Emitter (CE) Amplifier
Stability and Neutralization
Common-Base Amplifier
Available Power Gain
Cascode Amplifier
Hybrid-p Equivalent Circuit for a FET
Mixer Circuits
Active Filters
Oscillators
Amplification and Positive Feedback
RC Phase Shift Oscillators
LC Oscillators
Crystal Oscillators
Voltage-Controlled Oscillators
Stability
Frequency Synthesizers
Receivers
Superheterodyne Receivers
Tuning Range
Tracking
Sensitivity and Gain
Image Rejection
Spurious Responses
Adjacent Channel Selectivity
Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
Double Conversion
Electronically Tuned Receivers
(ETRs) Integrated-Circuit Receivers
Amplitude Modulation
Amplitude Modulation
Amplitude Modulation Index
Modulation Index for Sinusoidal AM
Frequency Spectrum for Sinusoidal AM
Average Power for Sinusoidal AM
Effective Voltage and Current for Sinusoidal AM
Nonsinusoidal Modulation
Double-sideband Suppressed Carrier (DSBSC) Modulation
Amplitude Modulator Circuits
Amplitude Demodulator Circuits
Amplitude Modulated Transmitters
AM Receivers
Noise in AM Systems
Single Sideband Modulation
Single-sideband Principles
Balanced Modulators
SSB Generation
SSB Reception
Modified SSB Systems
Signal-to-Noise Ratio for SSB
Companded Single Sideband
Angle Modulation
Frequency Modulation
Sinusoidal FM
Frequency Spectrum for Sinusoidal FM
Average Power in Sinusoidal FM
Non-Sinusoidal Modulation: Deviation Ratio
Measurement of Modulation Index for Sinusoidal FM
Phase Modulation
Equivalence between PM and FM
Sinusoidal Phase Modulation
Digital Phase Modulation
Angle Modulator Circuits
FM Transmitters
Angle Modulator Circuits
FM Transmitters
Angle Modulation Detectors
Automatic Frequency Control
Amplitude Limiters
Noise in FM Systems
Pre-emphasis and De-emphasis
FM Broadcast Receivers
FM Stereo Receivers
Pulse Modulation
Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM)
Pulse Code Modulation (PCM)
Pulse Frequency Modulation (PFM)
Pulse Time Modulation (PTM)
Pulse Position Modulation (PPM)
Pulse Width Modulation (PWM)
Digital Communications
Synchronization
Asynchronous Transmission
Probability of Bit Error in Baseband Transmission
Matched Filter
Optimum Terminal Filters
Bit-timing Recovery
Eye Diagrams
Digital Carrier Systems
Carrier Recovery Circuits
Differential Phase Shift Keying (DPSK)
Hard and Soft Decision Decoders
Error Control Coding
Transmission Lines and Cables
Primary Line Constants
Phase Velocity and Line Wavelength
Characteristic Impedance
Propagation Coefficient
Phase and Group Velocities
Standing Waves
Lossless Lines at Radio frequencies
Voltage Standing Wave Ratio
Slotted-Line Measurements at Radio Frequencies
Transmission Lines as Circuit Elements
Smith Chart
Time-domain Reflectometry
Telephone Lines and Cables
Radio Frequency Lines
Microstrip Transmission Lines
Use of Mathcad in Transmission Line Calculations
Waveguides
Rectangular Waveguides
Other Modes
Radio Wave Propagation
Propagation in Free Space
Tropospheric Propagation
Ionospheric Propagation
Surface Wave
Low Frequency Propagation and Very Low Frequency Propagation
Extremely Low Frequency Propagation
Summary of Radio Wave Propagation
Antennas
Antenna Equivalent Circuits
Coordinate System
Radiation Fields
Polarization
Isotropic Radiator
Power Gain of an Antenna
Effective Area of an Antenna
Effective Length of an Antenna
Hertzian Dipole
Half Wave Dipole
Vertical Antennas
Folded Elements
Loop and Ferrite Rod Receiving Antennas
Nonresonant Antennas
Driven Arrays
Parasitic Arrays
VHF-UHF Antennas
Microwave Antennas
Telephone Systems
Wire Telephony
Public Telephone Network
Facsimile and Television
Facsimile Transmission
Television
Television Signal
Satellite Communications
Kepler's First Law
Kepler's Second Law
Kepler's Third Law
Orbits
Geostationary Orbit
Power Systems
Attitude Control
Satellite Station Keeping
Antenna Look Angles
Limits of Visibility
Frequency Plans and Polarization
Transponders
Uplink Power Budget Calculations
Downlink Power Budget Calculations
Overall Link Budget Calculations
Digital Carrier Transmission
Multiple Access Methods
Fiber Optic Communications
Principles of Light Transmission in a Fiber
Losses in Fibers
Dispersion
Light Sources for Fiber Optics
Photo Detectors
Connectors and Splices
Fiber Optic Communication Link
Logarithmic Units
The Transverse Electromagnetic Wave
Index

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