Fundamentals of Communications Systems by Michael P. FitzFundamentals of Communications Systems by Michael P. Fitz

Fundamentals of Communications Systems

byMichael P. Fitz

Hardcover | July 18, 2007

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Get a Solid Account of Physical Layer Communications Theory, Illustrated with Numerous Interactive MATLAB Mini-Projects

You can rely on Fundamentals of Communications Systems for a solid introduction to physical layer communications theory, filled with modern implementations and MATLAB examples. This state-of-the-art guide covers essential theory and current engineering practice, carefully explaining the real-world tradeoffs necessary among performance, spectral efficiency, and complexity.

Written by an award-winning communications expert, the book first takes readers through analog communications basics, amplitude modulations, analog angle modulation, and random processes. This essential resource then explains noise in bandpass communications systems.bandpass Gaussian random communications basics.complexity of optimum demodulation.spectrally efficient data transmission...and more. Fundamentals of Communications Systems features:

A modern approach to communications theory, reflecting current engineering applications
- Numerous MATLAB problems integrated throughout, with software available for download at
- Detailed coverage of tradeoffs among performance, spectral efficiency, and complexity in engineering design
- Text written in four parts for easy modular presentationInside This On-Target Communications Engineering Tool

. Mathematical Foundations . Analog Communications Basics . Amplitude Modulations . Analog Angle Modulation . More Topics in Analog Communications . Random Processes . Noise in Bandpass Communications Systems . Bandpass Gaussian Random Processes . Digital Communications Basics . Optimal Single Bit Demodulation Structures . Transmitting More than One Bit . Complexity of Optimum Demodulation . Spectrally Efficient Data Transmission
Michael Fitz is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles and is a member of the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Communications.
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Title:Fundamentals of Communications SystemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9.3 × 7.2 × 1.49 inPublished:July 18, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071482806

ISBN - 13:9780071482806

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Introduction

Part 1: Mathematical Foundations

Chapter 2: Signals and Systems Review

Chapter 3: Review of Probability and Random Variables

Chapter 4: Complex Baseband Representation of Bandpass Signals

Part 2: Analog Communication

Chapter 5: Analog Communications Basic

Chapter 6: Amplitude Modulation

Chapter 7: Analog Angle Modulation

Chapter 8: More Topics in Analog Communications

Part 3: Noise in Communications Systems

Chapter 9: Random Processes

Chapter 10: Noise in Bandpass Communication Systems

Chapter 11: Fidelity in Analog Demodulation

Part 4: Fundamentals of Digital Communication

Chapter 12: Digital Communication Basics

Chapter 13: Optimal Single Bit Demodulation Structures

Chapter 14: Transmitting More Than One Bit

Chapter 15: Managing the Complexity of Optimum Demodulation

Chapter 16: Spectrality Efficient Data Transmission

Chapter 17: Orthogonal Modulations with Memory

Appendix A: Useful Formulas

Appendix B: Notation

Appendix C: Acronyms

Appendix D: Fourier Transforms: f versus w

Appendix E: Further Reading and Bibliography