Principles of Electronic Communication Systems

Hardcover | January 26, 2007

byLouis Frenzel

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Principles of Electronic Communication Systems 3/e provides the most up-to-date survey available for students taking a first course in electronic communications. Requiring only basic algebra and trigonometry, the new edition is notable for its readability, learning features and numerous full-color photos and illustrations. A systems approach is used to cover state-of-the-art communications technologies, to best reflect current industry practice. This edition contains greatly expanded and updated material on the Internet, cell phones, and wireless technologies. Practical skills like testing and troubleshooting are integrated throughout. A brand-new Laboratory & Activities Manual provides both hands-on experiments and a variety of other activities, reflecting the variety of skills now needed by technicians. A new Online Learning Center web site is available, with a wealth of learning resources for students. An Instructor Productivity Center CD-ROM features solutions to all problems, PowerPoint lessons, and ExamView test banks for each chapter.

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Principles of Electronic Communication Systems 3/e provides the most up-to-date survey available for students taking a first course in electronic communications. Requiring only basic algebra and trigonometry, the new edition is notable for its readability, learning features and numerous full-color photos and illustrations. A systems ap...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:12.8 × 9.1 × 1.5 inPublished:January 26, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:007322278X

ISBN - 13:9780073222783

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Table of Contents

PRINCIPLES OF ELECTRONIC COMMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS3rd Edition

Preface

Chapter 1 Introduction to Electronic Communication

1-1The Significance of Human Communications

1-2Communication Systems

1-3Types of Electronic Communication

1-4Modulation and Multiplexing

1-5The Electromagnetic Spectrum

1-6Bandwidth

1-7A Survey of Communication Applications

1-8Careers in the Communications Industry

Chapter 2 The Fundamentals of Electronics: A Review

2-1Gain, Attenuation and Decibels

2-2Tuned Circuits

2-3Filters

2-4Fourier Theory

Chapter 3 Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals

3-1 AM Concepts

3-2Modulation Index and Percentage of Modulation

3-3Sidebands and The Frequency Domain

3-4AM Power

3-5Single-Sideband Modulation

3-6Classification of Radio Emissions

Chapter 4 Amplitude Modulator and Demodulator Circuits

4-1Basic Principles of Amplitude Modulation

4-2Amplitude Modulators

4-3Amplitude Demodulators

4-4Balanced Modulators

4-5SSB Circuits

Chapter 5 Fundamentals of Frequency Modulation

5-1Basic Principles of Frequency Modulation

5-2Principles of Phase Modulation

5-3Modulation Index and Sidebands

5-4Noise Suppression Effects of FM

5-5Frequency Modulation versus Amplitude Modulation

Chapter 6 FM Circuits

6-1Frequency Modulators

6-2Phase Modulators

6-3Frequency Demodulators

Chapter 7 Digital Communications Techniques

7-1Digital Transmission of Data

7-2Data Converters

7-3Parallel and Serial Transmission

7-4Pulse Code Modulation

7-5Pulse Modulation

7-6Digital Signal Processing

Chapter 8 Radio Transmitters

8-1Transmitter Fundamentals

8-2Carrier Generators

8-3Power Amplifiers

8-4Impedance Matching Networks

8-5Typical Transmitter Circuits

Chapter 9 Communications Receivers

9-1Basic Principles of Signal Reproduction

9-2Superheterodyne Receivers

9-3Frequency Conversion

9-4Intermediate Frequency and Images

9-5Noise

9-6Typical Receiver Circuits

9-7Receivers and Transmitters

Chapter 10 Multiplexing and Demultiplexing

10-1 Multiplexing Principles

10-2 Frequency Division Multiplexing

10-3 Time Division Multiplexing

10-3 Pulse Code Modulation

10-4 Duplexing

Chapter 11 Data Transmission Techniques

11-1 Digital Codes

11-2 Principles of Digital Transmission

11-3 Transmission Efficiency

11-4 Basic Modem Concepts

11-5 Wideband Modulation

11-6 Advanced Modem Technology

11-7 Error Detection and Correction

11-8 Protocols

Chapter 12 Introduction to Networking and Local Area Networks

12-1 Network Fundamentals

12-2 LAN Hardware

12-3 Ethernet LANs

12-4 Token Ring LAN

Chapter 13 Transmission Lines

13-1 Transmission Line Basics

13-2 Standing Waves

13-3 Transmission Lines as Circuit Elements

13-4 The Smith Chart

Chapter 14 Antennas and Wave Propagation

14-1 Antenna Fundamentals

14-2 Common Antenna Types

14-3 Radio Wave Propagation

Chapter 15 Internet Technologies

15-1 Internet Applications

15-2 Internet Transmission Systems

15-3 Storage Area Networks

15-4 Internet Security

Chapter 16 Microwave Communications

16-1 Microwave Concepts

16-2 Microwave Transistor Amplifiers

16-3 Waveguides and Cavity Resonators

16-4 Microwave Semiconductor Diodes

16-5 Microwave Tubes

16-6 Microwave Antennas

16-7 Microwave Applications

Chapter 17 Satellite Communications

17-1 Satellite Orbits

17-2 Satellite Communications Systems

17-3 Satellite Subsystems

17-4 Ground Stations

17-5 Satellite Applications

Chapter 18 Telecommunication Systems

18-1 Telephones

18-2 The Telephone System

18-3 Facsimile

18-4 Paging Systems

18-5 Integrated Services Digital Network

18-6 Internet Telephony

Chapter 19 Optical Communication

19-1 Optical Principles

19-2 Optical Communication System

19-3 Fiber Optic Cables

19-4 Optical Transmitters and Receivers

19-5 Wavelength Division Multiplexing

19-6 Passive Optical Networks

Chapter 20 Cell Phone Technologies

20-1 Cellular Telephone Systems

20-2 The Advanced Mobile Telephone System

20-3 Digital Cell Phone Systems

Chapter 21 Wireless Technologies

21-1 Wireless LANs

21-2 PANs and Bluetooth

21-3 ZigBee and Mesh Wireless Networks

21-4 WiMAX and Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

21-5 Infrared Wireless

21-6 Radio Frequency Identification

21-7 Ultra Wideband Wireless

Chapter 22 Communication Tests and Measurements

22-1 Communications Test Equipment

22-2 Common Communication Tests

22-3 Troubleshooting Techniques

22-4 Electromagnetic Interference Testing

Appendix

Glossary

Index