Reference Data for Engineers: Radio, Electronics, Computers and Communications by Mac E. Van ValkenburgReference Data for Engineers: Radio, Electronics, Computers and Communications by Mac E. Van Valkenburg

Reference Data for Engineers: Radio, Electronics, Computers and Communications

byMac E. Van Valkenburg, Mac E. Van Valkenburg, Wendy M. Middleton, Editor-in-Chief, Ninth Edition; independent editor, project manager, and consultant

Other | October 19, 2001

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Reference Data for Engineers is the most respected, reliable, and indispensable reference tool for technical professionals around the globe. Written by professionals for professionals, this book is a complete reference for engineers, covering a broad range of topics. It is the combined effort of 96 engineers, scientists, educators, and other recognized specialists in the fields of electronics, radio, computer, and communications technology.

By providing an abundance of information on essential, need-to-know topics without heavy emphasis on complicated mathematics, Reference Data for Engineers is an absolute "must-have" for every engineer who requires comprehensive electrical, electronics, and communications data at his or her fingertips. Featured in the Ninth Edition is updated coverage on intellectual property and patents, probability and design, antennas, power electronics, rectifiers, power supplies, and properties of materials. Useful information on units, constants and conversion factors, active filter design, antennas, integrated circuits, surface acoustic wave design, and digital signal processing is also included. The Ninth Edition also offers new knowledge in the fields of satellite technology, space communication, microwave science, telecommunication, global positioning systems, frequency data, and radar.

* Widely acclaimed as the most practical reference ever published for a wide range of electronics and computer professionals, from technicians through post-graduate engineers.

* Provides a great way to learn or review the basics of various technologies, with a minimum of tables, equations, and other heavy math.

Title:Reference Data for Engineers: Radio, Electronics, Computers and CommunicationsFormat:OtherDimensions:1672 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 19, 2001Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080515967

ISBN - 13:9780080515960


Table of Contents

Contents: Ch. 1- Frequency Data; Ch. 2- International Telephony Recommendations; Ch.3- Units, Constants, and Conversion Factors; Ch. 4- Properties of Materials; Ch.5- Components or Parts; Ch.6- Fundamentals of Networks; Ch.7- Fourier Waveform Analysis; Ch.8- Filters, Simple Band-Pass Design; Ch.9- Filters, Modern-Network-Theory Design; Ch.10- Active Filter Design; Ch.11- Attenuators; Ch.12- Measurements and Analysis; Ch.13- Magnetic-Core Transformers and Reactors; Ch.14- Power Electronics-Rectifiers, Filters, and Power Supplies; Ch.15- Feedback Control Systems; Ch.16- Electron Tubes; Ch.17- Power Grid-Tube Circuits; Ch.18- Semiconductors and Transistors; Ch.19- Transistor Circuits; Ch.20- Integrated Circuits
Ch.21- Optoelectronics; Ch.22-Optical Communications; Ch.23- Analog Communications
Ch.24- Digital Communications; Ch.25- Information Theory and Coding; Ch.26- Computer Communications Networks; Ch.27- Satellite and Space Communications; Ch.28- Discrete-Time Signal Processing; Ch.29- Transmission Lines; Ch.30- Waveguides and Resonators; Ch.31- Scattering Matrices; Ch.32- Antennas; Ch.33- Electromagnetic-Wave Propagation
Ch.34- Radio Noise and Interference; Ch.35- Broadcasting; Cable Television and Recording System Standards; Ch.36- Radar; Ch.37- Radio Navigation Aids; Ch.38- Common Carrier Transmission; Ch.39- Switching Networks and Traffic Concepts; Ch.40- Electroacoustics
Ch.41- Lasers; Ch.42- Computer Organization and Programming; Ch.43- Logic Design
Ch.44- Probability and Statistics; Ch.45- Reliablity and Life Testing; Ch.46- Cellular Telecommunications Systems; Ch.47- Mathematical Equations; Ch.48- Mathematical Tables
Ch.49-Miscellaneous Data