WCDMA Design Handbook by Andrew RichardsonWCDMA Design Handbook by Andrew Richardson

WCDMA Design Handbook

byAndrew Richardson

Paperback | March 3, 2011

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Developed out of a successful professional engineering course, this practical handbook provides a comprehensive explanation of the Wideband CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) air interface of third generation UMTS cellular systems. The book addresses all aspects of the design of the WCDMA radio interface from the lower layers (RF and baseband processing) to the upper layers of the protocol architecture (non-access stratum and RRC layers). This is an ideal course book and reference for students and professional engineers.
Title:WCDMA Design HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:592 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 1.18 inPublished:March 3, 2011Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521187826

ISBN - 13:9780521187824


Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. WCDMA in a nutshell; 3. Spreading codes and modulation; 4. Physical layer; 5. RF aspects; 6. Symbol rate processing functions. 7. Chip rate processing functions. 8. Layer 2 - MAC; 9. Layer 2 - RLC; 10. PDCP and BMC protocols; 11. Non access stratum; 12. Idle mode functions; 13. Layer 3 - RRC; 14. Measurements; Index.

Editorial Reviews

"This is a good handbook with precise technical information, although some basics of WCDMA are also gathered in the first part." - Radio Communications Book Review, Michal Wagrowski