Fundamentals of Communication Systems

Fundamentals of Communication Systems : International Edition

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For a one/two-semester senior or first-year graduate level course in analog and digital communications. This text is also a suitable reference for electrical engineers for all basic relevant topics in digital communication system design. With an emphasis on digital communications, Communication Systems Engineering, introduces the basic principles underlying the analysis and design of communication systems. In addition, this text gives a solid introduction to analog communications and a review of important mathematical foundation more

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  • Paperback | 880 pages
  • 178 x 235mm
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 0131293591
  • 9780131293595

Table of contents

(NOTE: Each chapter concludes with Further Reading and Problems.) 1 Introduction 1.1 Historical Review 1.2 Elements of an Electrical Communication 1.3 Communication Channels and Their Characteristics 1.4 Mathematical Models for Communication Channels 2 Signals and Linear Systems 2.1 Basic Concepts 2.2 Fourier Series 2.3 Fourier Transform 2.4 Filter Design 2.5 Power and Energy 2.6 Hilbert Transform and Its Properties 2.7 Lowpass and Bandpass Signals 3 Amplitude Modulation 3.1 Introduction to Modulation 3.2 Amplitude Modulation (AM) 3.3 AM Modulators and Demodulators 3.4 Signal Multiplexing 3.5 AM Radio Broadcasting 4 Angle Modulation 4.1 Representation of FM and PM Signals 4.2 Spectrum of Angle Modulated Signals 4.3 Angle Modulators and Demodulators 4.4 FM Radio and Television Broadcasting 4.5 Mobile Wireless Telephone Systems 5 Probability and Random Processes 5.1 Review of Probability and Random Variables 5.2 Random Processes: Basic Concepts 5.3 Gaussian and White Processes 6 Effect of Noise on Analog Communications 6.1 Effect of Noise on Amplitude Modulation Systems 6.2 Effect of Noise on Angle Modulation 6.3 Comparison of Analog Modulation Systems 6.4 Phase-Locked Loops 6.5 Effects of Transmission Losses 7 Analog to Digital Conversion 7.1 Sampling Theorem 7.2 Quantization 7.3 Encoding 7.4 Waveform Coding 7.5 Analysis-Synthesis Techniques 7.6 Digital Audio Transmission and Recording 7.7 The JPEG Image Coding Standard 8 Digital Modulation in AWGN Baseband Channels 8.1 Geometric Representation of Signal Waveforms 8.2 Binary Pulse Modulation 8.3 Optimum Receiver Design 8.4 M-ary Pulse Modulation 8.5 Probability of Error for M-ary Pulse Modulation 8.6 Symbol Synchronization 9 Transmission through Bandlimited AWGN Channels 9.1 Transmission through Bandlimited Channels 9.2 Signal Design for Bandlimited Channels 9.3 Probability of Error for Detection of Digital PAM 9.4 System Design for Channel Distortion 10 Transmission of Digital Information via Carrier Modulation 10.1 Amplitude Modulated Digital Signals 10.2 Phase Modulated Digital Signals 10.3 QAM Signals 10.4 Frequency Modulated Digital Signals 10.5 Comparison of Modulation Methods 11 Selected Topics in Digital Communications 11.1 Fading Multipath Channels 11.2 Multicarrier Modulation and OFDM 11.3 Spread-Spectrum Communication Systems 11.4 Digital Cellular Communication Systems 11.5 Performance Analysis for Wireline and Radio Communication Channelsshow more