Guide to Wireless Communications

Guide to Wireless Communications

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Learn about the most popular wireless data communications technologies in use today as GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, 4E examines Bluetooth, ZigBee, Wi-Fi, cellular and satellite communications while providing a broad industry perspective. You develop a solid base of knowledge in Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs), Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMANs), and Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWANs) to help you better understand the most popular wireless communications available today. This book's comprehensive approach to wireless communication technology provides the solid background you need to prepare you for a future career in today's information and communications technology field.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 189 x 233 x 26mm | 748g
  • CENGAGE Learning Custom Publishing
  • Mason, OH, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 1305958535
  • 9781305958531
  • 1,214,914

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Wireless Communications.
2. Wireless Data Transmission.
3. Understanding Radio Frequency Communications.
4. How Antennas Work.
5. Wireless Personal Area Networks.
6. Introduction to Wi-Fi WLANs.
7. Enhancing WLAN Performance.
8. Extending WLANs and WLAN Security.
9. WMAN - Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks.
10. WWAN - Wireless Wide Area Networks.
11. RFID - Radio Frequency Identification.
12. Wireless Communication in Business.
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"Comprehensive overview of the wireless technology landscape; Great hands-on projects and excises after the chapter. Examples makes understanding of the RF communication concepts easy"
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About Jorge Olenewa

Jorge L. Olenewa has been an instructor at George Brown College for more than 15 years, where he continues to teach and assist in the creation and implementation of several programs of study related to networking and wireless technologies. This academic experience and more than four decades of working in the computer industry formed the foundation of his book, GUIDE TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS, now in its 4th Edition. A keynote speaker on wireless technologies and co-chair at WECON, a major international Wireless and Embedded Systems conference in India, Mr. Olenewa has completed applied researched in wireless applications for in-vehicle entertainment systems, Real-Time Location Systems, and two Mobile Learning research projects. He is a Cisco (R) Certified Academy Instructor and Manages the Cisco Networking Academy at George Brown College. Mr. Olenewa holds a B.S. in Electronic Information Systems from B.L.A.I. in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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