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For courses in Telecommunications and Data Communications.

This introduction to the technical aspects of state-of-the-art telecommunications and data communications explores fundamental principles in a simplified, yet comprehensive and practical manner. Using exceptionally easy-to-read explanations and an abundance of drawings, tables, and charts, it explains both concepts and their applications.
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  • Hardback | 664 pages
  • 205.74 x 248.92 x 43.18mm | 1,496.85g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 013020031X
  • 9780130200310

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This fourth edition of "Telecommunications" presents the most up-to-date information with regard to standards and emerging technologies in the field of telecommunications, still one of the fastest-growing industries in the world. A broad range of topics is covered, providing a solid foundation of knowledge without the intricate details of mathematical derivations and proofs. Fundamental principles are emphasized in a simplified yet comprehensive and practical manner. Comprehensive coverage if provided on all of the following: Overview of the Industry Noise Amplitude Modulation Frequency Modulation Pulse Modulation Transmission Codes and Encoding Techniques Terminals Serial Interfaces The UART Interface The Telephone Set and Subscriber Loop Interface The Telephone Network Modems Protocols Local Area Networks The Internet and Emerging Technologies Erroe Detection, Correction, and Control Fiber Optics Wireless Communications "Telecommunications" is intended primarily for use as a college text for courses in data communications or telecommunications programs, and students and faculty alike find that it becomes an excellent reference long after its use in the classroom.
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Table of contents

1. Introduction to Telecommunications.

2. Noise.

3. Amplitude Modulation.

4. Frequency Modulation.

5. Pulse Modulation and Encoding Techniques.

6. Transmission Codes.

7. Terminals.

8. Serial Interfaces.

9. The UART.

10. The UART Interface.

11. The Telephone Set and Subscriber Loop Interface.

12. The Telephone Network.

13. Modems.

14. Synchronous Protocols.

15. Local Area Networks.

16. The Internet and Emerging Technologies.

17. Error Detection, Correction, and Control.

18. Fiber Optics.

19. Wireless Communications.
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