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For courses in wireless communication networks and systems



A Comprehensive Overview of Wireless Communications

Wireless Communication Networks and Systems covers all types of wireless communications, from satellite and cellular to local and personal area networks. Organized into four easily comprehensible, reader-friendly parts, it presents a clear and comprehensive overview of the field of wireless communications. For those who are new to the topic, the book explains basic principles and fundamental topics concerning the technology and architecture of the field. Numerous figures and tables help clarify discussions, and each chapter includes a list of keywords, review questions, homework problems, and suggestions for further reading. The book includes an extensive online glossary, a list of frequently used acronyms, and a reference list. A diverse set of projects and other student exercises enables instructors to use the book as a component in a varied learning experience, tailoring courses to meet their specific needs.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 178 x 232 x 17.78mm | 771g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0133594173
  • 9780133594171
  • 1,222,175

Table of contents

1. Introduction

PART ONE: TECHNICAL BACKGROUND

2. Transmission Fundamentals

3. Communication Networks

4. Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite

PART TWO: WIRELESS COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

5. Overview of Wireless Communications

6. The Wireless Channel

7. Signal Encoding Techniques

8. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing

9. Spread Spectrum

10. Coding and Error Control

PART THREE: WIRELESS LOCAL AND PERSONAL AREA NETWORKS

11. Wireless LAN Technology and the IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard

12. Bluetooth and IEEE 802.15

PART FOUR: WIRELESS MOBILE NETWORKS AND APPLICATIONS

13. Cellular Wireless Networks

14. Fourth Generation Systems and Long Term Evolution

15. Mobile Applications and Mobile IP

16. Long-Range Communications

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Traffic Analysis

Appendix B: Fourier Analysis

Appendix C: Data Link Control Protocols

Glossary

References

Index
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