Wireless Digital Communications

Wireless Digital Communications : Modulation and Spread Spectrum Applications

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Featuring the latest coverage of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) systems, this is the only book in the wireless digital communications field which contains an in-depth analysis and description of practical R&D, design, and implementation sections, with an emphasis on the newest generations of modulation and spread spectrum systems. Describes modern digital communications principles required for comprehension, analysis, design, advanced R&D, and maintenance/operation of present and future generations of digital wireless, cellular and mobile systems. Complete coverage of digital cellular communications, satellite mobile radio, personal communication systems and wireless LANs.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 544 pages
  • 182 x 243 x 23mm | 993g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0130986178
  • 9780130986177

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Wireless, Cellular, Digital, PCS-Mobile Radio. Summary. Mobile Communications: Evolution and Fundamentals. International Mobile Satellite, Low Earth Orbit, and Medium Altitude Orbit Satellite Frequency Bands. Personal Communication Systems (PCS) Universal Digital PCS. Standards: The Importance of National and International Standardization. Mobile Personal Computers (PC) and Personal Communication Systems (PCS). U.S. and World Cellular Markets. 2. Speech Coding for Wireless Systems Applications. Introduction to Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Techniques in Wireless Telephone and Broadcast Systems. Speech Coding Techniques for Audio and Voice. American and European Speech Codes. 3. Radio Propagation and Cellular Engineering Concepts. Introduction. Fundamental Radio Propagation and System Concepts. Fundamentals of Antenna Gain. Propagation Characteristics. Models of Multipath-Faded Radio Signals. Instrumentation and Measurements for Laboratory and Field Tests. Delay-Spread Field Measurement Results. Industry Standards for Propagation Models. Problems. 4. Digital Modulation-Demodulation (MODEM) Techniques. Introduction. Baseband Transmission Systems. Modem Principles and Architectures. Interference. Definitions and Performance of Spectral and Power Efficiency. Performance in Complex Interference-Controlled Mobile Systems. Advantages of Coherent Demodulation over Noncoherent Systems. Advanced Modulation Methods. Adaptive Equalization for Frequency- Selective Faded and Delay-Spread Systems. Synchronization of Burst Demodulators: Carrier Recovery and Symbol Timing Recovery. Problems. 5. Coding: Error Correction and Detection. Error Control Requirements. Interleaving. Block Coding. Convolutional Coding. Price of Error Correction: Reduced Throughput? Word-Error Rate, False-Alarm Rate, and Probability of Bit Error. Repetition Transmission and Majority-Voting System: Concepts and Performance. Automatic Repeat Request. 6. Spread-Spectrum Systems. Introduction. Fundamental Concepts of Spread-Spectrum Systems. Pseudo-noise Sequences. Performance of Direct- Sequence Spread-Spectrum Systems. Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA): Direct-Sequence (DS) and Frequency-Hopped (FH) Spread-Spectrum Systems. Frequency-Hopping Spread-Spectrum Systems. Synchronization of Spread-Spectrum Systems. Spread- Spectrum Applications in Cellular, PCS, and Mobile Communications. Problems. 7. Diversity Techniques for Mobile-Wireless Radio Systems. Introduction. Concepts of Diversity Branch and Signal Paths. Combining and Switching Methods. Carrier-to-Noise and Carrier-to-Interference Ratio Performance Improvements. Average Pe Performance Improvement. Summary. Problems. 8. Personal Mobile Satellite Communications. Introduction. Integration of GEO, LEO, and MEO Satellite and Terrestrial Mobile Systems. Personal Satellite Communications Programs. 9. Cellular and Wireless Systems Engineering. Introduction. Access Methods: TDMA (TDD and FDMA); Spread-Spectrum Frequency-Hopping; Direct-Sequence CDMA and CSMA. Comparison of Linearly Amplified BPSK, DQPS and DQPSK and Nonlinearly Amplified (NLA) GMSK, GFSK, 4-FM, and FQPSK Radio Equipment (Coherent and Noncoherent). Radio Link Design of Digital Wireless Cellular Systems. Spectrum Utilization in Digital Wireless Mobile Systems. Capacity and Throughput (Message Delay) Study and Comparison of GMSK, GFSK, and FQPSK Modulated Wireless Systems. Time Division Multiple Access Wireless Cellular Systems. Code Division Multiple Access Spread-Spectrum Digital Cellular IS-95 System. Standards for Wireless Local Area Networks. Wireless Personal Communications. Problems. Appendices. Statistical Communication Theory: Terms, Definitions, and Concepts. Software Package of CREATE-1 (Disk Enclosed). Dr. Feher Associates Patented Filter, Digital Signal Processing, and Correlated Modulation/RF Amplification Means: GMSK, GFSK, FBPSK and FQPSK Implementations of Digcom, Inc. Licensed Technologies. Abbreviations and Acronyms. Bibliography. Index.show more

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