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Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications, 5E / Edition 5
     

Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications, 5E / Edition 5

by James Harry Green
 

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ISBN-10: 0071452222

ISBN-13: 2900071452228

Pub. Date: 10/26/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

What are the latest developments in telecommunications? How are new and emerging products impacting the industry n and your job? Where are we headed tomorrow?

The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications,Fourth Edition provides the answers to virtually every question on the past,present and future of telecommunications. This covers-every-issue volume is the

Overview

What are the latest developments in telecommunications? How are new and emerging products impacting the industry n and your job? Where are we headed tomorrow?

The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications,Fourth Edition provides the answers to virtually every question on the past,present and future of telecommunications. This covers-every-issue volume is the indispensable reference in the field,including detailed — yet easy-to-understand — coverage of:

*new technologies,including packet switching,pulse code modification,cellular and PCS systems,gigabit Ethernet,voice/data convergence and many others.

*the latest Internet applications,including virtual private networks and voice over protocols E-commerce *strategies to help you more effectively utilize the business-to-business aspects of the Internet the continuing impact of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

Also included are over 250 web addresses for telecommunications manufacturers,carriers,vendors and organizations. Plus an exhaustive dictionary of over 400 acronyms n everything from AAC (alternate access carrier) to XPD (cross-polarization discrimination).

The telecommunications industry is changing at a lightning pace. Cable television providers offer dial tone and Internet access. Packet networks continue to replace circuit-switching networks for voice and data convergence. It seems that,with each new day,a new technology or emerging product creates a dramatically different landscape.

The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications,Fourth Edition,brings the entire spectrum of telecommunications into focus. This new edition of author James Harry Green's indispensable industryreference­­updated to concentrate on the increasingly global aspects of technologies­­provides top-to-bottom explanations of all aspects of telecommunications,plus clarifies the increasing interrelationship between telecom's numerous components. It's all here:

  • Voice and data fundamentals
  • Pulse code modulation
  • Outside plant
  • Structured wiring
  • Local area network principles
  • Circuit-switching concepts
  • Packet technoliges
  • Fiber optics
  • Microwave radio
  • Satellite transmission
  • Cellular and PCS radio systems
  • International Telecommunications Union standards
  • Digital cable transmission systems
  • PBX
  • Centrex
  • Automatic call distribution
  • Voice processing
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Frame relay
  • Internetworking and convergence
  • Network management systems

For precision,for reliability,for state-of-the-art technology­­The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications stands alone. It remains the standard reference manual for anyone involved in,or just beginning to learn about,the telecommuncations industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900071452228
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/26/2005
Series:
Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
900

Table of Contents

Part One: Principles of Telecommunications Systems.Chapter 1: A Brief History of Telecommunications. Chapter 2: Introduction to Voice Communications. Chapter 3: Introduction to Data Networks. Chapter 4: Data Communications Principles. Chapter 5: Pulse Code Modulation. Chapter 6: Outside Plant. Chapter 7: Structured Wiring Systems. Chapter 8: Data Communications Protocols. Chapter 9: Local Area Network Principles. Chapter 10: Common Equipment. Part Two: Circuit Switching Systems. Chapter 11: Signaling Systems. Chapter 12: Circuit Switching Technology. Chapter 13: Local Switching Systems. Chapter 14: Tandem Switching Systems. Part Three: Transmission Systems. Chapter 15: Lightwave Communications. Chapter 16: Microwave Radio Systems. Chapter 17: Satellite Communications. Chapter 18: Mobile, Cellular, and PCS Radio Systems. Chapter 19: Wireless Communications Systems. Chapter 20: Video Systems. Part Four. Customer Premises Equipment. Chapter 21: Local Area Network Equipment. (and more...)

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