Broadcast Engineer's Reference Book

Broadcast Engineer's Reference Book

by EPJ Tozer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240519086

ISBN-13: 9780240519081

Pub. Date: 03/31/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Compiled by leading international experts, this authoritative reference work covers every aspect of broadcast technology from compression techniques to the latest digital interactive technologies in one source. Written with a minimum of maths, the book provides detailed coverage and quick access to key technologies, standards and practices, whether you are from an

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Overview

Compiled by leading international experts, this authoritative reference work covers every aspect of broadcast technology from compression techniques to the latest digital interactive technologies in one source. Written with a minimum of maths, the book provides detailed coverage and quick access to key technologies, standards and practices, whether you are from an audio-visual, communications or computing background. If you are an industry professional, practicing engineer, technician or sales person looking for a guide that covers the broad landscape of television technology in one handy source, the Television Engineer's Handbook offers comprehensive, accurate technical information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240519081
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1048
Product dimensions:
7.66(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.98(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1
Quantities and Units;
Engineering Mathematics, Formulas and Calculations;
Analogue and Digital Circuit Theory;
Information Theory and Error Correction;
Coaxial Cable and Optical Fibres;
TCP/IP Networking;
SAN and NAS Technologies;
Telco Technologies;
Colour Displays and Colourimetry;
Section 2
Linear Digital Audio systems;
Nonlinear Audio Systems;
Television Standards and Broadcasting Spectrum;
Colour encoding and decoding;
Time code;
Sound in Syncs;
VBI data carriage;
Broadcast Interconnect formats;
File storage formats;
HDTV;
MPEG 2;
DVB standards;
Data Broadcast;
ATSC Audio and Video and PSIP transmission;
Interactive TV;
SimulCrypt, CA and encryption systems;
Section 3
Lens systems and optics;
Optical Pickups;
Studio Cameras and camcorders;
VTRs and Tape Storage;
Standards Convertors;
Section 4
TV Studios and Studio Equipment;
Camera Mountings and Mounts;
Studio Lighting and Control;
Talk back and communications systems;
mixers and switchers;
Visual FX systems;
Editing systems and controllers;
Telecines;
Sound Recording;
Sound Mixing and control;
Surround Sound audio;
HDTV production systems;
Routers and Matrices;
Transmission Systems;
Media Asset Management systems;
Electronic News Production Systems;
Section 5
OB vehicles and Mobile Control Rooms;
OB and ENG Links;
Electronic News Gathering and Field Production;
Power generators for Outside Broadcast;
Battery Systems;
Section 6
Radio frequency propagation;
Thermionics, Power Grid and Linear Beam Tubes;
Transposers;
Terrestrial Service Area Planning;
Satellite Service area planning;
Microwave Relay systems;
Uplink Terminals;
Intercity Links & Switching;
Transmitter Power System Equipment;
Masts Towers and Antennas;
Section 7
Analogue Television Performance Measurements;
Digital video systems test and measurement;
Audio systems test and measurement;
EMC Measurement;
RF Measurement;
Broadcast Test Equipment;
Systems Monitoring and Management;

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