Digital Signal Transmission / Edition 1

Digital Signal Transmission / Edition 1

by Chris Bissell, David Chapman
     
 

Aimed at enabling readers to understand the fundamental concepts and processes, this volume provides a thorough up-to-date foundation in the concepts of modern digital transmission for undergraduate study in telecommunications. See more details below

Overview

Aimed at enabling readers to understand the fundamental concepts and processes, this volume provides a thorough up-to-date foundation in the concepts of modern digital transmission for undergraduate study in telecommunications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521425575
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction1
1.1The Integrated Services Digital Network1
1.2Standards2
1.3Convergence of telecommunications and computing3
1.4Open Systems Interconnection3
1.5Analogue and digital signals6
1.6How to use this book10
Pt. 1Models13
2Signals and systems16
2.1Introduction16
2.2Linearity17
2.3Frequency-domain representation of periodic signals22
2.4Frequency-domain representation of pulses29
2.5Characterising systems in the time-domain40
2.6Discrete processing43
2.7Input-output relationships in the time-domain51
2.8Summary59
3Random signals and noise62
3.1Introduction62
3.2Statistical averages (means)62
3.3Probability density functions64
3.4Frequency-domain characterisation of random signals70
3.5Combining random sources79
3.6Noise and threshold detection in digital systems80
3.7Jitter and wander90
3.8Summary92
Pt. 2Processes95
4Pulses for digital transmission100
4.1Introduction100
4.2Signalling rate and data rate100
4.3Intersymbol interference (ISI)104
4.4Orthogonality and signal space115
4.5Matched filter detection119
4.6Sinusoidal pulses128
4.7Summary146
5Line codes149
5.1Introduction149
5.2Code descriptions150
5.3Decoding and error detection163
5.4Timing and synchronisation173
5.5Spectral considerations179
5.6Summary189
6Channel codes192
6.1Introduction192
6.2Differential coding192
6.3Scrambling199
6.4Block codes: error detection and error correction206
6.5Convolutional coding213
6.6Summary228
Pt. 3Digital Transmission Over the Public Switched Telephone Network231
7Analogue and digital sources236
7.1Introduction236
7.2Sampling236
7.3Encoding and decoding237
7.4Signal reconstruction245
7.5Systems aspects of PCM248
7.6Delta modulation and differential PCM253
7.7Digital sources256
7.8Summary261
8Digital transmission hierarchies263
8.1Introduction263
8.2The plesiochronous digital hierarchy (PDH)264
8.3The synchronous digital hierarchy (SDH)270
8.4Summary284
9An optical fibre link286
9.1Introduction286
9.2Receiver signal to noise ratio289
9.3Pulse shaping298
9.4The integrating effect of the high-impedance receiver299
9.5The trans-impedance receiver301
9.6Summary303
Appendix A: Fourier series and transforms305
Appendix B: Convolution307
Appendix C: Modelling applications of spreadsheets308
Answers to numerical exercises312
References316
Index318

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