Digital Telephony / Edition 3by John C. Bellamy
Pub. Date: 02/07/2000
From the reviews of the Second Edition ... "The book stresses how systems operate and the rationale behind their design, rather than presenting rigorous analytical formulations ... [It provides] the practicality and breadth essential to mastering the concepts of modern communications systems." -Telecommunication Journal In this expanded new edition of his… See more details below
From the reviews of the Second Edition ... "The book stresses how systems operate and the rationale behind their design, rather than presenting rigorous analytical formulations ... [It provides] the practicality and breadth essential to mastering the concepts of modern communications systems." -Telecommunication Journal In this expanded new edition of his bestselling book, telephony expert John Bellamy continues to provide telecommunications engineers with practical, comprehensive coverage of all aspects of digital telephone systems, while addressing the rapid changes the field has seen in recent years. Bellamy discusses the near-complete conversion to digital technology in telephone networks worldwide, examines both existing and emerging technologies, and explores the intricacies of carrying voice over data networks as well as the use of telephone networks for carrying data for Internet access. He emphasizes system design, implementation, and application, but also correlates the practice to communications theory. With 30 percent new material, Digital Telephony, Third Edition features:
* Clear explanations on how to overcome problems associated with the replacement of old analog technology with new digital technology
* A new chapter on digital mobile telephone technology
* New material on how, data networks support voice communication
* A new chapter on digital subscriber access technologies
* More than 300 graphs illustrating concepts
* Examples from the U.S. network as well as ITU public telephone networks
- Publication date:
- Wiley Series in Telecommunications and Signal Processing Series, #47
- Edition description:
- Product dimensions:
- 6.34(w) x 9.41(h) x 1.53(d)
Table of Contents
Background and Terminology.
Digital Transmission and Multiplexing.
Digital Modulation and Radio Systems.
Network Synchronization Control and Management.
Fiber Optic Transmission Systems.
Digital Mobile Telephony.
Data and Asynchronous Transfer Mode Networks.
Digital Subscriber Access.
Answers to Selected Problems.
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Dr. Bellamy's book on digital telephony is one of the most accurate and complete books on the subject. I have found Digital Telephony an invaluable help while attending postgraduate courses on modern telecommunication systems.