The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications, 5E / Edition 5

The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications, 5E / Edition 5

by James Harry Green
     
 

Since the fourth edition of The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications was published in 2000, wireless communications, high-profile mergers, broadband, Ethernet, and more have transformed the telecom industry. In this comprehensively revised and updated fifth edition, veteran telecom authority James Harry Green helps you understand the new concerns regarding wireless

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Overview

Since the fourth edition of The Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications was published in 2000, wireless communications, high-profile mergers, broadband, Ethernet, and more have transformed the telecom industry. In this comprehensively revised and updated fifth edition, veteran telecom authority James Harry Green helps you understand the new concerns regarding wireless networks and security, covers new wiring standards and changes to the National Electric Code, evolving Ethernet and Local Area Network (LAN) standards, the transition toward converged voice and data, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071452229
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/26/2005
Series:
Irwin Handbook of Telecommunications Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
900
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 2.09(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1A brief history of telecommunications3
Ch. 2Introduction to the public switched telephone network21
Ch. 3Introduction to data communications35
Ch. 4Data communications principles55
Ch. 5Pulse-code modulation73
Ch. 6Data communications protocols93
Ch. 7Outside plant111
Ch. 8Access technologies125
Ch. 9Structured cabling systems139
Ch. 10Local area networks155
Ch. 11Network equipment173
Ch. 12Signaling systems195
Ch. 13The PSTN and quality requirements215
Ch. 14Circuit switching systems239
Ch. 15The integrated services digital network261
Ch. 16Softswitches269
Ch. 17Optical networking289
Ch. 18Microwave radio systems309
Ch. 19Satellite communications327
Ch. 20Mobile, cellular, and PCS radio systems343
Ch. 21Wireless communications systems365
Ch. 22Video systems387
Ch. 23Station equipment405
Ch. 24Customer-premise switching system features419
Ch. 25TDM customer-premise switching systems437
Ch. 26IP customer premise equipment455
Ch. 27Automatic media distribution systems475
Ch. 28Voice-processing systems497
Ch. 29Electronic messaging systems519
Ch. 30Facsimile systems535
Ch. 31Enterprise networks551
Ch. 32Metropolitan area networks569
Ch. 33Wide area networks587
Ch. 34Frame relay605
Ch. 35Asynchronous transfer mode619
Ch. 36IP networks633
Ch. 37Network testing647
Ch. 38Network management systems661
Ch. 39Telecommunications convergence677
Ch. 40Future developments in telecommunications691

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