Modern Electronic Communication / Edition 7

Modern Electronic Communication / Edition 7

by Gary Miller, Jeff Beasley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130167622

ISBN-13: 9780130167620

Pub. Date: 04/28/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Completely revised and updated to incorporate all of the latest information available concerning this intriguing and ever-changing field, this edition of Modern Electronic Communication sets every standard for comprehensiveness, quality of presentation, and instructional approach.

Key pedagogical-features contribute to this best-selling text's

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Overview

Completely revised and updated to incorporate all of the latest information available concerning this intriguing and ever-changing field, this edition of Modern Electronic Communication sets every standard for comprehensiveness, quality of presentation, and instructional approach.

Key pedagogical-features contribute to this best-selling text's popularity and effectiveness as an 'invaluable learning tool and reference.

  • TROUBLESHOOTING, very important to employers, is addressed in a separate section in every chapter to develop and enhance the readers' problem-solving skills as well as their ability to anticipate problems before they occur.
  • OBJECTIVES and INTRODUCTION at the beginning of each chapter clearly outline specific goals for the reader.
  • LIBERAL USE OF COLOR throughout the text provides necessary clarification of illustrations while adding interest and appeal.
  • EXTENSIVE PROBLEM SETS, WORKED-OUT EXAMPLES, AND END-OF-CHAPTER SUMMARIES, QUESTIONS, AND PROBLEMS (including Questions for Critical Thinking) highlight and strengthen the impact of key points.
  • KEY TERMS with definitions are highlighted in the margins as they are introduced to foster inquisitiveness and ensure retention.
  • GLOSSARY OF TERMS and DIRECTORY OF ACRONYMS at the end of the book are convenient, comprehensive, and essential references for anyone involved in the industry.

In addition all new to the seventh edition:

  • TROUBLESHOOTING WITH ELECTRONICS WORKBENCH MULTISIM—Each chapter contains EWB Multisim circuit simulations and troubleshooting exercises.
  • ACCOMPANYING CD-ROMbrings over 90 percent of the circuit diagrams from the text to life through Electronics Workbench software.
  • NEW CONTENT AREAS are provided to reflect developments and changes in the industry.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130167620
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
04/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
883
Product dimensions:
7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Introductory Topics2
1-1Introduction4
1-2The dB in Communications7
1-3Noise11
1-4Noise Designation and Calculation18
1-5Noise Measurement25
1-6Information and Bandwidth27
1-7LC Circuits35
1-8Oscillators44
1-9Troubleshooting52
1-10Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim58
Summary60
Questions and Problems61
Chapter 2Amplitude Modulation: Transmission68
2-1Introduction70
2-2Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals70
2-3Percentage Modulation76
2-4AM Analysis78
2-5Circuits for AM Generation83
2-6AM Transmitter Systems91
2-7Transmitter Measurements95
2-8Troubleshooting101
2-9Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim107
Summary109
Questions and Problems109
Chapter 3Amplitude Modulation: Reception114
3-1Receiver Characteristics116
3-2AM Detection119
3-3Superheterodyne Receivers125
3-4Superheterodyne Tuning127
3-5Superheterodyne Analysis131
3-6Automatic Gain Control138
3-7AM Receiver Systems141
3-8Troubleshooting149
3-9Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim154
Summary156
Questions and Problems157
Chapter 4Single-Sideband Communications160
4-1Single-Sideband Characteristics162
4-2Sideband Generation: The Balanced Modulator165
4-3SSB Filters169
4-4SSB Transmitters173
4-5SSB Demodulation181
4-6SSB Receivers183
4-7Troubleshooting185
4-8Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim194
Summary196
Questions and Problems196
Chapter 5Frequency Modulation: Transmission200
5-1Angle Modulation202
5-2A Simple FM Generator203
5-3FM Analysis207
5-4Noise Suppression216
5-5Direct FM Generation223
5-6Indirect FM Generation229
5-7Phase-Locked Loop FM Transmitter231
5-8Stereo FM234
5-9FM Transmissions237
5-10Troubleshooting238
5-11Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim246
Summary248
Questions and Problems248
Chapter 6Frequency Modulation: Reception254
6-1Block Diagram256
6-2RF Amplifiers257
6-3Limiters259
6-4Discriminators261
6-5Phase-Locked Loop267
6-6Stereo Demodulation275
6-7FM Receivers279
6-8Troubleshooting282
6-9Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim287
Summary289
Questions and Problems289
Chapter 7Communications Techniques292
7-1Introduction294
7-2Frequency Conversion294
7-3Special Techniques298
7-4Receiver Noise, Sensitivity, and Dynamic Range Relationships304
7-5Frequency Synthesis309
7-6Direct Signal Synthesis320
7-7FM Communications Transceivers322
7-8Spread-Spectrum Techniques344
7-9Troubleshooting346
7-10Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim349
Summary353
Questions and Problems353
Chapter 8Digital Communications: Coding Techniques356
8-1Introduction358
8-2Alphanumeric Codes359
8-3Pulse-Code Modulation362
8-4Digital Signal Encoding Formats379
8-5Coding Principles383
8-6Code Error Detection and Correction387
8-7Troubleshooting397
8-8Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim399
Summary402
Questions and Problems402
Chapter 9Digital Communications: Transmission406
9-1Introduction408
9-2Background Material for Digital Communications408
9-3Bandwidth Considerations416
9-4Digital Modulation Techniques417
9-5Delta and Pulse Modulation428
9-6Time-Division Multiple Access (TDMA)439
9-7Data Transmission441
9-8Telemetry443
9-9Computer Communication448
9-10Troubleshooting456
9-11Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim458
Summary461
Questions and Problems461
Chapter 10Network Communications466
10-1Introduction468
10-2Basic Telephone Operation468
10-3Cellular Phone and PCS Systems477
10-4Local Area Networks483
10-5Assembling a LAN489
10-6LAN Interconnection493
10-7Internet495
10-8IP Telephony496
10-9Interfacing the Networks498
10-10Troubleshooting504
10-11Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim506
Summary508
Questions and Problems509
Chapter 11Transmission Line512
11-1Introduction514
11-2Types of Transmission Lines514
11-3Electrical Characteristics of Transmission Lines521
11-4Propagation of DC Voltage Down a Line526
11-5Nonresonant Line531
11-6Resonant Transmission Line532
11-7Standing Wave Ratio540
11-8The Smith Chart544
11-9Transmission Line Applications553
11-10Troubleshooting557
11-11Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim560
Summary563
Questions and Problems564
Chapter 12Wave Propagation568
12-1Electrical to Electromagnetic Conversion570
12-2Electromagnetic Waves570
12-3Waves Not in Free Space573
12-4Ground- and Space-Wave Propagation576
12-5Sky-Wave Propagation579
12-6Satellite Communications586
12-7Troubleshooting593
12-8Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim596
Summary598
Questions and Problems598
Chapter 13Antennas602
13-1Basic Antenna Theory604
13-2Half-Wave Dipole (Hertz) Antenna604
13-3Radiation Resistance610
13-4Antenna Feed Lines613
13-5Vertical (Marconi) Antenna616
13-6Antenna Arrays621
13-7Special-Purpose Antennas624
13-8Troubleshooting628
13-9Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim635
Summary639
Questions and Problems639
Chapter 14Waveguides and Radar644
14-1Comparison of Transmission Systems646
14-2Types of Waveguides647
14-3Physical Picture of Waveguide Propagation651
14-4Other Types of Waveguides653
14-5Other Waveguide Considerations655
14-6Termination and Attenuation659
14-7Directional Coupler661
14-8Coupling Waveguide Energy and Cavity Resonators662
14-9Radar666
14-10Microintegrated Circuit Waveguiding671
14-11Troubleshooting673
14-12Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim675
Summary678
Questions and Problems679
Chapter 15Microwaves and Lasers684
15-1Microwave Antennas686
15-2Microwave Tubes692
15-3Solid-State Microwave Devices699
15-4Ferrites707
15-5Low-Noise Amplification714
15-6Lasers717
15-7Troubleshooting720
15-8Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim724
Summary727
Questions and Problems728
Chapter 16Television732
16-1Introduction734
16-2Transmitter Principles734
16-3Transmitter/Receiver Synchronization737
16-4Resolution740
16-5The Television Signal742
16-6Television Receivers743
16-7The Front End and IF Amplifiers744
16-8The Video Section750
16-9Sync and Deflection751
16-10Principles of Color Television754
16-11Sound and Picture Improvements761
16-12Digital Television763
16-13Troubleshooting767
16-14Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim770
Summary773
Questions and Problems773
Chapter 17Fiber Optics778
17-1Introduction780
17-2The Nature of Light782
17-3Optical Fibers786
17-4Fiber Attenuation and Dispersion791
17-5Optical Components795
17-6Fiber Connections and Splices805
17-7System Design and Operational Issues808
17-8Cabling and Construction813
17-9Optical Networking816
17-10Safety824
17-11Troubleshooting825
17-12Troubleshooting with Electronics Workbench Multisim829
Summary831
Questions and Problems831
Appendix A835
Glossary843
Acronyms and Abbreviations861
Index869

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