Satellite Communication Engineering [NOOK Book]

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Highlighting satellite and earth station design, links and communication systems, error detection and correction, and regulations and procedures for system modeling, integrations, testing, and evaluation, Satellite Communication Engineering provides a simple and concise overview of the fundamental principles common to information communications. It discusses block and feedback ciphering; covers orbital errors; evaluates multi-beam satellite networks; illustrates bus, electrical, and mechanical systems design; ...

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Satellite Communication Engineering

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Overview

Highlighting satellite and earth station design, links and communication systems, error detection and correction, and regulations and procedures for system modeling, integrations, testing, and evaluation, Satellite Communication Engineering provides a simple and concise overview of the fundamental principles common to information communications. It discusses block and feedback ciphering; covers orbital errors; evaluates multi-beam satellite networks; illustrates bus, electrical, and mechanical systems design; analyzes system reliability and availability; elucidates reflector/lens, phased array, and helical antenna systems; explores channel filters and multiplexers; and more.

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This engineering textbook introduces the basic principles of satellite communication systems. The Australian author describes the configuration of a satellite and a basic earth terminal, the characteristics of orbiting paths, equations for calculating links and the carrier-to-noise ratio, multiple access methods, error correction coding techniques, and the architecture of mobile satellite systems. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203910283
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/24/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 280
  • File size: 6 MB

Table of Contents

Series Introduction
Preface
1 Basic Principles of Satellite Communications 1
2 Satellites 22
3 Earth Stations 77
4 Satellite Links 131
5 Communication Networks and Systems 156
6 Error Detection and Correction Coding Schemes 174
7 Regulatory Agencies and Procedures 200
8 Mobile Satellite System Services 209
App. A: Notations 244
App. B: Glossary of Terms 249
Index 257
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