Satellite Communications Systems: Systems, Techniques and Technology / Edition 5

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Overview

Building on the success of previous editions, Satellite Communications Systems, Fifth Edition covers the entire field of satellite communications engineering from orbital mechanics to satellite design and launch, configuration and installation of earth stations, including the implementation of communications links and the set-up of the satellite network. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of satellite communications systems engineering and discusses the technological applications. It demonstrates how system components interact and details the relationship between the system and its environment. The authors discuss the systems aspects such as techniques enabling equipment and system dimensioning and state of the art technology for satellite platforms, payloads and earth stations.

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This fourth edition of a comprehensive reference covers the entire field of satellite communications engineering from orbital mechanics to satellite design and launch, configuration and installation of earth stations, the implementation of communications links, and the set-up of the satellite network. It demonstrates how system components interact, details the relationship between the system and its environment, and covers system aspects such as equipment, system dimensioning, and technology for satellite platforms, payloads, and earth stations. The book is updated to cover advances of the past four years. Maral is affiliated with Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, France. Bouquet is affiliated with Ecole Nationale Supérieure de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace, France. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470714584
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/22/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 742
  • Sales rank: 911,160
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Acronyms

Notation

1 Introduction

2 Orbits and Related Issues

3 Baseband Signals and Quality of Service QoS

4 Communications Techniques

5 Up/Down Link, Intersatellite Link and Overall Link Performance

6 Multiple Access

7 Satellite Networking

8 Earth Stations

9 The Communication Payload

10 The Platform

11 Satellite Installation and Launch Vehicles

13 Reliability of Satellite Communications Systems

Index

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    it cost to much for something you can find on wikipedia

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