Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems: An Entry-Level Guide

Understanding Telecommunications and Lightwave Systems: An Entry-Level Guide

by John G. Nellist
     
 

This updated edition provides an overview of the emerging technology of lightwave systems and its impact on communications. You will be shown the basic principles and standards of today's telephone network as well as current and future technologies of microwave radio, satellite and wireless communications, digital switching, and video transmission. See more details below

Overview

This updated edition provides an overview of the emerging technology of lightwave systems and its impact on communications. You will be shown the basic principles and standards of today's telephone network as well as current and future technologies of microwave radio, satellite and wireless communications, digital switching, and video transmission.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780780304185
Publisher:
IEEE
Publication date:
04/28/1992
Pages:
200

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1The Evolution of Telecommunications3
2Analog Transmission11
3Digital Transmission16
4Basic Multiplexing Techniques21
5Switching Hierarchy29
6North American Digital Hierarchies34
7Transmission39
8The Local Subscriber Loop50
9Microwave Radio59
10Satellite Communications67
11Switching Systems79
12Private Branch Exchange (PBX)89
13Traffic Considerations96
14Data Transmission101
15Video Transmission114
16Cellular Mobile Telephone Service122
17Lightwave Systems133
18Local Area Network (LAN)200
19Broadband Integrated Services Digital Network216
Telecommunications Glossary226
Bibliography242
Index243
Answers to Review Questions249

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