ISBN-10:
0470433663
ISBN-13:
9780470433669
Pub. Date:
04/13/2009
Publisher:
Wiley
A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge / Edition 2009

A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge / Edition 2009

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Overview

The ultimate reference book for professionals in the wireless industry

The information presented in this book reflects the evolution of wireless technologies, their impact on the profession, and the industry's commonly accepted best practices. Organized into seven main areas of expertise, A Guide to the Wireless Engineering Body of Knowledge (WEBOK) enhances readers' understanding of:

  • Wireless access technologies
  • Network and service architecture
  • Network management and security
  • Radio frequency engineering, propagation,and antennas
  • Facilities infrastructure
  • Agreements, standards, policies, and regulations
  • Wireless engineering fundamentals

Complemented with a large number of references and suggestions for further reading, the WEBOK is an indispensable resource for anyone working in the wireless industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470433669
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/13/2009
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

With more than 40,000 members worldwide, the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) provides an international forum for the exchange of ideas on communications and information networking. The society is committed to meeting the educational needs of wireless engineers via publications, conferences, workshops, chapter meetings, and educational programs.

Table of Contents

CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS.

INTRODUCTION.

WIRELESS ACCESS TECHNOLOGIES.

1.1 INTRODUCTION.

1.2 CONTENTS.

1.3 DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS.

1.4 MOBILIT MANAGEMENT.

1.5 WIRELES ASCCESS TECHNOLOGY STANDARDIZATION.

1.6 LOCAL, PERSONAL AND NEAR-FIELD COMMUNICATIONS.

1.7 DIGITAL MOBILE CELLULAR TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION-2G TO 3G.

1.8 BEYOND 3G AND FUTURE TRENDS.

NETWORK AND SERVICE ARCHITECTURE.

2.1 INTRODUCTION.

2.2 CONTENTS.

2.3 CIRCUIT-SWITCHED CELLULAR NETWORK ARCHITECTURE.

2.4 TCP/IP IN PACKET SWITCHED NETWORKS.

2.5 VolP/SIP FOR IP MULTIMEDIA.

2.6 PACKET-SWITCHED MOBILE NETWORKS AND IMS.

2.7 ALTERNATIVE NETWORK ARCHITECTURES-MESH NETWORKS.

2.8 ALTERNATIVE NETWORK ARCHITECTURES-MOBILE AD HOC NETWORKS.

2.9 SERVICE ENABLER EVOLUTION.

2.10 SERVICE FRAMEWORK.

2.11 FUNDAMENTALS OF TRAFFIC ENGINEERING.

2.12 KEY REFERENCES.

NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY.

3.1 INTRODUCTION.

3.2 CONTENTS.

3.3 THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGINY INFRASTRUCTURE LIBRARY.

3.4 THE ENHANCED TELECOM OPERATIONS MAP.

3.5 THE SIMPLE NETWORK MANAGEMENT PROTOCOL (SNMP).

3.6 SECURITY REQUIREMENTS.

3.7 REFERENCES.

RADIO FREQUENCY ENGINEERING PROPAGATION AND ANTENNAS.

4.1 INTRODUCTION.

4.2 CONTENTS.

4.3 ANTENNAS.

4.4 PROPAGATION.

4.5 RF ENGINEERING.

4.6 KEY REFERENCES.

FACILITIES INFRASTRUCTURE.

5.1 INTRODUCTION.

5.2 CONTENTS.

5.3 AC AND DC POWER SYSTEMS.

5.4 ELECTRICAL PROTECTION.

5.5 HEATING, VENTILATION, AND AIR CONDITIONING.

5.6 EQUIPMENT RACKS, RACK MOUNTING SPACES, AND RELATED HARDWARE.

5.7 WAVEGUIDES AND TRANSMISSION LINES.

5.8 TOWER SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS.

5.9 DISTRIBUTED ANTENNA SYSTEMS AND BASE STATION HOTELS.

5.10 PHYSICAL SECURITY, ALARM AND SURVEILIANCE SYSTEMS.

5.11 NATIONAALN D INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS AND SPECIFICATIONS.

5.12 REFERENCES.

AGREEMENTS, STANDARDS, POLICIES. AND REGULATIONS.

6.1 INTRODUCTION.

6.2 CONTENTS.

6.3 AGREEMENTS.

6.4 STANDARDS.

6.5 POLICIES.

6.6 REGULATIONS.

6.7 REFERENCES.

FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE.

7.1 INTRODUCTION.

7.2 CONTENTS.

7.3 ELECRICALE NGINEERING BASICS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS.

7.4 SIGNAL PROCESSING AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.

7.5 RF ENGINEERING.

7.6 INSTRUMENTS AND MEASUREMENTS [WIT02].

7.7 COMMUNICATION NETWORKS.

7.8 OTHER COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.

7.9 GENERAL ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS.

7.10 KEY REFERENCES.

APPENDIXES.

APPENDIX A: COMPLETE REFERENCES & FURTHER RESOURCES.

APPENDIX B: CREATING THE WEBOK.

APPENDIX C: SUMMARY OF KNOWLEDGE AREAS.

APPENDIX D: GLOSSARY.

APPENDIX E: ABOUT THE IEEE COMMUNICATIONS SOCIETY.

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