The UMTS Air-Interface in RF Engineering: Design and Operation of UMTS Networks / Edition 1

The UMTS Air-Interface in RF Engineering: Design and Operation of UMTS Networks / Edition 1

by Shing-Fong Su
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing


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The UMTS Air-Interface in RF Engineering: Design and Operation of UMTS Networks / Edition 1

Everything Engineers Need to Design, Build, and Operate 3G

Wireless Networks for Global Voice and Data Communications

The UMTS Air-Interface in RF Engineering shows you how to design, build, and operate the 3G wireless networks that carry most of today's global voice and data communications. The book explains the RF engineering aspects of UMTS, key elements of the 3GPP specifications, and practical operation of UMTS networks.

Written by an internationally renowned expert on wireless systems, this essential engineering tool takes you through UMTS basics and standards …radio resource and link controls…physical layer…cell reselection… handover…power control…HSDPA…WCDMA RF network planning and optimization…repeaters and tower top amplifiers…inter-system interference …and more. Filled with 150 detailed illustrations, The UMTS Air-Interface in RF Engineering features:

• A complete explanation of UMTS in an RF engineering context

• Expert information on key elements of the 3GPP specifications

• Numerous applications of theoretical concepts to the day-to-day

operation of UMTS networks

• Step-by-step guidance on UMTS physical layer procedures

Inside This Cutting-Edge UMTS Engineering Guide


• Introduction to UMTS • UMTS Fundamentals • UMTS Standards _ Radio Resource Control • Radio Link Control • Medium Access Control • Physical Layer • Cell Reselection • Handover • Power Control • HSDPA • WCDMA RF Network Planning • WCDMA RF Network Optimization • Repeaters and Tower Top Amplifiers • Inter-System Interferences • WCDMA and CDMA 2000

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071488662
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 03/23/2007
Pages: 356
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.96(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Introduction to UMTS

Chapter 2: UMTS Fundamentals

Chapter 3: Overview of 3GPP and UMTS Standards

Chapter 4: Radio Resource Control

Chapter 5: Radio Link Control

Chapter 6: Medium Access Control

Chapter 7: Physical Layer

Chapter 8: Cell Reselection

Chapter 9: Handover

Chapter 10: Power Control

Chapter 11: HSDPA Overview

Chapter 12: WCDMA RF Network Planning

Chapter 13: WCDMA RF Network Optimization

Chapter 14: Applications of Repeaters and Tower Mounted Amplifiers in WCDMA Networks

Chapter 15: Intersystem Interferences

Chapter 16: Comparison of WCDMA and CDMA2000

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