Digital Communications (3rd Edition)

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Digital techniques are central to almost all modern telecommunications systems. The third edition of Digital Communications has retained both its comprehensive coverage and its balance between theory, applications and systems implementation. Its main aim is to develop the mathematical theory of signal processing and use this theory to describe modern digital communications.

 

This text is geared towards students who already have a technical understanding of electrical engineering from their introductory years at university and who wish to focus on digital communications. It covers everything these students will need to know, including modern techniques. It is also suitable for professional engineers.

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Digital techniques are central to almost all modern telecommunications systems.  The third edition of Digital Communications has retained both its comprehensive coverage and its balance between theory, applications and systems implementation.  Its main aim is to develop the mathematical theory of signal processing and use this theory to describe modern digital communications. 

Key features

  • Presents a comprehensive quantitative treatment of digital communications principles including information theory, PCM, source coding, encryption, channel coding, multiplexing, modulation and optimum filtering
  • Includes a thorough treatment of system noise and communication link budgets
  • Introduces the principles of system simulation
  • Describes a range of modern systems, including satellite communications, cellular radio and networks (wireless MANs, LANs and PANs)
  • Provides a revised and extended treatment of networks that includes OFDM, circuit and packet switching, ATM and B-ISDN,  MIMO, xDSL, FTTx, FDDI, DQDB, BFWA (including IEE 802.16),  Bluetooth and UWB
  • Extensive examples and end-of-chapter problems
  • Updated references, web addresses, standards and bibliography
  • Outline solutions to problems available for instructors on the WWW

This text is suitable for undergraduates and first year postgraduate students.  It also provides an excellent overview for professional engineers.

 

Ian Glover is Reader in Radio Science & Wireless Communication in the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde and Visiting Professor at Universidade Federal de Campina Grande, Brasil. 

Peter Grant is the Regius Professor of Engineering at the University of Edinburgh and was Head of the School of Engineering and Electronics there from 2002 to 2008.

About the Author:

Peter Grant is Head of the School of Engineering and Electronics at the University of Edinburgh.

 

Ian Glover is a reader in Radio Science and Wireless Communications at the University of Strathcylde.

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