Satellite Communications

Author: Dennis Roddy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071382852
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THE DEFINITIVE REFERENCE ON SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS Satellite Communications, Third Edition is the latest update of the reference widely regarded as the most complete and accessible intro to this dynamic area of engineering. This edition has been revised to include the hottest applications in a rapidly growing field with expanded coverage of CDMA...new Internet via satellite and digital TV broadcasting chapters...an expanded section on geostationary orbits...error correction coding...and a preview of coming applications and growth. Author Dennis Roddy’s authoritative and readable treatment provides you with: Full descriptions of hardware, including satellite structures, antennas, earth stations, and onboard systems Cutting-edge applications such as wireless Internet, telephony, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and worldwide broadcasts of digital TV New information on ATM, TCP/IP, and LEO networking over satellites, mobile systems, and onboard switching Details on methods, orbits, links, access, signals, modulation, and interference All examples and problems worked in MathCad, with mathematical complexities pared to a minimum

Satellite Communications Fourth Edition

Author: Dennis Roddy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071486895
Format: PDF, Docs
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In-depth, textbook-style coverage combined with an intuitive, low-math approach makes this book particularly appealing to the wireless and networking markets New to this edition: Global wireless services, including 3G; Antenna Options; Error Coding

Satellite Communications Network Design and Analysis

Author: Kenneth Y. Jo
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608071952
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This authoritative book provides a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts of satellite communications (SATCOM) network design and performance assessments. You find discussions on a wide class of SATCOM networks using satellites as core components, as well as coverage key applications in the field. This in-depth resource presents a broad range of critical topics, from geosynchronous Earth orbiting (GEO) satellites and direct broadcast satellite systems, to low Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites, radio standards and protocols.This invaluable reference explains the many specific uses of satellite networks, including small-terminal wireless and mobile communications systems. Moreover, this book presents advanced topics such as satellite RF link analyses, optimum transponder loading, on-board processing, antenna characteristics, protected systems, information assurance, and spread spectrums. You are introduced to current and future SATCOM systems and find details on their performance supportabilities. This cutting-edge book also presents trends in multimedia satellite applications and IP services over satellites.

The Satellite Communication Ground Segment and Earth Station Handbook Second Edition

Author: Bruce Elbert
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1608076733
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This updated and expanded second edition reflects the state of earth station design and ground segment architecture. From international telephone network gateways to direct broadcast home receivers, today’s broad range of ground systems and devices require satellite communication engineers and business managers to have a broad and sound understanding of the design and operating principles of earth stations and ground control facilities. This book explores the delivery end of the satellite link and its relationship to delivery of services. Authored by a leading authority in the field, the book provides engineers and managers with the knowledge they need to devise their own approach to implementing and managing earth stations and the overall ground segment. Readers find practical guidance in an array of critical areas, including: preparing requirements, performing preliminary analyses, reviewing hardware designs, managing the introduction of the overall ground segment, and more.

Computational Electromagnetics with MATLAB Fourth Edition

Author: Matthew N.O. Sadiku
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1351365088
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This fourth edition of the text reflects the continuing increase in awareness and use of computational electromagnetics and incorporates advances and refinements made in recent years. Most notable among these are the improvements made to the standard algorithm for the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method and treatment of absorbing boundary conditions in FDTD, finite element, and transmission-line-matrix methods. It teaches the readers how to pose, numerically analyze, and solve EM problems, to give them the ability to expand their problem-solving skills using a variety of methods, and to prepare them for research in electromagnetism.

RF and Microwave Applications and Systems

Author: Mike Golio
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420006711
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This volume, RF and Microwave Applications and Systems, includes a wide range of articles that discuss RF and microwave systems used for communication and radar and heating applications. Commercial, avionics, medical, and military applications are addressed. An overview of commercial communications systems is provided. Past, current, and emerging cellular systems, navigation systems, and satellite-based systems are discussed. Specific voice and data commercial systems are investigated more thoroughly in individual chapters that follow. Detailed discussions of military electronics, avionics, and radar (both military and automotive) are provided in separate chapters. A chapter focusing on FR/microwave energy used for therapeutic medicine is also provided. Systems considerations including thermal, mechanical, reliability, power management, and safety are discussed in separate chapters. Engineering processes are also explored in articles about corporate initiatives, cost modeling, and design reviews. The book closes with a discussion of the underlying physics of electromagnetic propagation and interference. In addition to new chapters on WiMAX and broadband cable, nearly every existing chapter features extensive updates and several were completely rewritten to reflect the massive changes areas such as radio navigation and electronic warfare.

The RF and Microwave Handbook Second Edition 3 Volume Set

Author: Mike Golio
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439833230
Format: PDF, Mobi
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By 1990 the wireless revolution had begun. In late 2000, Mike Golio gave the world a significant tool to use in this revolution: The RF and Microwave Handbook. Since then, wireless technology spread across the globe with unprecedented speed, fueled by 3G and 4G mobile technology and the proliferation of wireless LANs. Updated to reflect this tremendous growth, the second edition of this widely embraced, bestselling handbook divides its coverage conveniently into a set of three books, each focused on a particular aspect of the technology. Six new chapters cover WiMAX, broadband cable, bit error ratio (BER) testing, high-power PAs (power amplifiers), heterojunction bipolar transistors (HBTs), as well as an overview of microwave engineering. Over 100 contributors, with diverse backgrounds in academic, industrial, government, manufacturing, design, and research reflect the breadth and depth of the field. This eclectic mix of contributors ensures that the coverage balances fundamental technical issues with the important business and marketing constraints that define commercial RF and microwave engineering. Focused chapters filled with formulas, charts, graphs, diagrams, and tables make the information easy to locate and apply to practical cases. The new format, three tightly focused volumes, provides not only increased information but also ease of use. You can find the information you need quickly, without wading through material you don’t immediately need, giving you access to the caliber of data you have come to expect in a much more user-friendly format.

Radio System Design for Telecommunications

Author: Roger L. Freeman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470050438
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Step-by-step tutorial to master current design techniques for wireless communication systems The Third Edition of Radio System Design for Telecommunications brings this highly acclaimed book fully up to date with the latest technological advances and new applications. At the same time, the hallmarks of the previous editions, including the text's popular tutorial presentation, have been retained. Readers therefore get all the tools and guidance they need to master an essential set of current design techniques for radio systems that operate at frequencies of 3 MHz to 100 GHz. Using simple mathematics, the author illustrates design concepts and applications. The book's logical organization, beginning with a discussion of radio propagation problems, enables readers to progressively develop the skills and knowledge needed to advance in the text. Topics that are new to the Third Edition include: Chapter devoted to wireless LANs (WLANs) as detailed in IEEE 802.11 Subsections covering IEEE 802.15, 802.16, 802.20, and the wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN) WiFi, WiMax, and UWB applications that have recently experienced explosive growth Broadband radio in telecommunications, as well as offset frequency division multiplex (OFDM), a new technique for transmitting information in an interference environment The use of very small aperture satellite terminal (VSAT) systems as an economical alternative to public switched telecommunication networks (PSTN) Review questions and problems at the end of each chapter engage readers' newfound skills and knowledge and help them assess whether they are ready to progress to the next chapter. References are provided for readers who want to investigate particular topics in greater depth. Students in wireless telecommunications will find the book's tutorial style ideal for learning all the ins and outs of radio system design, whereas professionals in the industry will want to refer to the Third Edition for its clear explanations of the latest technology and applications.

Building Services Engineering

Author: David Chadderton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134376707
Format: PDF
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Engineering services present a significant cost in terms of the installation cost, the energy consumed and the maintenance, repair and upgrading of the systems. It is therefore important that construction professionals have a good understanding of the basics and applications of building services engineering. This thoroughly up-dated fourth edition of David Chadderton's text provides study materials in the fields of construction, architectural, surveying and energy engineering. In particular, the chapters on The Built Environment and Energy Economics benefit from the author's recent industrial work. Additional material, including further questions, interactive calculations, simple PowerPoint material and links to related websites, are available on the author's website. David is a Chartered Professional Engineer with the Institution of Engineers Australia, a Chartered Building Services Engineer with the Engineering Council in the UK, through the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating. Since November 2001, David he has been Director of his own company, Eteq Pty Ltd. specializing in the designing and implementation of energy saving projects in commercial, health care, university and manufacturing buildings.