Discover the basic telecommunications systems principles in an accessible learn–by–doing format
Communication Systems Principles Using MATLAB covers a variety of systems principles in telecommunications in an accessible format without the need to master a large body of theory. The text puts the focus on topics such as radio and wireless modulation, reception and transmission, wired networks and fiber optic communications. The book also explores packet networks and TCP/IP as well as digital source and channel coding, and the fundamentals of data encryption.
Since MATLAB® is widely used by telecommunications engineers, it was chosen as the vehicle to demonstrate many of the basic ideas, with code examples presented in every chapter. The text addresses digital communications with coverage of packet–switched networks. Many fundamental concepts such as routing via shortest–path are introduced with simple and concrete examples. The treatment of advanced telecommunications topics extends to OFDM for wireless modulation, and public–key exchange algorithms for data encryption. Throughout the book, the author puts the emphasis on understanding rather than memorization. The text also:
- Includes many useful take–home skills that can be honed while studying each aspect of telecommunications
- Offers a coding and experimentation approach with many real–world examples provided
- Gives information on the underlying theory in order to better understand conceptual developments
- Suggests a valuable learn–by–doing approach to the topic
Written for students of telecommunications engineering, Communication Systems Principles Using MATLAB® is the hands–on resource for mastering the basic concepts of telecommunications in a learn–by–doing format.
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Chapter 1 Signals & Systems
1.1 Chapter Objectives
1.3 Signals and Phase Shift
1.4 System Building Blocks
1.5 Integration & Differentiation of a Waveform
1.6 Generating Signals .
1.7 Measuring and Transferring Power
1.8 System Noise
1.9 Chapter Summary
Chapter 2 Wired,Wireless & Optical Systems
2.1 Chapter Objectives
2.2 Introduction .
2.3 Useful Preliminaries .
2.3.1 Frequency Components when a Signal Waveform is Known .
2.3.2 Frequency Spectrum when a Signal is Measured .
2.3.3 Measuring the Frequency Spectrum in Practice .
2.4 Wired Communications .
2.5 Radio and Wireless
2.6 Optical Transmission
2.7 Chapter Summary .
2.8 Problems .
Chapter 3 Modulation & Demodulation
3.1 Chapter Objectives
3.2 Introduction .
3.3 Useful Preliminaries .
3.4 The Need for Modulation .
3.5 Amplitude Modulation .
3.6 Frequency and Phase Modulation .
3.7 Phase Tracking and Synchronization .
3.8 Demodulation using IQ Methods
3.9 Modulation for Digital Transmission
3.10 Chapter Summary
Chapter 4 Internet Protocols & Packet Delivery Algorithms
4.1 Chapter Objectives
4.3 Useful Preliminaries
4.4 Packets, Protocol Layers and the Protocol Stack
4.5 Local Area Networks
4.6 Device Packet Delivery: Internet Protocol
4.7 Network Access Configuration .
4.8 Application Packet Delivery: TCP and UDP
4.9 TCP: Reliable Delivery and Network Fairness
4.10 Packet Routing
4.11 Chapter Summary
Chapter 5 Quantization & Coding
5.1 Chapter Objectives
5.3 Useful Preliminaries .
5.4 Digital Channel Capacity
5.6 Source Coding
5.7 Image Coding .
5.8 Speech & Audio Coding .
5.9 Chapter Summary
Chapter 6 Data Transmission & Integrity
6.1 Chapter Objectives
6.3 Useful Preliminaries .
6.4 Bit Errors in Digital Systems
6.5 Approaches to Block Error Detection
6.6 Encryption & Security
6.7 Chapter Summary