Satellite Communications Fourth Edition

Author: Dennis Roddy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071486897
Release Date: 2006-02-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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: 9781608071951
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Artificial satellites in telecommunication

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: 9781608076734
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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.

Canadian Professional Engineering and Geoscience

Author: Gordon C. Andrews
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780176441340
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Earth scientists

This comprehensive textbook introduces engineers and geoscientists to the structure, practice, and ethics of their professions and encourages them to apply ethical concepts in their professional lives. It is a comprehensive reference for engineers and geoscientists in any branch of these professions, in any province or territory of Canada. The book is intended for practicing professionals, recent graduates, and senior undergraduates and is an excellent study guide for the practice and ethics part of the Professional Practice Examination (PPE) required for licensing in every province and territory.

Satellite Communications

Author: Dennis Roddy
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071382854
Release Date: 2001-04-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

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

Architect and Engineer Liability Claims Against Design Professionals 4th Edition

Author: Sido
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454845164
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Business & Economics

Now you can keep construction design exposure to a minimum! Prepared for design and construction professionals and their attorneys, this comprehensive, up-to-date resource is written by eminent authorities in the field. Architect and Engineer Liability: Claims Against Design Professionals, Fourth Edition details all relevant topics: risk management, alternative dispute resolution, trial conduct, handling shop drawings, insurance and surety, and more. You'll get straightforward answers to all your legal questions, as well as examples of the valuable lessons learned by leading design and construction experts.

Catalog of Copyright Entries Third Series

Author:
Publisher: Copyright Office, Library of Congress
ISBN: STANFORD:36105006357466
Release Date: 1968
Genre: Copyright

Includes Part 1, Number 2: Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals July - December)

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Author: Robert J. Huffman
Publisher:
ISBN: 0810328941
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Research


Communication Systems Engineering

Author: John G. Proakis
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105005179911
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Thorough coverage of basic digital communication system principles ensures that readers are exposed to all basic relevant topics in digital communication system design. The use of CD player and JPEG image coding standard as examples of systems that employ modern communication principles allows readers to relate the theory to practical systems. Over 180 worked-out examples throughout the book aids readers in understanding basic concepts. Over 480 problems involving applications to practical systems such as satellite communications systems, ionospheric channels, and mobile radio channels gives readers ample opportunity to practice the concepts they have just learned. With an emphasis on digital communications, Communication Systems Engineering, Second Edition introduces the basic principles underlying the analysis and design of communication systems. In addition, this book gives a solid introduction to analog communications and a review of important mathematical foundation topics. New material has been added on wireless communication systems -- GSM and CDMA/IS-94; turbo codes and iterative decoding; multicarrier (OFDM) systems; multiple antenna systems. Includes thorough coverage of basic digital communication system principles -- including source coding, channel coding, baseband and carrier modulation, channel distortion, channel equalization, synchronization, and wireless communications. Includes basic coverage of analog modulation such as amplitude modulation

Building Services Engineering

Author: David Chadderton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134376704
Release Date: 2004-08-02
Genre: Architecture

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.

Fundamentals of Telecommunications

Author: Roger L. Freeman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471720935
Release Date: 2005-05-20
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The Second Edition of this critically-acclaimed text continues the standard of excellence set in the first edition by providing a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of telecommunication networks without bogging you down in complex technical jargon or math. Although focusing on the basics, the book has been thoroughly updated with the latest advances in the field, including a new chapter on metropolitan area networks (MANs) and new sections on Mobile Fi, ZigBee and ultrawideband. You’ll learn which choices are now available to an organization, how to evaluate them and how to develop strategies that achieve the best balance among cost, security and performance factors for voice, data, and image communication.