Principles of Electronic Communication Systems

Principles of Electronic Communication Systems

3rd Edition

By Louis Frenzel

  • Copyright: 2008

  • Publication Date: Jan 26 2007

  • ISBN 10: 007322278X

  • ISBN 13: 9780073222783



Principles of Electronic Communication Systems 3/e provides the most up-to-date survey available for students taking a first course in electronic communications. Requiring only basic algebra and trigo

Principles of Electronic Communication Systems 3/e provides the most up-to-date survey available for students taking a first course in electronic communications. Requiring only basic algebra and trigonometry, the new edition is notable for its readability, learning features and numerous full-color photos and illustrations. A systems approach is used to cover state-of-the-art communications technologies, to best reflect current industry practice. This edition contains greatly expanded and updated material on the Internet, cell phones, and wireless technologies. Practical skills like testing and troubleshooting are integrated throughout. A brand-new Laboratory & Activities Manual provides both hands-on experiments and a variety of other activities, reflecting the variety of skills now needed by technicians. A new Online Learning Center web site is available, with a wealth of learning resources for students. An Instructor Productivity Center CD-ROM features solutions to all problems, PowerPoint lessons, and ExamView test banks for each chapter.

  • Language: English

  • Imprint: WCB/McGraw-Hill

  • Dimension: 8.6 x 11.2

  • Page Count: 0

New Features

  • New streamlined book design used to highlight learning features, four-color art figures and photographs.
  • Updated coverage of cell phones and wireless technologies in chapters 20 and 21.
  • Systems approach to electronic communications is used, reflecting current trends in the workplace.
  • Internet technologies are covered in new chapter 15, which includes a section on Internet Security.
  • OLC website includes includes the follwing student resources: self-tests, lab follow-up, links to sites of interest, chapter study overviews, and career information. Instructors will find online versions of the instructor's manual, PowerPoint and lab follow-up.
  • An all-new Laboratory & Activities Manual is available, with hands-on labs, simulation routines, and a wide range of activities.
  • Television chapter, fully updated, is available on the OLC website, for those who cover the topic.
  • Tests & Measurements are covered in chapter 22, with coverage of new technologies like JTAG.
  • Good to Know margin features direct students to key points in the text.

Key Features

  • Modern coverage of all major communications topics, concentrating on the key areas students need to master.
  • Instructor Productivity Center (IPC) offers complete PowerPoint lessons and electronic test banks for each chapter, plus the Instructor's Manual, with complete solutions to text questions and problems, in electronic form. CPS from eInstruction is also available for classroom management and testing.








Chapter 1 Introduction to Electronic Communication

1-1 The Significance of Human Communications

1-2 Communicati

Table of Contents




Chapter 1 Introduction to Electronic Communication

1-1 The Significance of Human Communications

1-2 Communication Systems

1-3 Types of Electronic Communication

1-4 Modulation and Multiplexing

1-5 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

1-6 Bandwidth

1-7 A Survey of Communication Applications

1-8 Careers in the Communications Industry

Chapter 2 The Fundamentals of Electronics: A Review

2-1 Gain, Attenuation and Decibels

2-2 Tuned Circuits

2-3 Filters

2-4 Fourier Theory

Chapter 3 Amplitude Modulation Fundamentals

3-1 AM Concepts

3-2 Modulation Index and Percentage of Modulation

3-3 Sidebands and The Frequency Domain

3-4 AM Power

3-5 Single-Sideband Modulation

3-6 Classification of Radio Emissions

Chapter 4 Amplitude Modulator and Demodulator Circuits

4-1 Basic Principles of Amplitude Modulation

4-2 Amplitude Modulators

4-3 Amplitude Demodulators

4-4 Balanced Modulators

4-5 SSB Circuits

Chapter 5 Fundamentals of Frequency Modulation

5-1 Basic Principles of Frequency Modulation

5-2 Principles of Phase Modulation

5-3 Modulation Index and Sidebands

5-4 Noise Suppression Effects of FM

5-5 Frequency Modulation versus Amplitude Modulation

Chapter 6 FM Circuits

6-1 Frequency Modulators

6-2 Phase Modulators

6-3 Frequency Demodulators

Chapter 7 Digital Communications Techniques

7-1 Digital Transmission of Data

7-2 Data Converters

7-3 Parallel and Serial Transmission

7-4 Pulse Code Modulation

7-5 Pulse Modulation

7-6 Digital Signal Processing

Chapter 8 Radio Transmitters

8-1 Transmitter Fundamentals

8-2 Carrier Generators

8-3 Power Amplifiers

8-4 Impedance Matching Networks

8-5 Typical Transmitter Circuits

Chapter 9 Communications Receivers

9-1 Basic Principles of Signal Reproduction

9-2 Superheterodyne Receivers

9-3 Frequency Conversion

9-4 Intermediate Frequency and Images

9-5 Noise

9-6 Typical Receiver Circuits

9-7 Receivers and Transmitters

Chapter 10 Multiplexing and Demultiplexing

10-1 Multiplexing Principles

10-2 Frequency Division Multiplexing

10-3 Time Division Multiplexing

10-3 Pulse Code Modulation

10-4 Duplexing

Chapter 11 Data Transmission Techniques

11-1 Digital Codes

11-2 Principles of Digital Transmission

11-3 Transmission Efficiency

11-4 Basic Modem Concepts

11-5 Wideband Modulation

11-6 Advanced Modem Technology

11-7 Error Detection and Correction

11-8 Protocols

Chapter 12 Introduction to Networking and Local Area Networks

12-1 Network Fundamentals

12-2 LAN Hardware

12-3 Ethernet LANs

12-4 Token Ring LAN

Chapter 13 Transmission Lines

13-1 Transmission Line Basics

13-2 Standing Waves

13-3 Transmission Lines as Circuit Elements

13-4 The Smith Chart

Chapter 14 Antennas and Wave Propagation

14-1 Antenna Fundamentals

14-2 Common Antenna Types

14-3 Radio Wave Propagation

Chapter 15 Internet Technologies

15-1 Internet Applications

15-2 Internet Transmission Systems

15-3 Storage Area Networks

15-4 Internet Security

Chapter 16 Microwave Communications

16-1 Microwave Concepts

16-2 Microwave Transistor Amplifiers

16-3 Waveguides and Cavity Resonators

16-4 Microwave Semiconductor Diodes

16-5 Microwave Tubes

16-6 Microwave Antennas

16-7 Microwave Applications

Chapter 17 Satellite Communications

17-1 Satellite Orbits

17-2 Satellite Communications Systems

17-3 Satellite Subsystems

17-4 Ground Stations

17-5 Satellite Applications

Chapter 18 Telecommunication Systems

18-1 Telephones

18-2 The Telephone System

18-3 Facsimile

18-4 Paging Systems

18-5 Integrated Services Digital Network

18-6 Internet Telephony

Chapter 19 Optical Communication

19-1 Optical Principles

19-2 Optical Communication System

19-3 Fiber Optic Cables

19-4 Optical Transmitters and Receivers

19-5 Wavelength Division Multiplexing

19-6 Passive Optical Networks

Chapter 20 Cell Phone Technologies

20-1 Cellular Telephone Systems

20-2 The Advanced Mobile Telephone System

20-3 Digital Cell Phone Systems

Chapter 21 Wireless Technologies

21-1 Wireless LANs

21-2 PANs and Bluetooth

21-3 ZigBee and Mesh Wireless Networks

21-4 WiMAX and Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

21-5 Infrared Wireless

21-6 Radio Frequency Identification

21-7 Ultra Wideband Wireless

Chapter 22 Communication Tests and Measurements

22-1 Communications Test Equipment

22-2 Common Communication Tests

22-3 Troubleshooting Techniques

22-4 Electromagnetic Interference Testing



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About the Authors

Louis Frenzel